Installing Veeam Availability Orchestrator

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    During VAO installation, VAO server components will be installed all together on a single machine. For more information on the components, see Architecture Overview.


    When installing VAO, mind the following limitations:

    • Installation of VAO on a machine already running standalone versions of Veeam Backup & Replication and Veeam ONE is not supported.
    • Installation of VAO on a machine with the Domain Controller role is not supported.

    To install VAO, perform the following steps:

    1. Start the setup wizard.
    2. Accept the license agreement.
    3. Choose components to install.
    4. Provide a license file.
    5. Perform system configuration check.
    6. Specify service account credentials.
    7. Choose a SQL server.
    8. Create SQL server databases.
    9. Specify service ports.
    10. Select a certificate for the VAO UI.
    11. Specify data locations.
    12. Review installation summary.
    13. Upgrade to Veeam Backup & Replication 10a.
    14. [Optional] Install Veeam ONE Client on a separate machine.

    Before You Begin

    Before you begin installation, check the following prerequisites:

    1. Make sure the machine where VAO will be installed meets the prerequisite conditions described in section System Requirements.
    2. Download the VAO product installation VeeamAvailabilityOrchestrator_4.0.0.2088.iso file from the Veeam downloads page. You can burn the downloaded image file to a CD/DVD or mount the installation image to the target machine using disk image emulation software.