The following are answers to some of the most common questions or problems users come across.
Vinchin VM License is priced per the number of CPU socket, it's a perpetual mode, which means one-time payment, forever use.
Vinchin File License price is count per the number of OS on all servers where you plan to back up files. E.g. File License price is bbb$/OS, you have 10 physical servers running 10 OS, your purchase cost will be bbb$/OS x 10 OS.
Vinchin VM License price is count per the number of CPU sockets on all hosts where you plan to back up VMs. e.g. VM License price is aaa$/socket, your environment has 10 sockets in total, your purchase cost will be aaa$/socket x 10 sockets.
No, one Vinchin License Key (VLK) is unique to one set of Vinchin Backup & Recovery software in one environment or one organization.
Vinchin VM License gives you permission to back up virtual machines. If you need to back up virtual machines, you need to pay for VM License.
File License gives you permission to back up files in Windows and/or Linux servers. If you need to back up files, you need to pay for File License.
Vinchin License Key (VLK) is a file in a specific format, by uploading a VLK to your Vinchin Backup & Recovery software, you are able to use Vinchin software to protect your workloads. Vinchin License Key (VLK) contains VM License and File License.
Most of the virtual platforms provide socket info in their management console. You can find them from there.
You can also install Vinchin Backup & Recovery software in your environment, register your virtual infrastructure to Vinchin Backup & Recovery web console, you will see the number of CPU sockets from here:
Licenses are required only for the hosts you intend to backup. The hosts on which you want to recover VMs does not need to be licensed.
You will receive only one Vinchin License Key (VLK), as both the VM License and File License will be packed in a VLK and delivered to you.
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