3.2. Download and Installation

3.2.1. Downloading Arcserve

To perform backup with the Arcserve, users are required to install the Arcserve on the backup target server. In this configuration guide, we provide an example that an OS installs the Arcserve on Red Hat Enterprise Linux.
(Actual procedures may vary depending on each customer’s environment and version. Please be sure to use the configuration described in this document as an example.)

Download the “Arcserve_Unified_Data_Protection_Agent_Linux.bin” file from the link below, and save the installed file to your preferred storage.



When installing via the installation package downloaded from the website, the package contents will be saved in the user’s local system.


The language supported by this operating system is English. In case any other languages are detected, please specify the language to English when installing the product.

Place install file “Arcserve_Unified_Data_Protection_Agent_Linux.bin” to Linux server you wish to backup.
In this example, we place install file to Linux server via storage. At first, place install file on shared folder named “file” on Windows server which can access from Linux server.

Log in to Linux server. Hereafter installation will execute via command, so you need to open Terminal. All of the commands below are executed on Linux server. You can execute command via telnet or ssh.
Once open the terminal, please switch to root user.

Create “/file” directory to mount shared folder on Windows server from Linux server.

Mount shared folder on Windows where install file stored to /file directory on Linux server.

Then, copy install file to /tmp directory on Linux server.
Move to /tmp directory and make sure install file is copied.

Before install Arcserve, you need to make sure following Linux packages are installed on Linux server.
  • perl
  • ssh
  • nfs-utils
  • cifs-utils
  • genisoimage
  • squashfs-tools
You can check wheter these packages are installed or not by yum command. If not, you need to install the package.
(If not installed and you have no subscriptions, Arcserve cannot be installed. Therefore you need to register subscriptions in advance. Register subscriptions on Red Hat.)

Make sure perl packages are installed by yum command.

SSH package.



Install cifs-utils in following procedure. Select “y” at installation.

Installation has been completed when following screen is displayed.
Then, verify genisoimage.

Next, squashfs-tools. Following screen shows not installed package.

Install squashfs-tools as following.

Install has been completed when following screen shows.

Install packages are completed.

3.2.2. Install Arcserve

Installation of Arcserve will be executed by following commands.
※In this example, install files are in /tmp directory and user is now on /tmp directory.

Input [y] to execute installation process.

Arcserve End User License Agreement displayed. Press enter key.

When you accept the Agreement, Enter [Y].

Install process will start like following.

Pless [n] at “Installer can now register this UDP Linux Backup Server to Arcserve UDP”.

Please note the location of “The Live CD for Arcserve UDP Agent (Linux). “
Also the URL for manage the Arcserve UDP Agent (Linux) server need to be noted.

Following is the URL.
https ://[IP address of Linux server installed Arcserve]:8014

Install has been completed when following screen displayed.

Make sure management screen can be accessd after install.
You need to open browser on the server where can access to this server in order to access management screen.

https ://[IP address of Linux server installed Arcserve]:8014
When access to the URL above, following Login screen displayed, then input root and its credential.

Arcserve is running normaly if following screen is displayed.

That’s all of installation.
※After complete installation, you need to register license keys. Please refer to License Key Registration for more details/