Veeam VMware Collector

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    Open the command prompt and run the setup file VeeamCollector64.msi using the command of the following format:

    msiexec.exe [/L*v! "<path_to_log>"] /qn /I "<path_to_msi>" [INSTALLDIR="<path_to_installdir>"] VIC_EM_SERVER="<Veeam_Virtualization_Extensions_server_address >" VIC_EM_SERVER_PORT=”<Veeam_Virtualization_Extensions_port >” VIC_SERVICE_USER="<Collector_service_account >" VIC_SERVICE_PASSWORD="<Collector_service_account_password>"

    The following command-line options are used to run the setup file:

    Option

    Parameter

    Required

    Description

    /L

    *v! logfile

    No

    Produces installation log file with the verbose output.

    Specify a full path to the log file as the parameter value. Any setup log file produced during the previous installation will be cleared.

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

    /q

    n

    Yes

    Sets user interface level to None.

    /I

    setup file

    Yes

    Installs the Veeam VMware Collector component.

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

    Example:
    /I “C:\Veeam\VeeamCollector64.msi”

    INSTALLDIR

    path

    No

    Installs the component to the specified location.

    Example:
    INSTALLDIR=”C:\Program Files\Veeam\Collector”

    VIC_EM_SERVER

    server address

    Yes

    Specify an IP address or FQDN of the server where the VE Service is installed.

    Example:
    VIC_EM_SERVER=” servername.domain.local”

    VIC_EM_SERVER_PORT

    port

    Yes

    Specify a TCP port that has been selected for the VE Service.

    Example:
    VIC_EM_SERVER_PORT=”8084”

    VIC_SERVICE_USER

    user

    Yes

    Use the DOMAIN\USERNAME format to specify the service account. The account will be used for running the Veeam VMware Collector service.

    The account must have Administrator permissions on the Collector server and be a member of the Veeam Virtualization Extensions Users local group on the server running the VE Service.

    Example:
    VIC_SERVICE_USER =”veeam\Administrator”

    VIC_SERVICE_PASSWORD

    password

    Yes

    Specify the password for the Veeam VMware Collector service user.

    Example:
    VIC_SERVICE_PASSWORD=”qwerty”