Installing and updating the Linux agent

Unitrends protects most Linux distributions, including CentOS, Debian, Red Hat, SUSE, and Ubuntu. Before adding a Linux asset to the Unitrends appliance, you must install an agent.

Once the agent is installed, you can update to a newer agent version using these same installation procedures. It is not necessary to remove the old agent. If an agent is already installed, you have the option to save any custom agent settings during installation.

Use the procedures in this section to install or update the Linux agent: