When you download Vembu BDR from Vembu, you are eligible to use the full suite with all the features for 30 days period. Once the trial ends you can still use the product with some limitation. Today we will see what are those limitations and see if that fits the requirement.

Before we head to the free features we will look at the supported platforms.

Protected Environments


vSphere ESXi 6.7, 6.5, 6.0, 5.X, 4.X


vCenter Server 6.7, 6.0, 5.x, 4.x


Microsoft Windows Server Hyper-V 2016, 2012 R2, 2012, 2008 R2


Microsoft Windows Server 2016, 2012 R2, 2012 R2 Core, 2012, 2008 R2, 2008 R2 Core

Here is what will be your Backup level limitation on a free edition.

Agentless VMware Backup: Backup all or selected VMs running on VMware ESXi hosts and vCenter servers without installing any agent on each VM.

Agentless Hyper-V BackupBackup all or selected VMs running on Microsoft Hyper-V environments without installing any agent on each VM. Vembu supports CSV and SMB hosts.

Physical Windows Server & Workstation Image Backup: Backup entire disk image of the Windows Servers and Workstations deployed in physical environments.

Full Image Backup: Backup entire physical or virtual machine including the OS, boot information, applications, etc. to protect the entire machine

Application-aware Image Backups: During each backup schedule, Microsoft Applications writer consistency is checked to ensure the consistency of the Microsoft applications such as Exchange, SQL, SharePoint and Active Directory and transaction logs are automatically truncated based on the schedule configured

Backup level Encryption: Data is securely encrypted using AES-256 algorithm both when data is at rest and in-flight during backup

To read more about the free edition limitation check here.

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