21740: Acronis Backup & Recovery 11: An Attempt to Mount an Archive in Read-Write Mode from a Read-Only Network Share Fails

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Last update: 08-04-2016

Changes cannot be written to a read-only network share

This article applies to:

  • Acronis Backup & Recovery 11


  1. You have a backup archive on a read-only network share;
  2. An attempt to mount the archive in read-write mode fails with the following error message:

    The device is not ready


There is no write access to a read-only network share.


Mount the archive in read-only mode or grant the network share write access.

More information

See also Acronis Backup & Recovery 11.