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Required modules and permissions for Multi-OS FLR and Repository support for Linux

KB ID: 2216
Product: Veeam Backup & Replication
Published: 2017-01-05
Last Modified: 2021-09-16

Purpose

This document provides information about required applications that must exist on Linux machines to function with Veeam Backup and Replication.

Solution

Permissions Requirements

Permissions are dependant on the intended role of the Linux server. For more information, review this page of the user guide.

Authentication Requirements

Linux servers registered with Veeam Backup & Replication infrastructure must use Password or Certificate-based authentication methods and bash shell.
 

Required Applications
 

  • bash
  • ssh
  • scp
  • sftp
  • gzip
  • tar
  • perl

    Note: Starting with Veeam Backup & Replication v11, Perl is only required when using non-persistent data movers. Non-persistent data movers are only used when the account used by Veeam Backup & Replication to connect to the Linux server is not root or cannot elevate (su/sudo) to root.

    When Perl is required, the following Perl modules must be installed:
    In most scenarios these will be installed by default.
    • Constant
    • Carp
    • Cwd
    • Data::Dumper
    • Encode
    • Encode::Alias
    • Encode::Config
    • Encode::Encoding
    • Encode::MIME::Name
    • Exporter
    • Exporter::Heavy
    • File::Path
    • File::Spec
    • File::Spec::Unix
    • File::Temp
    • List::Util
    • Scalar::Util
    • SOAP::Lite
    • Socket
    • Storable
    • Threads
KB ID: 2216
Product: Veeam Backup & Replication
Published: 2017-01-05
Last Modified: 2021-09-16

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