Version 2021

2. Install MicroStrategy Backup

To install MicroStrategy Backup, follow the instructions below:

  1. Create a new directory for MicroStrategy Backup in your MicroStrategy Installation directory using the command:
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    mkdir mstrbak
  3. Navigate to the newly created directory using the command:
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    cd mstrbak
  5. Download the MicroStrategy Backup Tool using the command:

    • Linux:

    • Windows (download from PowerShell):

      wget -Outfile
  6. Unzip and extract the file using the command:

    • Linux:

    • Windows (downloaded from Powershell or use File Explorer to unzip the file):

      tar -xf
  7. Change the directory to the MicroStrategy Backup client executable using the following command:

    cd Mstrbak-client
  8. Run the following command in the MicroStrategy Backup directory to ensure the executable permissions are set for the files:

    • Linux:

      chmod +x
    • Windows: Run the executive file mstrbak.exe as an administrator

Now that MicroStrategy Backup is downloaded and you are in the correct directory, you can move on to 3. Run MicroStrategy Backup.