24211: Acronis vmProtect 7: Installation

Last update: Wed, 2012-10-03 09:50

How to install Acronis vmProtect 7 as Virtual Appliance or as Windows Agent

This article applies to:

  • Acronis vmProtect 7


There are two ways to install Acronis vmProtect 7: the software can be installed directly on ESX(i) host as a virtual appliance or Acronis vmProtect Windows Agent can be installed on a physical Windows machine outside the ESX(i) infrastructure


Acronis vmProtect 7 can be installed directly on ESX(i) host. In this case the software for running Acronis services is installed on a separate virtual machine under a specially customized operating system.

If running the virtual appliances is not desirable because of heavy load of ESX(i) hosts or for a different reason, you can install Acronis vmProtect Windows Agent on a physical machine outside the ESX(i) infrastructure.

More information

See also Acronis vmProtect.