How to Obtain Management Agent Setup File

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    To download the management agent setup file, you can use one of the following options.

    Required Privileges

    To perform this task, a user must have one of the following roles assigned: Portal Administrator, Site Administrator, Portal Operator.

    Downloading Management Agent Setup File in Veeam Service Provider Console

    You can download the management agent setup file in Veeam Service Provider Console:

    1. Log in to Veeam Service Provider Console.

    For details, see Accessing Veeam Service Provider Console.

    1. In the menu on the left, click Discovery.
    2. Open the Discovered Computers tab and navigate to Computers.
    3. At the top of the computers list, click Download Agent and select OS type: Windows, Linux or macOS.
    4. In the Download Management Agent window, specify management agent settings:
    • In the Company list, select an active company to which you want to assign the management agent. Selected company name will be added to the agent setup file name and the management agent will be preconfigured to connect to Veeam Service Provider Console with the selected company settings.

     

    [For hosted infrastructure] To download a management agent for Veeam Backup & Replication, Veeam ONE and Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365 hosted in your infrastructure, select your company name in the list.

    To download setup file for an agent that will not be assigned to any company, select Not Set. You can deploy a Not Set agent only in client infrastructures. Note that this agent will not be able to connect to Veeam Service Provider Console automatically and you will have to configure the agent manually. After you configure the agent, Veeam Service Provider Console will assign the Unverified connection status to this agent. You will have to verify the agent manually by setting company to the agent. For details, see Setting Company to Management Agents.

     

    • [For Veeam Agent for Microsoft Windows] In the OS type list, select the necessary operating system type (x32, x64).
    • In the Token expiry period field, specify time period for which you want to verify the management agent. Management agents installed after the specified period expires will not be able to connect to Veeam Service Provider Console automatically. You will have to verify the agent manually by setting company to the agent. Management agents that are already connected to Veeam Service Provider Console will not be affected.

     

    If you have downloaded setup file for management agent assigned to the company but did not install the management agent before token expiration, the setup file will become invalid. Agent installed from this setup file will have the Unverified connection status and you will have to verify the agent manually by setting company to the agent. For details, see Setting Company to Management Agents.

     

    It is recommended to specify an expiry period of 6 months or less.

     

    Note that you cannot specify expiry period for agents that are not assigned to any company.

     

    Download Management Agent

    1. Click Download.

    The setup file will be saved to the default download location on your computer.

    Copying Management Agent Setup File Link from Veeam Service Provider Console

    You can copy the management agent setup file link from Veeam Service Provider Console:

    1. Log in to Veeam Service Provider Console.

    For details, see Accessing Veeam Service Provider Console.

    1. In the menu on the left, click Discovery.
    2. Open the Discovered Computers tab and navigate to Computers.
    3. At the top of the computers list, click Download Agent and select OS type: Windows, Linux or macOS.
    4. In the Download Management Agent window, specify management agent settings:
    • In the Company list, select an active company to which you want to assign the management agent. Selected company name will be added to the agent setup file name and the management agent will be preconfigured to connect to Veeam Service Provider Console with the selected company settings.

     

    If you want to download setup file for an agent that will not be assigned to any company, in the list of companies, select Not Set. You can deploy a Not Set agent only in client infrastructures. Note that this agent will not be able to connect to Veeam Service Provider Console automatically and you will have to configure the agent manually. After you configure the agent, Veeam Service Provider Console will assign the Unverified connection status to this agent. You will have to verify the agent manually by setting company to the agent. For details, see Setting Company to Management Agents.

     

    • [For Veeam Agent for Microsoft Windows] In the OS type list, select the necessary operating system type (x32, x64).
    • In the Token expiry period field, specify time period for which you want to verify the management agent. Management agents installed after the specified period expires will not be able to connect to Veeam Service Provider Console automatically You will have to verify the agent manually by setting company to the agent.. Management agents that are already connected to Veeam Service Provider Console will not be affected.

     

    If you have downloaded setup file for management agent assigned to the company but did not install the management agent before token expiration, the setup file will become invalid. Agent installed from this setup file will have the Unverified connection status and you will have to verify the agent manually by setting company to the agent. For details, see Setting Company to Management Agents.

     

    It is recommended to specify an expiry period of 6 months or less.

     

    Note that you cannot specify expiry period for agents that are not assigned to any company.

     

    1. Click Create download link.

    Veeam Service Provider Console will generate a download link for the management agent.

    If after creating a download link, you have changed management agent settings, click New Link to generate a new download link.

    1. Click Copy to copy the download link.

    Copy Management Agent Link

    Downloading Management Agent Setup File Using Link in Welcome Email

    Company users can download the preconfigured management agent setup file using a link in the welcome email message that is sent to a Company Owner. For details, see Sending Welcome Email Message.