16071: Acronis Backup & Recovery 10: Backup Plan Creation Errors Out with "Archive with the same name already exists"

Change the intended name of the archive to a different one

This article applies to:

  • Acronis Backup & Recovery 10

Symptoms

  1. You create a backup plan;
  2. The backup plan creation fails with the following error message:

    Archive with the same name already exists

Cause

It is not possible to have two archives with identical names in the same location.

(!) Acronis Backup & Recovery 10 is not Linux case-sensitive.

Solution

Provide a different name for the archive.

More information

(!) Acronis Backup & Recovery 10 is not Linux case-sensitive. This means that you cannot have two archives in the same location on a Linux system if the archive names differ in case only (e.g. Archive and archive).

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