Installing Plug-in on Linux

Veeam Plug-in for Oracle RMAN is an additional component of Veeam Backup & Replication, and the installation package of the plug-in is included in the Veeam Backup & Replication installation ISO file.

You can install the plug-in using the .RPM package or extract the plug-in files from the .TAR.GZ archive. Depending on the type of package suitable for your OS, perform steps in one of the following guides:

Important

Mind the following:

  • Veeam Plug-in for Oracle RMAN must be installed on the Oracle Database server.
  • The /opt/veeam directory must be writable.
  • To install the plug-in, use the sudo command or a user with root privileges.

Installing Plug-in from .RPM Package

To install Veeam Plug-in on a Linux machine, perform the following steps.

  1. Mount the Veeam Backup & Replication installation disk (VeeamBackup&Replication_11.X.X.XXXX.iso).

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

  1. Open the mounted disk image and go to the Plugins\Oracle RMAN\Linux directory.
  2. Upload the VeeamPluginforOracleRMAN-11.X.X.XXXX.x86_64.rpm package to the Oracle server. If you need the 32-bit version, choose the i386 package.
  3. To install Veeam Plug-in, run the following command:

rpm -i VeeamPluginforOracleRMAN-11.X.X.XXXX.x86_64.rpm

Unpacking Plug-in from .TAR.GZ Archive

To extract plug-in files from the .TAR.GZ archive, perform the following:

  1. Mount the Veeam Backup & Replication installation disk (VeeamBackup&Replication_11.X.X.XXXX.iso).

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

  1. Open the mounted disk image and go to the Plugins\Oracle RMAN\Linux directory.
  2. Upload the VeeamPluginforOracleRMAN.tar.gz file to the Oracle server.
  3. Create the /opt/veeam directory.

mkdir /opt/veeam

  1. Unpack the plug-in files from the archive to the /opt/veeam directory.

tar -xzvf VeeamPluginforOracleRMAN.tar.gz -C /opt/veeam