Does Backblaze Have a Silent Installer?

 

This KB Article covers instructions for silent installations. If you're interested in Mass Deployment / RMM tools, please see the article found here

 

Windows

Download the installer from https://secure.backblaze.com/update.htm

Open Command Prompt and cd to the location of the installer.  

 

 To create an account & install:

install_backblaze -nogui -createaccount user@corp.com password-goes-here

 If the password is "none" (without the quotes) … an automatically generated password will be used and the user can request a password reset on our website.

 

To sign into an existing account & install:

install_backblaze -nogui -signinaccount user@corp.com password-goes-here

 

 

Mac

Download the installer from https://secure.backblaze.com/update.htm and mount the DMG.

 

 To create an account & install:

sudo /Volumes/Backblaze\ Installer/Backblaze\ Installer.app/Contents/MacOS/bzinstall_mate -nogui -createaccount user@corp.com 'password-goes-here'

If the password is "none" (without the quotes) ... an automatically generated password will be used and the user can request a password reset on our website.

 

To sign in to existing account & install:

sudo /Volumes/Backblaze\ Installer/Backblaze\ Installer.app/Contents/MacOS/bzinstall_mate -nogui -signin user@corp.com 'password-goes-here'

If successful, the installer will return BZERROR: 1001. If the installer returns any other error code, it has failed.

 

To upgrade an already installed client to a newer version:

sudo /Volumes/Backblaze\ Installer/Backblaze\ Installer.app/Contents/MacOS/bzinstall_mate -upgrade bzdiy
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