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Installing the MediaAgent

Install the MediaAgent by using either the CommCell Console or the installation package that was created from the Download Manager application.

Before You Begin

  • Prepare your environment for the installation as described in Plan the MediaAgent Installation.
  • Gather the information that you must provide during the installation as described in the preinstallation checklist for the MediaAgent on Windows or UNIX.

Choose the Installation Method

The most commonly used methods to install the MediaAgent are the following:

  • Remote installations, where you use the CommCell Console to install the software remotely on one or more computers.

    For instructions, see Installing SnapProtect Remotely Using the CommCell Console.

  • Local installations, where you use the installation package to install the software locally on a computer.

    Based on your computer's operating system, see installing SnapProtect locally on Windows or UNIX.

For other installation methods using the installation package, see Installations Using the Installation Package.

What To Do Next

Review the tasks that you must perform after the installation in Postinstallation Tasks for the MediaAgent.