21523: Acronis Backup & Recovery 11 Advanced: Technical Upgrade Sequence

First you should upgrade the components for centralized management, then Acronis Agents if these are on separate machines

This article applies to:

  • Acronis Backup & Recovery 11 Advanced Server
  • Acronis Backup & Recovery 11 Advanced Workstation
  • Acronis Backup & Recovery 11 Advanced Server SBS
  • Acronis Backup & Recovery 11 Virtual Edition

Introduction

Components of Acronis Backup & Recovery 11 can only be installed over components of Acronis Backup & Recovery 10 Build 11639 (U2) or higher.

If you have all Acronis Backup & Recovery 10 components on one machine, you can upgrade them all in one go - see:

If you have Acronis Backup & Recovery 10 components installed on separate machine, it is recommended to first upgrade the components for centralized management and only then Acronis Agents.

There may be a transition period where in the infrastructure you will have both Acronis Backup & Recovery 11 components and Acronis Backup & Recovery 10 Agents, which is normal - see:

Solution

If you have each of the components installed on a separate machine, the recommended Acronis Backup & Recovery 11 upgrade sequence is:

  1. Upgrade to Acronis Backup & Recovery 11 Management Console.
  2. Upgrade to Acronis Backup & Recovery 11 License Server.
  3. Upgrade to Acronis Backup & Recovery 11 Management Server and Acronis Backup & Recovery 11 Storage Node;

    All of the above components can be upgraded as described in Acronis Backup & Recovery 11 Advanced: Upgrading from Acronis Backup & Recovery 10.

  4. Upgrade to Acronis Backup & Recovery 11 Agent - both local and remote upgrade installation is supported:

More information

See also Acronis Backup & Recovery 11: Upgrade Scenarios.

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