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

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.
 
KB ID:
1950
Product:
Veeam Backup & Replication
Version:
7.x, 8.x, 9.x
Published:
2014-11-11
Last Modified:
2020-08-13
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