To utilize the eSilo Backup System, you must be an account holder. If you have not registered an account with us yet, please visit our Contact page.  After contacting us, one of our sales representatives will assist you. For information about the differences between editions, please visit our Backup Agents page.

Standard Edition

Windows 2000/XP/2003/Vista/2008/7/8/2012

Standard – 22.3 MB – eSiloSetupStandard.exe

Server Edition

Windows 2000/XP/2003/Vista/2008/7/8/2012 Server

Server – 22.3 MB – eSiloSetupServer.exe


Exchange Edition

Windows:NT4/2000/2003/2008/ – 2012Exchange:5.5/2000/2003/2007/2010/2013

Exchange – 1.9 MB – eSiloExchangeSetup.exe

Linux/Unix Edition

Linux Kernel 2.2 (x86 and x86_64)
Red Hat, CentOS, Ubuntu, SuSE, Gentoo

1 K – esilolinux.install

Windows Standard/Server Edition Install Notes

The Windows Standard and Server Editions of eSilo Backup are the used to backup any type of regular files on a server, workstation, desktop, or any other environment in which a supported version of Windows is installed. The installation of eSilo Backup for Windows is as simple as downloading the installer and executing it. You will need administrative privileges to install and run eSilo Backup. For information about the differences between editions, please visit our Backup Agents page.

Exchange Install Notes

eSilo also offers a separate application for performing brick-level backups of a Microsoft Exchange Server. It can backup Exchange 5.5, 2000, 2003, 2007, and 2010 Servers. Before using the eSilo Exchange backup application, you must first install the eSilo Backup Server Edition, which will allow you to activate your account. After activation, you will need to “Export Encryption Key” from the eSilo Backup Server Edition’s “File” menu and provide this Encryption Key to the Exchange backup application.

Linux Install Notes

After downloading the ‘esilolinux.install’ script, make sure its executable:
chmod u x esilolinux.install
And then execute it with the following:
This will download the appropriate version of eSilo Backup for your system’s architecture and install it to /usr/local/esilo. Please read the README.TXT file located in /usr/local/esilo after running the install script for additional details on how to use the Linux Edition.

Storage Calculator

You can use our storage calculator without an account. This will allow you to select the files and folders you would like to backup and calculate their storage size. This illustrates the amount of data you would be charged for after being compressed with eSilo’s Ulta Zip technology. To use the storage calculator, download and install the “Standard” or “Server” Edition. After installation, run the application and choose the option for Storage Calculator.

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