Installing Veeam Backup Agents

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    To manage Veeam backup agents in Veeam Service Provider Console, you must deploy two software components on managed computers:

    • Veeam backup agent

    This software component is responsible for all types of data protection and restore operations on a managed computer.

    • Veeam Service Provider Console management agent

    This software component acts as a broker between Veeam backup agent and Veeam Service Provider Console. The management agent is responsible for transmitting commands from Veeam Service Provider Console to Veeam backup agent, performing management, software installation and configuration operations on a managed computer, collecting data from Veeam backup agent and communicating it back to Veeam Service Provider Console.

    You can use one of the following methods to deploy Veeam backup agent and Veeam Service Provider Console management agent on computers in managed infrastructures: