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Datto RMM: How do I install the RMM Agent on a Hyper-V Core Server?

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Question

How do I install the RMM Agent on a Hyper-V Core server?

Environment

  • Datto RMM
  • Hyper-V

Answer

Get the agent download

In the Datto RMM web console, navigate to sitenew device→Windows, then right-click the Windows icon and select copy link address.

Figure 1: The Windows Agent download (click to enlarge)

Prepare the core and install the agent

1. Open a PowerShell command prompt on the Hyper V core machine to which you are installing the agent and run the following commands: 
$source = [agent download URL you received in step 1]
$dest = [destination path]\Newagent.exe"
$wc = New-Object System.Net.WebClient
$wc.DownloadFile($source, $dest)

Make sure the $dest path entry above includes the full destination path, including the installer's filename: Newagent.exe.

2.pngFigure 2: The Windows Agent download (click to enlarge)

2. In the PowerShell prompt, browse to the path and run it
& [path name]\newagent.exe"

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