For Configuring and Installing Network Agents Manually
Step 1. Before the Manual Installation
To start setting up Handy Backup on remote computers, you need the next things:
The pack of files you need for installing contain of:
You can download setup files there: download network agent setup files
If you lack any of these files, please call for our Handy Backup manager or send us E-mail using this contact: email@example.com.
Handy Backup Installation Package
The most current version of Handy Backup distributive is available on official site: www.handybackup.net/download
You can download installation packages directly using these links:
handybackup_setup.msi - 32-bit installation package.
handybackup_setup_x64.msi - 64-bit installation package.
Note: Download the installation package that is appropriate for your OS (i.e. 32-bit for 32-bit Windows editions and 64-bit for 64-bit Windows)!
The Management Panel and Network Agents are installing from the common package.
PSExec utility can be downloaded using the next link:
Step 2. Installation of Management Panel
To install the Management Panel on your main computer, use the next sequence of actions:
This sequence allows you to install Management Panel successfully.
Step 3. Installation of Network Agents
To install Network Agents on remote computers linked in domain, follow these guides:
In ComputersList_32bit.txt file listed all machines where 32-bit version of Network Agent will be installed, and the file ComputersList_64bit.txt contains the names of machines designated for 64-bit version.
Every name or IP address in these files must be placed in a separate string!
These two variables contain user data of account under that the connection and remote installation will be executed.
This variable contains a host IP address of the computer containing Management Panel.
WORKSTATION_SERVICE_USER=[user_name] WORKSTATION_SERVICE_DOMAIN=[domain_name] WORKSTATION_SERVICE_PASSWORD=[user_password]
These three variables contain user account data under which the Network Agent will be opened on remote computer.
Now run the installation batch file called remote_workstation_deploy.bat
As all Network Agents are installed, Handy Backup is prepared for work.
Frequently Asked Questions
Question (Q): What if Network Agents were installed before on remote computers?
Answer (A): We are recommending uninstalling old versions of Network Agents before new installation.
Q: Will I need to configure some extra parameters after the installation of Network Agents?
A: As a general rule, no extra actions will required, as all the parameters needed are setted up during the installation process.
Q: How to install Handy Backup Network Agents on Linux-based machines?
A: The separate instruction for Linux Network Agents is existed. Tell us please if you need a copy of one.
Q: What if some machines where I plan to install Network Agents are not a part of domain?
A: These computers can be set up separately. Call us please for special instructions of installing Handy Backup Network Agents on non-domain machines when you need it.
Alternate Methods of Remote Installation
These are some other methods of installing Network Agents on remote computers existed:
Related pages: Server Backup Software