Veeam Service Provider Console Management Agent for Microsoft Windows

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    To install preconfigured Veeam Service Provider Console management agent that is already assigned to client or service provider company, use a command with the following syntax:

    ManagementAgent.exe /qn [ACCEPT_THIRDPARTY_LICENSES="1"][ACCEPT_EULA="1"][INSTALLDIR="<path_to_installdir >"][VAC_MANAGEMENT_AGENT_TAG_NAME="<tag_name>"][VAC_AGENT_ACCOUNT_TYPE="1/2"] [VAC_CONNECTION_ACCOUNT="<machine\account>"][VAC_CONNECTION_ACCOUNT_PASSWORD="<agent_account_password>"]

    The commands have the following parameters:

    Option

    Parameter

    Required

    Description

    /L

    *v logfile

    No

    Creates an installation log file with the verbose output.

    Specify an existing 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\VACAgentSetup.txt”

    /q

    n

    Yes

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

    ACCEPT_THIRDPARTY_LICENSES

    0/1

    Yes

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

    Example: ACCEPT_THIRDPARTY_LICENSES="1"

    ACCEPT_EULA

    0/1

    Yes

    Specifies if you want to accept the terms of the Veeam license agreement.*

    Specify 1 if you want to accept the terms and proceed with installation.

    Example: ACCEPT_EULA="1"

    INSTALLDIR

    path

    No

    Installs the component to the specified location. By default, Veeam Service Provider Console uses the CommunicationAgent subfolder of the C:\Program Files\Veeam\Availability Console folder.

    Example: INSTALLDIR="C:\Veeam\"

    The component will be installed to the C:\Veeam\CommunicationAgent.

    VAC_AGENT_ACCOUNT_TYPE

    1/2

    No

    Specifies the type of account under which management agent service will run.

    Specify 2 if you want to run management agent under a custom account.

    If you do not use this parameter, management agent service will run under local System account (default value, 1).

    Example: VAC_AGENT_ACCOUNT_TYPE="2"

    VAC_CONNECTION_ACCOUNT

    account name

    No

    Specifies the name of an account under which management agent service will run.

    You must use this parameter if you have specified 2 for the VAC_AGENT_ACCOUNT_TYPE parameter.

    Example: VAC_CONNECTION_ACCOUNT="masteragent\backupadmin"

    VAC_CONNECTION_ACCOUNT_PASSWORD

    password

    No

    Specifies the password of an account under which management agent service will run.

    You must use this parameter if you have specified 2 for the VAC_AGENT_ACCOUNT_TYPE parameter.

    Example: VAC_CONNECTION_ACCOUNT_PASSWORD="P@ssw0rd"

    VAC_MANAGEMENT_AGENT_TAG_NAME

    name

    No

    Specifies the custom tag for the management agent.

    Example: VAC_MANAGEMENT_AGENT_TAG_NAME="alfa_company"

    *Accepting the terms of the Veeam license agreement includes accepting license agreement for the 3rd party components, when Veeam Service Provider Console management agent is installed on the Veeam Backup & Replication server using the Service Provider wizard. For details, see section Connecting Veeam Backup & Replication Servers of the Guide for Service Providers.

    Example

    Suppose you want to install preconfigured Veeam Service Provider Console management agent to the service provider infrastructure:

    • Installation log location: C:\ProgramData\Veeam\Setup\Temp\Logs\VACAgentSetup.txt
    • No user interaction
    • Path to the setup file: C:\Veeam\VAC\ManagementAgent.MyCompany.exe
    • Accept 3rd party license agreement
    • Accept Veeam license agreement

    The command to install Veeam Service Provider Console management agent with such configuration will have the following parameters:

    "C:\Veeam\VAC\ManagementAgent.MyCompany.x64.exe" /qn /l*v C:\ProgramData\Veeam\Setup\Temp\Logs\VACAgentSetup.txt ACCEPT_THIRDPARTY_LICENSES="1" ACCEPT_EULA="1"

    Example 2

    Suppose you want to install preconfigured Veeam Service Provider Console management agent to the client infrastructure:

    • Installation log location: C:\ProgramData\Veeam\Setup\Temp\Logs\VACAgentSetup.txt
    • No user interaction
    • Path to the setup file: C:\Veeam\VAC\ManagementAgent.TenantCompany.exe
    • Accept 3rd party license agreement
    • Accept Veeam license agreement
    • Communication ports: default

    The command to install Veeam Service Provider Console management agent with such configuration will have the following parameters:

    "C:\Veeam\VAC\ManagementAgent.TenantCompany.exe" /qn /l*v C:\ProgramData\Veeam\Setup\Temp\Logs\VACAgentSetup.txt ACCEPT_THIRDPARTY_LICENSES="1" ACCEPT_EULA="1"