How to manually update the Remote Agent for Windows Systems on a remote machine If a push installation of RAWS fails with errors and a local installation is not updating correctly, the following steps can be performed to work around this issue: For a 32bit remote Windows machine: 1.Copy the RAWS32 folder from the location on the media server listed below to the remote server that needs the Remote Agent installed. Double-click on RAWSxxxxxx file located in the updates folder: For a 64bit remote Windows machine: 1.UMI Code: V-225-285 Click on the desired method to see the installation instructions for the Agent for Windows Systems (AWS): (to be performed from the Backup Exec 2012 or above media server). In Backup Exec 2012 and above, it is possible to install the Agent for Windows locally with a Graphical User Interface (GUI). Command line scripts (OS 32-bit) and setupaax64(OS 64-bit) for a command line installation.
The installation screen appears: (Figure 4)Figure 4: Type the LINUX server IP address or Hostname and press Enter as shown in Figure above.7.
RALUS performs the initial system check as shown in Figure 5 below: Figure 5 Press Enter to continue.8.
When automated (push) installation of the AWS fails it may be necessary to perform a local installation.
Listed below are two methods to perform a Local (manual) installation of Agent for Windows: Using the RAWS32/RAWSX64 folder located on Backup Exec 2012 and above media server (recommended): to go back to top.
(Figure 13)Figure 13: Note: beoper is a group that is used by Remote Agent for Linux and Unix Servers to authenticate the Backup Exec logon account, as the members of this group are given permissions to back up and restore the Linux server. If the beoper group is not found, the installation utility will ask to create one. Installation utility will now prompt to specify any specific Group ID.
(Figure 15)Figure 15: Group ID: All Linux users have a user ID and a group ID and a unique numerical identification number called a userid (UID) and a groupid (GID) respectively. Note the "beoper" group has been created successfully as shown. Installation utility will now ask to add the user root to the beoper group (Figure 17)Figure 17: Type "Y" and press Enter.
Step by step installation of the Backup Exec Remote Agent for Linux and UNIX Servers (RALUS) on the Red Hat Linux platform.
Follow these steps to install the Remote Agent for Linux and UNIX Servers on Red Hat Linux: Note: RALUS is an additionally purchased option and is enabled by installing the RALUS serial numbers on the Backup Exec media server.