Backup - Install Linux Client
To install the backup client on a Linux system, firstly, the account needs to be created in your client portal.
Once that's done, you'll need to install the backup software on your server.
When installing the backup software you will need to download the installer for your OS, for Debian/Ubuntu there is a .sh script for Redhat/CentOS there is an RPM.
To get the most recent version of the backup client go to the client download page here and select the download for your system.
- The first step is to create the folders where you are going to install the backup client.
mkdir -p /usr/local/obm
Debian like systems
Change directory to where you are going to install the software and then download the backup client install script.
chmod +x obm-nix-443-backup1.host-it.co.uk-https-31134O.sh
Once you have downloaded the script you can now run it to install the backup client.
CentOS like systems
Change directory to where you are going to install the software and then download the backup client install rpm.
Once you have downloaded the rpm you can now install the backup client, you can check it's insalled correctly after by running "rpm -qi obm".
rpm -i obm-linux-noarch-443-backup1.host-it.co.uk-https-31134O.rpm
Once you have completed the install process you can now configure your backup client.
At the prompt select option 1 to login.
Startup Ahsay Online Backup Manager ...
User Configuration file not found
Create a new Configuration file at directory
Login Menu (No configuration files found)
(2). Free Trial
Your Choice: 1
Enter in the backup server url and details, the backup server url will be detailed in your welcome email.
Backup Server URL : backup1.host-it.co.uk
Port : 443
Protocol? (1) Http (2) Https : 2
Enable Proxy (Y/N) ? N
Login Name : Your-Username
Password : *******************
Once you have entered in your login details you can now view the details of your account and create backup sets, now that you are at this point you have successfully install the backup client.
(1). List Backup Sets
(2). Delete Backup Set
(3). Export Backup Set Settings to XML
(4). Import Backup Set Settings from XML
(5). Generate new Backup Set Settings Template
(6). Change Language [English]
(7). Update Profile Settings