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How to Install Veeam MP pack for VMware ?

VMware vSphere is ruling the hypervisor market and Veeam tightly coupled with  VMware’s Backup and Monitoring solutions. The Veeam Virtualization Extensions for System Center provides a monitoring, advanced reporting for virtualized systems. This product’s  major component is Veeam Management pack for VMware .It checks the pulse of VMware vSphere all the time by monitoring key resources like CPU,Memory,datastores,clusters,network and virtual machines. This also has Veeam collector which is responsible for collecting the data from remote VMware vSphere system and providing it to ops manager health service . The health service will analyze the data using Veeam MP for VMware and triggers the alerts,reports,charts.

Veeam Management Pack for VMware  – Architecture Diagram:

MP pack for VMware
MP pack for VMware

Ops Manager – Microsoft System Center Server

Here we will see how we can install the Veeam Management pack for VMware.You can install the Veeam MP for VMware on Ops manager server or dedicated server which is running windows 2008 or 2012 server operating system.

1.Login to the server in which you want to install the Veeam Management pack for VMware.Download the Veeam MP for VMware from veeam website. Extract the downloaded ISO and  run the setup file to kick the installation.Here You will get an option whether you want to install Veeam VE suite(Includes VE collector) or VE collector.Let me go with Veeam VE suite.

Open the setup.exe file
Open the setup.exe file

2.By default ,it tries to install .NET which is prerequiest for this software. 

3.Once the .NET is installed , you will get below screen.Click Next to continue.

Veeam MP for VMware installation
Veeam MP for VMware installation

4.Accept the license agreement and continue.

Accept the License Agreement.
Accept the License Agreement.

5.Select the components which you want to install .Here I want all the three.

Veeam MP for VMware installation
Veeam MP for VMware installation

6.Provide the license file.

Provide the license Key file
Provide the license Key file

7. Veeam made the things very easy. If there is any actions requires, it can be done by installer itself. We no need to perform manually changes.Click on Install  to enable the missing features .

Minimum Requirement and Missing Features
Minimum Requirement and Missing Features

8.You can see the progress like below once you started deploying the missing features.

Veeam MP for VMware installation
Veeam MP for VMware installation

9.Here you can see that system configuration checks has been completed successfully.

Configuration Checks
Configuration Checks

10.Here is the port information for service and user interface.

Veeam MP for VMware - Ports
Veeam MP for VMware – Ports

11.Enter the windows username & password to start the service automatically.

MP for VMware Credentials
MP for VMware Credentials

12.Click Install to begin the installation .

Veeam MP for VMware installation
Veeam MP for VMware installation

13.Here is the progress.

Installation in progress
Installation in progress

14.Click Finish to complete the installation.

Installation Completed
Installation Completed

15.You can access the “Veeam Virtualization Extensions for System Center” in 4430 port with the server IP address.

Login page of Veeam Virtualization Extensions for System Center
Login page of Veeam Virtualization Extensions for System Center

We have successfully deployed Veeam Virtualization Extensions for System Center (Veeam MP pack for VMware).

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