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How to install backup plugin for Citrix Hypervisor/XenServer?

Last Modified: 2021-08-12 10:01:41 | Product: Vinchin Backup & Recovery | Version: V6.0 V6.5

Questions Type: How-to

KB Number: 200213

How to install backup plugin for Citrix Hypervisor/XenServer?

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To install backup plugin for Citrix Hypervisor/XenServer, follow the steps below:

  1. Download backup plugin from Vinchin backup server web console login screen, please select the version according to your Citrix Hypervisor/XenServer version. After downloading, you should get a .rpm package.

  2. The backup plugin for Citrix Hypervisor/XenServer should be installed on each of the hosts including the pool master. So, please upload the .rpm package to each of the hosts in the pool. You can use WinSCP or PSCP, or any other tools which you are familiar with.

  3. After uploading, enter the command line interface of each hosts, enter the directory where the .rpm package is uploaded to, and run the below command to install.

    rpm -i vxe-backup-agent-6.5.0-16895.xe.6.5.0.and.7.0.0.x86_64.rpm

    To uninstall the backup plugin, please run the below command.

    rpm -e vxe-backup-agent


Please DO NOT uninstall the backup plugin while your Vinchin backup server still has running/pending jobs, otherwise the VM backup/restore jobs will fail.

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