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Barracuda Backup

How to Install and Configure the Backup Export Tool

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This article refers to Barracuda Backup firmware 6.3 or higher.

Data copies from a Barracuda Backup appliance to external media (tape or disk) using the Backup Export Tool. The Backup Export Tool is supported on Barracuda Backup 64-bit architecture firmware version 6.1 purchased after July 2012 and is available from the System > Software Downloads page in the web interface.

You must open outbound port 3817 to access Barracuda Backup from the Backup Export Tool.

 To install the Backup Export Tool:

  1. Log in to Barracuda Backup, and go to the System > Software Downloads page.
  2. In the Backup Export Tool section, click Download the latest version to download and save the Backup Export Tool installer to the target master/media server.
  3. Right-click the installer, and then click Run as administrator.
  4. In the installer window, select a Destination folder where you want to extract the installer, and then click Extract the installer.
  5. Once the installer is extracted, locate and open the folder from the specified destination folder:
    selfextract01.png
  6. Once the installer is extracted, locate and open the folder from the specified destination folder:
    Install01.png
  7. Right-click setup.exe, and then click Run as administrator to launch the Backup Export Tool installer:
    installer.png
  8. Select your language from the drop-down menu, and click OK.
  9. Accept the Software License Agreement terms, and click Next.
  10. Select Make this machine the Master Server and choose an Installation folder:
    masterserver.png 
  11. Click Next. Allow the installation to complete:
     complete.png
  12. Click Finish. The Backup Export Tool is now installed.

To configure the Backup Export Tool:

  1. Log in to Barracuda Backup according to your setup:
    • For appliances controlled remotely: log in to login.barracuda.com
    • For appliances controlled locally: log in to the appliance IP address
  2. Go to the System > Barracuda Backup Appliance Settings page, and enter the IP address of the host server where you installed the Backup Export Tool:
    settigns.png 
  3. Click Save.
  4. The Backup Export Tool is now configured for use.

 

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