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Converting Veeam B&R Paid License to Free

My Veeam Backup & Replication license is soon to expire. I want to change from the paid version to the free version (Veeam Backup & Replication Community Edition). Veeam B&R CE can protect up to 10 VMs for free.

I uninstalled Backup & Replication and installed the latest version. The license has not changed. How do I remove the old license?

Solution

  1. Delete the following key with regedit.exe
  2. HLKM\SOFTWARE\Veeam\Veeam Backup and Replication\License\Lic1 (REG_BINARY)

If this doesn’t help please try the following command:

For versions prior 9.5 Update 4:

Veeam.Backup.Manager.exe -removelicense [all, vbr, vaw, val]

For version 9.5 Update 4 and newer:

Veeam.Backup.Manager.exe -removelicense

I hope this solution helps you.

 

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