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ortoscale
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licence question regarding perpetual and agents

Post by ortoscale »

Hi.

The customer has this standard perpetual license with 6 sockets covered and used.
At the end of license screen there is

Instances
Instances 6(0 used)

what does that mean? customer is also eligible to use 6 agents?
Mildur
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Re: licence question regarding perpetual and agents

Post by Mildur »

Hi Matjaž

Socket licenses are gifted with complimentary instances.
For 1 Socket you get 1 free instance (max 6 instances per socket license).
You may use them for other workload like physical Agent Backups or File Share Backup Jobs.

You can read more about it in our licensing policy:
1.4. Gifted (Built-in) Product License
https://www.veeam.com/licensing-policy.html

Best,
Fabian
Product Management Analyst @ Veeam Software
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