Installing Plug-in on IBM AIX

Veeam Plug-in for IBM Db2 is a feature of Veeam Backup & Replication, the installation package of the plug-in is included in the Veeam Backup & Replication installation ISO file.


Keep in mind the following:

  • IBM Db2 must be installed on the machine.
  • The /opt/veeam directory must be writable.
  • The NOEXEC mount option must be disabled for the /var and /tmp directories.
  • To install Veeam Plug-in, use the sudo command or a user with root privileges. Make sure the root user has privileges to add the .PKG file.
  • If you want to install Veeam Plug-in scale-out cluster, repeat the described installation process on all cluster nodes.

To install Veeam Plug-in on an IBM AIX machine, do the following:

  1. Mount the Veeam Backup & Replication installation disk (VeeamBackup&Replication_12.1.2.172.iso).

If you deploy Veeam backup infrastructure for the first time, you can download the Veeam Backup & Replication installation disk image at the Download Veeam Products page.

  1. In the installation disk folder, navigate to the Plugins\IBM Db2\AIX\ppc64 folder.
  1. Upload the VeeamPluginforDB2- package to the IBM AIX machine with IBM Db2.
  1. Install Veeam Plug-in with the following command:

rpm -i VeeamPluginforDB2-

Once Veeam Plug-in is installed, you must configure the plug-in settings. For details, see Configuring Plug-in.

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