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:

name=R1Soft Repository Server

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

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.

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