Veeam Backup for Nutanix AHV

You can install the Nutanix AHV Plug-in in the unattended mode. Note that if you want to manage AHV VM backup in the Veeam Backup & Replication console, you must install both the Nutanix AHV Plug-in service (NutanixAHVPlugin.msi) and the UI components of Nutanix AHV Plug-in (NutanixAHVPluginUI.msi).

To install Nutanix AHV Plug-in, use a command with the following syntax:

msiexec /qn /i <msi> ACCEPT_THIRDPARTY_LICENSES=1 ACCEPT_EULA=1

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\Backup.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 server. Specify a full path to the setup file as the parameter value.

Example: /i "C:\Veeam\Server.x64.msi"

msi

  • NutanixAHVPlugin.msi
  • NutanixAHVPluginUI.msi

Yes

NutanixAHVPlugin.msi: Installs the Nutanix AHV Plug-in services.

NutanixAHVPluginUI.msi: Installs UI components of the Nutanix AHV Plug-in.

ACCEPT_EULA

0/1

Yes

Specifies if you want to accept the Veeam license agreement. Specify 1 to accept the license agreement and proceed with installation.

Example: ACCEPT_EULA="1"

ACCEPT_THIRDPARTY_LICENSES

0/1

Yes

Specifies if you want to accept the license agreement for 3rd party components that Veeam incorporates. Specify 1 to accept the license agreement and proceed with installation.

Example: ACCEPT_THIRDPARTY_LICENSES="1"

INSTALLDIR

path

No

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

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

Examples

Installing Nutanix AHV Plug-in Service and UI

To install the Nutanix AHV Plug-in service and UI components to Veeam Backup & Replication, perform the following steps:

  1. Run the following command to install the Nutanix AHV Plug-in service.

msiexec /qn /i NutanixAHVPlugin.msi ACCEPT_THIRDPARTY_LICENSES=1 ACCEPT_EULA=1

  1. Run the following command to install UI components of Nutanix AHV Plug-in.

msiexec /qn /i NutanixAHVPluginUI.msi ACCEPT_THIRDPARTY_LICENSES=1 ACCEPT_EULA=1