20540: Acronis Backup & Recovery 10: Booting Acronis Bootable Media Created on Windows Server 2008 WDS Is Not Supported

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As a workaround, create a WIM image and upload it to Windows Server 2008 WDS

This article applies to:

  • Acronis Backup & Recovery 10 (All Editions)

Symptoms

  1. Using Bootable Rescue Media Builder of Acronis Backup & Recovery 10 you create Acronis Bootable Media and upload it to Windows Server 2008 WDS;
  2. An attempt to boot from this Acronis Bootable Media uploaded to Windows Server 2008 WDS produces no result:

Cause

Bootable Media Builder of Acronis products supports only RIS servers and WDS servers that run in Legacy mode. Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2 do not support WDS Legacy mode

Solution

As a workaround, create a WIM image with the Acronis plug-in and upload it to Windows Server 2008 WDS. You will then be able to boot from it.

For information on how to create a WIM image see Acronis Backup & Recovery 10: Using Acronis Media Builder to Build WinPE with Acronis Plug-In.

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