Acronis Cyber Protect 15: How to active Subscription licenses and Perpetual licenses of Acronis.


Acronis Cyber Protect 15 has 2 licensing schemes: subscription licenses and perpetual licenses.

Perpetual licenses are unlimited in time. Subscription licenses are valid for 1, 2, or 3 years. After a subscription expires, all product functionality except recovery will be blocked until further subscription renewal. Backed up data is still accessible for recovery.

The article will show you how to activate two types of licenses on Acronis Cyber Protect 15.


1.Active Perpetual licenses.

With Perpetual licenses, you just need to have the license key and add this key directly on the Server that is installing Acronis Management Server.

Assuming this is the license key used for each physical server, not in a virtualized environment of VMware or Hyper-V.

Step 1: Add License Key

On Acronis Management Server > Settings > License > Add keys.

Enter the license keys. Click Add.

License keys have been added. Click OK.

Step 2: Assign Acronis License for Server

In the License section, select Manage in the Server section.

Click to select a license key. In the Assign License section select the name of the Server you want to assign license and click Done.

The result after assign the license successfully and the license type is Perpetual licenses.

  1. Active Subscription licenses.

Step 1: Add Keys to Acronis Account

For Subscription licenses, you can only activate it by adding the license key to an Acronis account and you just need to Sync the license to the server that needs the assign.

To create an Acronis account, when you download the Acronis Cyber Protect software, Acronis will ask you to create an Acronis account before downloading. This is the Acronis account you need to Add keys.

You fill in the necessary information and click Register and Login.

Or you can access the following link to Login after creating an account:

In the Profile section select Add Keys.

Enter license keys. Click Add.

After adding the key will show the expiration time of the license.

Step 2: Sync License from Acronis Account.

On Acronis Management Server > Settings > License > Sync.

Enter the email and password of the Acronis account you just added keys in the above step. Click Sign in.

Then click Sync with the Account you just entered. Assign license to Server as step 2 Active Perpetual licenses

You can see the license type is Subscription license .

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