Online Documentation for SQL Backup for SQL Server

Use Free version of EMS SQL Backup

In order to use EMS SQL Backup Free version you need to activate the Free license key. Note that for activating Free license you need Internet connection.


  1. Open the License activation wizard from the SQL Server instance context menu.
  2. On the first step of the wizard select the RadioButton Activate EMS SQL Backup License online option.
  3. On the second step of the wizard select the RadioButton Free option as a License type.
  4. Complete the wizard steps.


The list of all functional differences between EMS SQL Backup versions can be found in the Feature Matrix.