Backup agent

Once configured via the management console, the backup agent is designed to run on its own.

The only operation that must be performed directly on the agent is its setup.

Windows environment

Standard setup

To install the Arx One Backup backup agent on a Windows system, download the application from [http://download.arx.one/backup] (http://download.arx.one/backup)

Once downloaded, install the agent on the target system. Only the credentials are required to install the backup agent.

Installation

Installation can only start when your credentials has been validated and the dot is green. If it is displayed in red, your credentials are incorrect.

Update

The agent update is automatic and relies on the Windows Task Scheduler.

To perform a manual update, there is two options:

Linux Environment

Setup

The installation on Linux is not interactive. In order to specify the account to use you can:

If you want to create a configuration file before installation, here is how to proceed:

After the installation the password will be encrypted within the configuration file and will no longer be visible.

To proceed with the installation, enter the following command in your terminal:

wget -qO- download.arx.one/backup/debian.sh | bash

On the Linux platforms, the backup agent does not allow the account configuration during setup. To link a backup account to a Linux agent, please go to the below paragraph "How to link an account to a Linux or a Synology agent".

Update

The backup agent updates are done with system updates:

apt-get update && apt-get upgrade

Synology Disk Station Environment

Setup

Here are the steps to follow to install Arx One Backup on your Synology NAS :

  1. Go to your Disk Station Manager interface
  2. Open the package center
  3. In the package center, go to settings :
    1. In the "General" tab, "Trust level" section selct Synology Inc. and trusted editors
    2. In the "Beta" tab, tick Yes I want to get beta versions !
    3. In the "Packet sources" tab, click on "Add" and then add the following address : download.arx.one
    4. Apply the settings
  4. Install the "Mono" package, which is required for Arx One Backup
  5. Go to the "Community" packet group and install Arx One Backup

On the Synology platform, the backup agent does not allow the account configuration during setup. To link a backup account to a Synology agent, please go to the below paragraph "How to link an account to a Linux or a Synology agent".

Update

Updating the backup agent is done from the "update" section of the package center

How to link an account to a Linux or a Synology agent

To setup a backup account with a Linux / Synology agent, here is what you need to do :

As shown below :

Backup account configuration

Be careful, this procedure can only be done once. Once the account has been linked to the target machine, you can only change the account by deleting or editing the configuration files.

You can use the console connection procedure for the next connections.

technical requisites

Before starting the installation, make sure that you have a backup account and that you comply with the technical requisites:

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