Installing and Uninstalling Plug-In in Unattended Mode

You can install or uninstall AWS Plug-in for Veeam Backup & Replication in the unattended mode using the command line interface. The unattended mode does not require user interaction. You can use it to automate processes in large deployments.

AWS Plug-in for Veeam Backup & Replication as Part of Veeam Backup & Replication Installation

If AWS Plug-in for Veeam Backup & Replication is a part of Veeam Backup & Replication installation package, follow the instructions provided in the Installing Veeam Backup & Replication in Unattended Mode section in Veeam Backup & Replication User Guide.

AWS Plug-in for Veeam Backup & Replication Separate Installation

If AWS Plug-in for Veeam Backup & Replication is delivered as a separate .EXE file, use the instructions from this subsection.

Before you start unattended installation, perform the following actions:

  1. Download the AWS Plug-in for Veeam Backup & Replication .EXE file as described in Installing Plug-In (steps 1-4).
  2. Check compatibility of AWS Plug-in for Veeam Backup & Replication and Veeam Backup & Replication versions. For more information, see System Requirements.
  3. Install Veeam Backup & Replication of the required version if it is not installed.
  4. Log on to the target machine under the account that has the local Administrator permissions on the machine.

To install or uninstall AWS Plug-in for Veeam Backup & Replication from the .EXE file, use a command with the following syntax:

%path% /silent /accepteula /acceptthirdpartylicenses [/uninstall]

The command has the following parameters:

Option

Required

Description

%path%

Yes

Specifies a path to the installation .EXE file on the backup server or in a network shared folder.

/silent

Yes

Sets the user interface level to “no”, which means no user interaction is needed during installation.

/accepteula

Yes

Specifies that you want to accept the terms of the Veeam license agreement.

/acceptthirdpartylicenses

Yes

Specifies that you want to accept the terms of the license agreement for the 3rd party components.

/uninstall

No

Uninstalls the plug-in.

Examples

Installing AWS Plug-in for Veeam Backup & Replication

The following command installs AWS Plug-in for Veeam Backup & Replication.

AWSPlugin_11.0.5.553.exe /silent /accepteula /acceptthirdpartylicenses

Uninstalling AWS Plug-in for Veeam Backup & Replication

The following command uninstalls AWS Plug-in for Veeam Backup & Replication.

AWSPlugin_11.0.5.553.exe /silent /accepteula /acceptthirdpartylicenses /uninstall