Remove a license from Veeam Backup and Replication Server

To remove licenses from your Veeam Backup and Replication console, follow the following steps:

  • Open an administrative command prompt.
  • Navigate to the VBR installation folder (default path in the example below):
    cd C:\Program Files\Veeam\Backup and Replication\Backup
  • Remove the license by running the following command:

    For versions prior 9.5 Update 4:
    Veeam.Backup.Manager.exe -removelicense [all, vbr, vaw, val]
    There are four options when removing your license:
    All Veeam licenses all
    Veeam Backup and Replication license vbr
    Veeam Agent for Windows license vaw
    Veeam Agent for Linux license val


    For version 9.5 Update 4 and newer:
    Veeam.Backup.Manager.exe -removelicense


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