Deploying Veeam Agent for Mac

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    To deploy Veeam Agent for Mac using setup files generated by Veeam Backup & Replication, perform the following operations:

    1. Installation
    2. Configuration

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    You can also find detailed instructions on the Veeam Agent deployment in the readme.txt file that is available among the setup files generated by Veeam Backup & Replication.

    Installation

    To install Veeam Agent for Mac and all the required components, do the following:

    1. Upload Veeam Agent setup files on the machine you want to protect.

    Keep in mind that you must use Veeam Agent setup files that are generated by Veeam Backup & Replication after the protection group with a flexible scope is created. To learn more, see Specifying Packages.

    1. Navigate to the directory where you have saved setup files and install Veeam Agent. This procedure is similar to the default installation of the Veeam Agent for Mac. For details, see the Installing Veeam Agent section in the Veeam Agent for Mac User Guide.

    Alternatively, you can use the Mobile Device Management (MDM) solution of your choice to install Veeam Agent for Mac. In this case refer to the user manual of the MDM solution.

    1. Grant grant full disk access to Veeam Agent for Mac. For details, see the Granting Full Disk Access section in the Veeam Agent for Mac User Guide.

    If you use the MDM solution to install Veeam Agent, you can grant full disk access using the configuration file. For details, see Configuration.

    Configuration

    To configure Veeam Agent for Mac, you must import connection settings from the configuration file. For details, see the Importing Configuration section in the Veeam Agent for Mac User Guide.

    If you use the MDM solution to install Veeam Agent, you must deploy the configuration file as a device profile. For details, refer to the user manual of the MDM solution.

    Keep in mind that you may need one of the following configuration files depending on the solution that you use:

    • <protection_group_name>.xml
    • <protection_group_name>_escaped.xml

    where <protection_group_name> is a name of the protection group with a flexible scope.

    After the configuration, Veeam Agent will connect to Veeam backup server. The connection between Veeam Backup & Replication and Veeam Agent is not persistent. Veeam Agent synchronizes with the backup server periodically. To synchronize Veeam Agent immediately, run the following command:

    veeamconfig mode syncnow

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