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Veeam Agent for Linux 3.0
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Veeam Agent for Linux Control Panel

Veeam Agent for Linux control panel is a GUI-like user interface that lets users perform main backup and restore tasks in an easy way. With Veeam Agent for Linux control panel, you do not need to work with Linux shell and remember numerous commands. However, some advanced Veeam Agent for Linux operations are not supported by the control panel and can be performed with the command line interface only.

Veeam Agent for Linux Control Panel Important!

You cannot use Veeam Agent for Linux control panel on terminals that do not support colors (for example, VT100).

To launch the Veeam Agent for Linux control panel, you can use the following commands:

veeamconfig ui

or

veeam

 

Veeam Agent for Linux Control Panel Note:

Veeam Agent for Linux control panel is based on the ncurses programming library. To use the Veeam Agent for Linux control panel, you must have the ncurses library installed in your Linux OS. To learn more, see System Requirements.

When you launch the Veeam Agent for Linux control panel for the first time, Veeam Agent for Linux offers you to perform initial product setup. To learn more, see Performing Initial Setup.

After you perform initial product setup, before you configure the first backup job, you can use the Veeam Agent for Linux control panel to perform the following operations:

After you configure one or several backup jobs, you can also use the control panel to start a backup job and work with backup job sessions.

Navigating Veeam Agent for Linux Control Panel

In the Veeam Agent for Linux control panel, the use of a mouse is not supported. To start an operation, you need to use a specific key on your keyboard. For example, you can press the 'c' key to start the backup job configuration, press the 's' key to start a backup job or press the 'r' key to start the file-level restore process. Short help information on the currently available operations and keys is displayed at the bottom of the control panel.

To navigate the control panel, backup job configuration and file-level restore wizards, you can use the following keys:

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