Veeam VMware Collector

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”

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