Installing the Remote Agent for Macintosh
Systems using the installation script
The Remote Agent for
Macintosh Systems installation script is capable of installing the
agent to both local and remote Macintosh based computers.
It is recommended that
you install the software from a Macintosh computer using the Backup
Exec for Windows Servers CD and the push installation technology
built into the installation script. Installing the agent in this
manner enables you to install it on multiple remote Macintosh
computers in the least amount of time possible. You can also take
the Backup Exec for Windows Servers CD to the target computers and
locally install the software. In either case, you need to know the
computer names of the Macintosh computers where the software will
To install the Remote Agent for Macintosh Systems
using the installation script
At a Macintosh computer,
place the Backup Exec for Windows Servers CD in the CD-ROM
The Backup Exec for
Windows Servers CD will mount in /Volumes/Symantec.
Open a Finder window and
then browse to Applications>Utilities.
In Terminal, type
Enter a password, which
should be the password of the currently logged in user.
Enter the name of a
Macintosh computer or computers on which to install the Remote
Agent and press Enter. When
entering multiple computer names, use spaces between each name.
After the installer
successfully checks for a valid Macintosh computer operating system
during the initial system check, press Enter.
After reviewing the
package installation summary, press Enter.
Press Enter to start the Remote Agent
installation requirements precheck.
Press Enter after the Remote Agent installer
installation requirements check completes.
Enter the computer name
or IP address of the Backup Exec media server that you want the
Remote Agent to publish to and press Enter. If you need to specify additional
media servers, type Y then Enter;
otherwise, press Enter.
Verify that the IP
address and/or computer name information is correct and press
Enter. If changes need to be made, type N, and then press Enter to modify the information.
Press Enter to begin the installation.
A message appears stating
the installation has completed successfully after the installation
The installrams log file
is saved to the following location on the Macintosh computer: