License compatibility and merge rules for Veeam Availability Suite v10

KB ID:
3085
Product:
Veeam Backup & Replication;Veeam ONE
Version:
10.0
Published:
Last Modified:
2020-02-17

Challenge

The following describes general licensing, compatibility and merge rules for end users/customers. It shows the monitoring and reporting capabilities of Veeam ONE licensed perpetually (per socket) and by subscription (per instance), and compares the monitoring functionality available to users based on single key scenarios, merged key scenarios, and mixed infrastructures.

Solution

The following tables display the monitoring and reporting capabilities for Veeam ONE Perpetual (sockets), based on the type of backup license key installed.

Monitoring is not supported for Veeam Backup & Replication servers licensed with Package=Starter.

Legend

All workloads – Veeam ONE will monitor and report against all workloads.
VMs only – Veeam ONE will monitor and report only against VMs. Agents, NAS and other instance-based workloads data will not be collected by Veeam ONE.
Non-VM workloads only – Veeam ONE will monitor and report only against agents, NAS and other instance-based workloads. VMs data will not be collected by Veeam ONE.
Cannot add to Veeam ONE – Veeam Backup&Replication servers cannot be monitored by Veeam ONE.
 

Single Key Scenarios

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* Includes “free” built-in instances (up to 6) to allow evaluation of Veeam Availability Suite (Non-VMs workloads only).
 

Merged Key Scenarios

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In case of mixed infrastructures where a customer has different sites with different products purchased, but still wants to monitor the entire infrastructure with a single Veeam ONE server, the following monitoring rules will apply:

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NOTE: Monitoring for "Non-VM workloads only", such as Veeam Agents, is determined by the license key installed in Veeam Backup & Replication.
 

Rental keys


Veeam ONE rental is able to monitor backup server with any license, except for “Package=Starter”.
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