This article describes the method to install the Backup Client on a Linux server
- Your Linux server must be enabled for the backups with the Backup Client as described in this article:
Cloud Backup - Provisioning Cloud Backup for a Server (step by step)
- Cloud Backup doesn't support IPV4 on MCP2.0. The end user must enable IPV6 on client-server before Cloud backup installation.
Content / Solution:
The Backup Client download link section will provide the download link. Copy the URL to your clipboard:
SSH to your Linux server with your account credentials. Enter "wget" and paste the url link as per above and select ENTER:
Type the following commands:
yum -y install unzip
unzip ../Linux-64_86-BackupInstaller-10.101.125.55.zip NOTE: [this is the installer package associated to the IP address of your VM]
chmod +x install.sh
Cloud Backup installation will begin. The installer is expected to stay on the screen for up to 15 minutes as it progresses. Please be patient and don’t interrupt the procedure:
Once the process is completed, you will see this on the screen of your Linux VM -> Install of the above modules completed successfully:
Now that the Backup Client is installed on your Linux Server, go back to the Service Portal to select the server onto which you just installed the Backup Client:
The Backup Client will show a status of ACTIVE in the Backup Client list. It may take 10-30 minutes for the status to be updated.
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