How to obtain a Veeam Backup & Replication Enterprise Plus limited license for use with Veeam Availability for Nutanix AHV and Veeam Agents

KB ID: 2698
Product: Veeam Backup & Replication;Veeam Agent for Linux;Veeam Agent for Microsoft Windows;Veeam Availability for Nutanix AHV
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Last Modified: 2018-07-31

Challenge

A Veeam Backup & Replication installation and license file are necessary to enable the Full Functionality mode for Availability for Nutanix AHV or to manage Veeam Agents centrally from the Veeam Backup & Replication console. 

Customers who do not currently own a license for Veeam Backup & Replication may obtain a special license to activate its full features.

Solution

A Veeam Backup & Replication Enterprise Plus limited license is available on the portal to the License Administrator of the Nutanix AHV or Agent license.

  1. Log on to the Veeam Customer Portal and go to Notifications >> Promos (https://my.veeam.com/#/promotions)
  2. If you are the License Administrator for a Nutanix AHV or Agent license you will see this:
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       3. Select “Download a License now”.  The download will begin automatically.  The file name is Veeam_backup_subscription_0.lic.

 

More Information

If you do not see the license on the promotions page you may not be logged in as the License Administrator.  You can verify the assigned License Administrator here: (https://my.veeam.com/#/licenses/production).  To change the License Administrator, please open a licensing case.

If you already have Veeam Backup & Replication of a lesser edition installed, but want to take advantage of the Enterprise Plus edition functionality for your AHV backups, a new Veeam Backup & Replication instance must be deployed specific to your AHV backups.

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

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