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Install NAKIVO Backup & Replication on Ubuntu Linux

Nakivo Backup & Replication is a popular, enterprise-class backup solution that focuses on VMware, Hyper-V, and Amazon EC2 environments. This article will show you how to install Nakivo Backup & Replication on Ubuntu. I am using Ubuntu 18.04 on this article and it should support Ubuntu 16.04 as well as Ubuntu 18.10.

Steps to Install NAKIVO Backup & Replication on Ubuntu

First, download the free trial from this link. You will get a new file called: Once you have the file, let’s install it.

A. Make the file executable

First, we need to make the file executable, in Terminal use this command:

sudo chmod +x

B. Install the file

Next, start the installation with this command

sudo ./

There are several steps we need to complete. First, accept the EULA

Type “Y” and then press Enter to accept the EULA. Next, type “S” if you want to choose Full Solution (Single Tenant). In this example, I choose S to install Nakivo full solution single tenant. The full solution will install both director and transporter.

Configuring the Director. We are going to configure the Director installation. In most cases, the default value should do.

A complete installation step is shown below

Once the installation finishes, open a web browser and then type the following address:


Change the port number with your custom port number if you use the custom port number during installation.

 install Nakivo Backup & Replication on Ubuntu

Create a new account to access all features in NAKIVO Backup and Replication. Click Proceed to enter the web interface where you can manage the backup tasks.

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