Installing the Backup Agent (Windows)
This article describes how to install the Backup Agent for Windows on a server.
- You already created a server in the Cloud Panel.
- You activated a backup package.
If you are using a firewall to control outgoing traffic, you will need to open ports 443, 8443, 7770 -7800, and 44445 in that firewall.
If you only use the firewall that is in your IONOS account, you do not need to open the above-mentioned ports.
Log in to the server as an administrator using Remote Desktop.
Open your browser and log in to the Cloud Panel.
Click Backup > Backup Package.
In the Management > Backup Agent for Servers section, click Download Agent in the Windows row.
Select the desired location for your backups.
The Backup Agent Installer will begin downloading.
In the search bar located in the Windows taskbar, type the word Powershell.
Right-click Powershell and select Run as Administrator.
Navigate to the directory where the Backup Agent Installer is located.
C:\ cd /Users\Administrator\Downloads
Use the command cd to open the desired directory.
To open a directory on the current drive, enter the following command:
To access a directory located on another drive, enter the following command:
cd [d/] [DRIVE:] [PATH]
cd d/ d:\Programs
To change to the parent directory, enter the following command:
Display the contents of a directory. To do this, enter the following command:
To run the Backup Agent Installer, enter the following command::
Backup Agent Installer for Europe:
Backup Agent Installer for the US:
The Backup Agent for Windows is now successfully installed.
If registration of the server fails, follow the steps in the guide below: