Step By Step guide to install and review Backup Exec licenses

Step By Step guide to install and review Backup Exec licenses

Article: 100051530
Last Published: 2021-10-27
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Product(s): Backup Exec

Problem

This article provides instructions for installing and reviewing Backup Exec licenses

Solution

Download License Keys: Steps to download the Backup Exec Licenses, Installation Files, Updates, Feature Pack, Service Pack, Hotfix and Patches within VEMS

Review License Guide: Backup Exec Licensing Guide

A) Go To Backup Exec --> Installation and Licensing

B) Select --> Install Features and Licenses on this Backup Exec Server.

C) Installing Licenses using .SLF files (Offline Installation).

D) Installing Licenses using Entitlement ID (Online Installation).

 

 

C) Installing Licenses using .SFL files (Offline Installation):

  • Click Import License File.

  • Select the .SLF file and click Open.

  • Click Next.

  • Select a Backup Exec edition license to install and click Next.

  • Select required features to install and click Next.

  • Select the additional languages to be installed and click Next.

  • Review install summary and click Install.

  • Click Yes to close Backup Exec console and continue installation.

  • Installation progress will be displayed.

  • Click Finish.

 

D) Installing Licenses using Entitlement ID (Online Installation).

  • Enter an Entitlement ID and Click Add to list

  • SLF file for newly added Entitlement ID would be download automatically from the portal, click Next.

  • Provide Account credentials for Veritas Account to connect to the Veritas Entitlement Management Portal to download the license files and click Download.

  • Follow the same process described in above SLF section to complete installation.

 

Reviewing License information:

A) Go To Backup Exec --> Installation and Licensing

B) Select License Information.

C) License Information page is displays:

Following information can be verified from License page:

  • Features Licensed
  • Features Installation Status
  • Number of instances used out of total number of instances

 

For more information related to Instance meter and instance calculation review: Backup Exec Licensing with Instance meter

For more information related to Capacity Usage calculation review: Details of the Capacity Usage Calculation within Backup Exec

 

 

 

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