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Veeam Availability Console 2.0 Update 1
Administrator Guide for Service Providers

Installing Veeam Backup Agents with 3rd Party Automation Tools (GPO Example)

You can use 3rd party automation tools to streamline deployment of Veeam backup agents and Veeam Availability Console management agents. This section provides guidelines on how to automate deployment using Windows Group Policies.

This method does not require you to perform preliminary discovery of client computers in Veeam Availability Console.


Before you install Veeam backup agents, check the following prerequisites:

  • Make sure you have an account with local Administrator permissions on all client computers.
  • If you plan to apply a backup policy as part of the installation procedure, create a new backup policy or check and if necessary customize one of the predefined policies.

For more details, see Configuring Backup Policies.

Installing Veeam Backup Agents

To install Veeam backup agents with 3rd party automation tools, perform the following steps:

  1. Deploy management agents.

Deploy and configure Veeam Availability Console management agents on client computers using Group Policies.

  1. Install Veeam Backup Agents.

Install Veeam backup agents on client computers.

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