Installing Veeam Backup Agents Manually

You can deploy Veeam backup agents and Veeam Service Provider Console management agents on client computers manually.


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

  • Obtain the management agent setup file.

For details, see How to Obtain Management Agent Setup File.

  • Make sure you have an account with local Administrator permissions on all 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 details, see Configuring Backup Policies.

Required Details

Obtain the following data from the service provider:

  • FQDN or IP address of a cloud gateway
  • Port on the cloud gateway used to transfer backup data to and from cloud repositories
  • User credentials for connecting to the service provider (Company Owner credentials)
  • Thumbprint of a certificate that is installed on the Veeam Service Provider Console and Veeam Cloud Connect servers

Installing Veeam Backup Agents

To install Veeam backup agents manually, perform the following steps:

  1. Deploy management agents.

Manually deploy and configure Veeam Service Provider Console management agents on client computers.

  1. Install Veeam backup agents.

Install Veeam backup agents on client computers.

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