You can install Veeam Backup for Salesforce on a virtual or a physical machine.
Before you begin installation, check the following prerequisites:
- Make sure that the machine where you plan to install Veeam Backup for Salesforce meets the minimal system requirements and the required ports are open. You must be also able to access the Salesforce authentication webpage from the machine.
It is recommended that you install Veeam Backup for Salesforce on a new or empty machine so that the management server does not conflict with other applications. Consider having enough free disk space for the log, metadata and file storage. For more information on the required disk space, see System Requirements.
- To install Veeam Backup for Salesforce software packages, you must use the root or super user account to install the system components and services.
- If you have SELinux installed, you must allow httpd to connect to the network. To do that, run the following command:
sudo setsebool -P httpd_can_network_connect on
- [Applies to CentOS 7 only] An EPEL repository must be added to allow nginx installations. To add the repository, run the following command:
sudo yum install epel-release
For more information on EPEL, see EPEL Documentation.