Linux Environment


The installation on Linux is not interactive. In order to specify the account to use you can:

If you want to create a configuration file before installation (this step is optional, the account can be configured after setup from the console), here is how to proceed:

You need to replace <account> and <password> with the actual values.

Important notes :

To proceed with the installation, enter the following command in your terminal:

wget -qO- | bash

On the Linux platforms, the backup agent does not allow the account configuration during setup. To link a backup account to a Linux agent, please go to the below paragraph "How to link an account to a Linux or a Synology agent".


The backup agent updates are done with system updates:

apt-get update && apt-get upgrade

How to link an account to a Linux agent

To setup a backup account with a Linux agent, here is what you need to do :

As shown below :

Backup account configuration

Be careful, this procedure can only be done once. Once the account has been linked to the target machine, you can only change the account by deleting or editing the configuration files.

You can use the console connection procedure for the next connections.

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