Community Edition in just 2 steps - download now for free


1. Download and install SEP sesam. (Further instructions we will send you after registration)

Which package to download? Here you can find the overview!

SEP Server package

*Need to download always

*If only server package is downloaded, only one computer can be backed up

*If you want to backup more computers: Server package can be combined with Client package or RDS package


SEP Clients package

*Must be on all computers which should be backed up

*Allows you to back up multiple machines (in combination with the SEP Server package)

SEP RDS package

*Needed if the data is to be backed up to a different location 

*Server only acts as an intermediary to the RDS and knows where the data is stored.

*Also includes a client

Still questions? You will find answers here!

2. Register here, get the community license and importit into SEP sesam.

In the Community Edition you can use SEP sesam to its full extent for a limited number of systems.
The software is suitable for home use or for example for smaller test environments. 

You can find an overview of which systems you can backup with SEP sesam here.
For help there is our excellent wiki documentation and our forum (vendor support excluded).
If you decide to use SEP sesam productively, you can upgrade the Community Edition to a full-fledged edition at any time. 

Backup Data

  • 3 TB Storagepool

  • 1 TB Si3 Deduplication
     > Replication
     > Source-Side-Deduplication

Included Backup Options

  • No limit for the Frontside Data!

Included Backup Options

  • 5x Backup Clients

  • 3x Streams

  • 1x NDMP

  • 1x each hypervisor inc. 5 VMs

  • 1x of L2 applications
    (Groupwise, Kopano, OpenLDAP, IMAP)

Included Backup Options

  • 5x Mailuser

  • 1x RDS

  • 1x BSR

  • 1x NetApp

  • 1x of L2 databases (Postgres, MSSQL, MySQL)

Register now and download immediately

the free SEP sesam Community Edition license


SEP Community Edition License Download


SEP sesam First Steps

Here you will learn step by step everything about the installation, the first backup and navigation on the SEP sesam user interface.

Start now!

Community Edition

Our documentation, how to obtain and activate the community edition license after installation.

Learn more!

SEP Forum

Discuss in the forum with other SEP sesam users to exchange your thoughts and ideas.

About the Community

Terms of Use for SEP sesam Community Edition

SEP AG and its subsidiaries (collectively referred to as SEP) offer the SEP sesam Community Edition from the website SEP to provide the Software to you for non-commercial use.

In the absence of any written agreement to the contrary between your company and SEP, the current General Terms and Conditions (GTC's) at shall apply. If you do not agree to the terms of these GTC's, you may not use the SEP sesam Community Edition.

SEP reserves the right to change these Terms and Conditions at any time. The current version of the GTC's can be found under the link

You agree not to reproduce in any way any confidential information that becomes available to you through unless authorized to do so upon its disclosure. Any reproductions of SEP Confidential Information shall remain the property of SEP and shall contain all notices and legends as to its confidential or proprietary nature contained in the original.

You agree that SEP may collect, use, store, process and disclose your personal information and usage data to service providers for the purpose of providing or improving the Services in compliance with applicable law. All personal data will be treated confidentially in compliance with the Federal Data Protection Act and other applicable laws.

You agree not to infringe SEP's intellectual property rights in any way by your use of the SEP sesam Community Version. For the purposes of this Agreement, these are all types of property rights recognized and protected in any jurisdiction worldwide.

In the event of a material violation of any law or regulation, SEP may, at its sole discretion, deny the use of SEP sesam Community Edition.

8. Disclaimer of sep sesam community edition warranties
The SEP sesam Community Edition software is provided without services of any kind. SEP does not warrant the product features.
SEP shall not be liable for any damages arising from the use of the SEP sesam Community Edition software.

This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Federal Republic of Germany, excluding its conflict of law provisions. You agree to abide by the laws of the country in which you reside with respect to data transmission over the Internet, particularly with respect to encryption and the transmission of data to other countries, to countries excluded therefrom, and with respect to data from which individuals can be identified.
If you access or use SEP sesam Community Edition Software from the United States, matters relating to your access and use of SEP sesam Community Edition Software and these TOS shall be governed by the applicable U.S. federal law or the laws of the State of Colorado, as applicable.

SEP's failure to assert or enforce any right or provision of this User Agreement shall not be deemed a waiver of such provision or right. If any provision of these Terms of Use is held invalid in whole or in part, the validity of the remaining provisions shall not be affected thereby.

Status 14.09.2022