Add CentOS or RHEL Agents for Unitrends Backup

Client Computer Tasks

First, download the agent for your OS from the Unitrends agent update pages:

http://www.unitrends.com/support/latest-agent-releases

Next, install the downloaded agent with the following command, replacing PATHTORPMFILE with the path to the file you just downloaded:

Once the agent is installed, make sure the service starts at each boot with this command:

If you’re using a firewall, add exceptions for TCP ports 1743 and 1745:

Edit the ini file that was installed to set the firewall data port to use port 1745:

Change the line for “data” from 1744 to 1745.

unitrends_ini_port

Restart the backup agent:

Unitrends Web Interface Configuration

Log in to the Unitrends backup web interface. Click on Settings > System Updates and Licensing > General (Advanced). Expand the Configuration Options section, and find the option marked “data.” Change the value to 1745.

unitrends_config_options_firewall

 Add the client

To add a client, click on Settings > Clients, Networking, and Notifications > Clients.

Click “Add Client.”

In the Add Client Window, set the Computer Type to “All Other OS.”

UNCHECK “Establish Trust.”

Enter the name of the computer, and optionally the IP address.

Click the Setup button, and your client computer should be found and added!

unitrends_client_add


Video: http://www.unitrends.com/resources/videos/tutorials/linux/installing-the-linux-agent-for-centos,-oracle-linu

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