After replacing the license file, you get warnings about a “Grace Period” to renew the license in 4000 days

KB ID: 1950
Product: Veeam Backup & Replication
Version: 7.x, 8.x, 9.x
Published:
Last Modified: 2016-08-19
KB Languages: FR

Challenge

This article covers an issue which impacts the following versions differently, but is caused by the same issue.
Veeam Backup & Replication 7
Veeam Backup & Replication 8 and 9
 
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Cause

This occurs when the incorrect license file is used. For example, when a version 7 license is applied to version 9.

Solution

Download and apply the license file that matches the installed version of Veeam Backup & Replication.

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More Information

You can open the .LIC file with Notepad (or other text file editor) to view the license version.
 

Please be aware that starting from September 2018 downloading updates will require an active contract for the corresponding product.

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