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With Backup Exec 21 experience the ease in license deployment

Backup Exec 21 introducing secure download and ease of license update by synchronizing with licensing portal.

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License download is now more SECURE:  

         Benefit: This ensures security and compliance when dealing with your Entitlement IDs.

  • In an upgrade scenario, Backup Exec installer will automatically try to download the new licenses after authenticating with VEMS.

          Benefit: Removes the user intervention of having to add the Entitlement IDs manually or import .slf files during upgrade.

Updating licenses is now made EASY:

  • Backup Exec will periodically auto sync renewed maintenance contracts from VEMS (if and when available).

          Benefit: This will remove the manual intervention that is currently required to update the licenses.  

There are no additional requirements or pre-requisites from within the product.

Also if users would like Backup Exec to download the license (.slf) files for given set of Entitlement IDs, then the user will need to provide the Veritas Entitlement Management System (VEMS) user account.

This account should have the permissions to download the license files for the given set of Entitlement IDs.

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We hope you find these enhancements of great value and invite you to share your feedback once you’ve had an opportunity to use it.

We thank our customers and partners for providing valuable feedback during the development cycle. If you have any additional thoughts or comments please let us know by commenting on this blog post.

Thank you,

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Nice and clear understanding about Licensing...good job Parag