About managing licenses

Article:HOWTO13681  |  Created: 2008-01-05  |  Updated: 2013-10-17  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/HOWTO13681
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About managing licenses

You can assign or unassign Backup Exec System Recovery licenses to computers or groups of computers. When you assign licenses, you activate Backup Exec System Recovery on the client computers and remove the 60-day trial. Unassigning licenses from client computers returns Backup Exec System Recovery to a 60-day trial version.

Use Client Licensing in Backup Exec System Recovery Manager to manage product licenses and their assignments throughout your organization. Whether you manage Backup Exec System Recovery servers or desktops, you can view and monitor the following license-related information:

  • Names of licensed products

  • Numbers of purchased and used licenses

  • Expiration dates of license keys or license files

  • License keys or serial numbers

You can also do the following:

Assigning Backup Exec System Recovery licenses to computers

Unassigning Backup Exec System Recovery licenses from computers

Checking Backup Exec System Recovery license status on client computers

Besides client product licenses, you can also check the Backup Exec System Recovery Manager server license from the console. You can do the following in the Manager Licensing dialog box:


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