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Veeam Backup & Replication 9.5
User Guide for VMware vSphere

Veeam Backup & Replication Console

To install the Veeam Backup & Replication console, use a command with the following syntax:

msiexec.exe [/L*v "<path_to_log>"] /qn /i "<path_to_msi>" ACCEPTEULA="YES" [INSTALLDIR="<path_to_installdir >"]

The command has the following parameters:

Option

Parameter

Required

Description

/L

*v logfile

No

Creates an installation log file with the verbose output. Specify a full path to the log file as the parameter value. A setup log file created during the previous installation is cleared.

Example: /L*v ”C:\ProgramData\Veeam\Setup\Temp\Logs\Console.txt”

/q

n

Yes

Sets the user interface level to “no”, which means no user interaction is needed during installation.

/i

setup file

Yes

Installs the Veeam Backup & Replication console. Specify a full path to the setup file as the parameter value.

Example: /i “C:\Veeam\Shell.x64.msi”

ACCEPTEULA

boolean

Yes

Confirms that you accept the license agreement of the product.

INSTALLDIR

path

No

Installs the component to the specified location. By default, Veeam Backup & Replication uses the Console subfolder of the C:\Program Files\Veeam\Backup and Replication\ folder.

Example: INSTALLDIR="c:\backup\". The component will be installed to the C:\backup\Console folder

Example

Suppose you want to install the Veeam Backup & Replication console with the following configuration:

  • No user interaction
  • Path to the MSI file: E:\Veeam\Shell.x64.msi
  • Installation folder: C:\Backup

The command to install the Veeam Backup & Replication console with such configuration will have the following parameters:

msiexec.exe /qn /L*v "C:\logs\log1.txt" /qn /i "E:\Veeam\Shell.x64.msi" ACCEPTEULA=yes INSTALLDIR="C:\Backup\"

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