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Veeam VMware Collector

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On the server with the Collector role, open the command prompt and run the setup file VeeamCollector64.msi using the command of the following format:

msiexec.exe [/L*v! "<path_to_log>"] /qn /I "<path_to_msi>"

[INSTALLDIR="<path_to_installdir>"]

VIC_EM_SERVER="<Veeam_Virtualization_Extensions_server_address >"

VIC_EM_SERVER_PORT=”<Veeam_Virtualization_Extensions_port >”

VIC_SERVICE_USER="<Collector_service_account >"

VIC_SERVICE_PASSWORD="<Collector_service_account_password>"

The following command-line options are used to run the setup file:

Option

Parameter

Required

Description

/L

*v! logfile

No

Produces installation log file with the verbose output. Specify a full path to the log file as the parameter value. Any setup log file produced during the previous installation will be cleared.

Example:

/L*v! ”C:\ProgramData\Veeam\Setup\Temp\Logs\CollectorSetup.txt”

/q

n

Yes

Sets user interface level to “no”.

/I

setup file

Yes

Installs the Collector component. Specify a full path to the setup file as the parameter value.

Example:

/I “C:\Veeam\VeeamCollector64.msi”

INSTALLDIR

path

No

Installs the component to the specified location.

Example:

INSTALLDIR=”C:\Program Files\Veeam\Collector”

VIC_EM_SERVER

server address

Yes

Specify an IP address or FQDN of the server where the Veeam Virtualization Extensions Service is installed.

Example:

VIC_EM_SERVER=” servername.domain.local”

VIC_EM_SERVER_PORT

port

Yes

Specify TCP port that was selected for Veeam Virtualization Extensions service.

Example:

VIC_EM_SERVER_PORT=”8084”

VIC_SERVICE_USER

user

Yes

Specify the service account in the DOMAIN\USERNAME format. The account will be used for running the Veeam VMware Collector service. The account must have administrative privileges on the Collector server and be a member of the Veeam Virtualization Extensions Users local group on the server running Veeam Virtualization Extensions Service.

Example:

VIC_SERVICE_USER =”veeam\Administrator”

VIC_SERVICE_PASSWORD

password

Yes

Specify the password for the Veeam VMware Collector service user.

Example:

VIC_SERVICE_PASSWORD=”qwerty”

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