1750: Updating Acronis Group Server

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It is recommended to completely uninstall the current build of Acronis Group Server before updating to the new one

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Introduction

Before updating to the latest build of Acronis Group Server it is recommended to completely uninstall the current one.

Solution

  1. Uninstall the existing version of Acronis Group Server from Start -> Control Panel -> Add or Remove Programs;
  2. Remove the entire Group Server folder located by default at: C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Acronis\GroupServer
  3. Invoke Windows Registry Editor by clicking Start -> Run and typing regedit. Remove the registry subkey GroupServer at:

    Windows 32 bit: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Acronis\TrueImageEcho\Fomatik\Plugins\GroupServer
    Windows 64 bit: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Acronis\TrueImageEcho\Fomatik\Plugins\GroupServer

  4. Open the downloaded .exe file of Acronis True Image Echo. Right-click on the Group Server module and extract it. Install the extracted .msi file.
  5. Run Acronis True Image Management Console and Connect to a remote computer, where Acronis Group Server is installed;
  6. Click Add to add new computers to the list;
  7. Provide credentials. See Setting Credentials for Group Tasks in Acronis Group Server;
  8. Confirm that the connection to the added can be established Acronis Group Server: click on the Connect button in the Group Status window.

(!) Do not uncheck the Do not browse network for new computers option at Tools -> Options -> Network -> Status check interval

More information

See also Downloading the Latest Build of Acronis Software.

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