How to Install an Agent Manually

First, we need to sort the R1Soft repo out:

nano -w /etc/yum.repos.d/r1soft.repo


With the following:

[r1soft]
name=R1Soft Repository Server
baseurl=http://repo.r1soft.com/yum/stable/$basearch/
enabled=1
gpgcheck=0


Time to install the R1Soft Agent software:

yum install serverbackup-agent -y


If you get the following message:

No binary module was found for your kernel. The kernel headers will be required to build a module.


Do the following:

rpm -i http://patches.kernelcare.com/kernelcare-latest.el6.x86_64.rpm


Then grab the module:

serverbackup-setup --get-module


If you still get an error about the kernel, run:

yum install kernel-devel-$(uname -r) -y


Then grab the module:

serverbackup-setup --get-module


After you've got the module installed, you need to restart the new driver:

/etc/init.d/cdp-agent restart


If you still have questions or concerns about manually installing an agent, please contact us by opening a support ticket or by using our live chat feature.

  • 1 Users Found This Useful
Was this answer helpful?

Also Read

Official R1Soft Documentation

R1Soft is a reliable, multi-tenant server backup manager that offers a scalable web console...

How to see your control panel options

If you don't see the hosting control panel options, don't panic - they just need to be...

How to backup MySQL

R1Soft gives the capability of backing up all your MySQL databases. In order to back them...

How to Install R1Soft

Update the Server: yum update -y Install KernelCare - This allows you to keep updated:...

How to Find the Agent's Version

If, for some reason, you need to know the version of one of your agents, simply type in the...