21501: Acronis Backup & Recovery 11: Upgrade Scenarios

Technical and licensing upgrade scenarios and things to pay attention to

This article applies to:

  • Acronis Backup & Recovery 11

Description

License-level upgrade

On the license level, you can upgrade to Acronis Backup & Recovery 11 from:

  • Acronis Backup & Recovery 10
  • Acronis True Image Echo
  • Acronis True Image 9.1

This means that you if you have an upgrade key for Acronis Backup & Recovery 11 - you will be able to use the keys for the above versions as the base key for the upgrade. For detailed information on the upgrade editions see Acronis Backup & Recovery 11: Upgrade Table.

For detailed information on the upgrade policy and on how to receive the upgrade license keys see:

Technical-level upgrade

You can install Acronis Backup & Recovery 11 components only over the components of Acronis Backup & Recovery 10. The backup plans and tasks in this case will be converted to the ones of Acronis Backup & Recovery 11.

(!) It is highly recommended to use at least Acronis Backup & Recovery 10 Build 11639 (Update 2) as the base version to ensure things run smoothly after the upgrade.

This means that if you have Acronis True Image Echo or Acronis True Image 9.1 installed, you will need to uninstall these old versions before you can install Acronis Backup & Recovery 11. In this case, no backup plans and tasks will be saved.

If you have Acronis Backup & Recovery 10 installed in medium or large infrastructure, you may want to do a granular upgrade - upgrade to Acronis Backup & Recovery 11 components in stages:

If you have a standalone edition of Acronis Backup & Recovery 11, see Acronis Backup & Recovery 11 Standalone: Upgrading from Acronis Backup & Recovery 10.

More information

See also Acronis Backup & Recovery 11: Upgrade Table.

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