How to Successfully Apply Zmanda Patch

By following these step-by-step instructions, you'll be able to smoothly apply the latest Zmanda patch.

Step 1. Login to from a browser of your choice using your credentials.

Step 2. Select Downloads from the left navigation panel.

Step 3. Navigate to the Backup Server label in the Enterprise Server section.

Step 4. Select the OS version of your backup server from the dropdown and click the link labeled Patch- to proceed.

Step 5. The patch tar file will be downloaded.

Step 6. Transfer the downloaded patch tar file to your backup server 5.0 machine.

Step 7. Extract the patch tar file by running the following command.

tar -xvf patch_name.tar.gz

Step 8. Change to the newly extracted patch directory using the following command.

cd patch_name

Step 9. Run the patch script with root permissions using the following command.

sudo ./patch_file

Note: Replace "patch_file" with the actual name of the patch file, typically "unified-patch".

If the patch is applied successfully, you will see a Patch applied successfully message on the screen.

Step 10. Allow a few minutes for the services to start. You can check the status of the services by executing the following commands.

  • ZMC Service:

  • AEE Backup Service:


Congratulations! By following these steps, you have successfully applied the latest patch. If you encounter any issues or have questions during the process, don't hesitate to reach out to our support team at