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Quick Guide for Installing Mozy on Linux
All instructions will be provided with Debian and RPM distributions in mind, and the Mozy daemon runs as root.
7 - Add Users to mozyadmin User Group to allow users to run Mozy without sudo access
Congratulations! You have now added Mozy to backup your Linux machine!
For more information about using the Mozy for Linux client and list of commands for viewing the back up status, history and files awaiting backup, please open the Mozy MAN page using the following command:
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Well, I tried this, and install ran just fine, until I entered my password.
Then the response was: MozyHome user is not allowed to use Linux Backup.
I take it then, the Linux beta is only for those with some other type of account, say, Mozy Pro?
Or does the beta set up an entirely different account?
Not clear at all how the program works here at the point of activation.
Hi @Snortley ,
I'm sorry for the confusion! Mozy Linux is only for MozyPro/Reseller/Enterprise accounts, as found here, which does need to be clarified in more locations.
To provide more directions for the Activation/Setup after install:
1 - Install Mozy Linux
2 - Activate: mozyutil activate --email [EMAIL]
3 - Setup: mozyutil addbackupdirs [LOCATION SEPARATED WITH A SPACE]
More specific instructions can be found in our KB Articles:
That is unfortunate. Mozy has worked very well for me over the years. Now, however, the machines I use include Linux systems. It seems I will have to close my account soon and switch over to one of your competitors that supports more platforms.
I'm glad this thread is here. It saved me time realizing that Mozy doesn't support Linux. I was all set to pay for a Mozy account to back up my home computer that runs linux. Yet, oddly, there DOES seem to be a linux client. Why in the world would Mozy turn away linux business. Oh well. Stupid business decision IMHO.
I'll try to post the linux-freindly cloud backup I end up choosing.
Mozy does support Linux, but does have the following requirements:
We're sorry to not meet your specific needs.