2736: Upgrading to Advanced Editions of Acronis Backup & Recovery 10

How to upgrade from Acronis True Image Echo Enterprise Server, Acronis True Image Echo Workstation, Acronis True Image Echo Virtual Edition, Acronis True Image SBS to advanced editions of Acronis Backup & Recovery 10

This section describes how to upgrade the following editions of Acronis True Image Echo:

  • Acronis True Image Echo Enterprise Server to Acronis Backup & Recovery 10 Advanced Server 
  • Acronis True Image Echo Workstation to Acronis Backup & Recovery 10 Advanced Workstation 
  • Acronis True Image Echo Virtual Edition to Acronis Backup & Recovery 10 Advanced Server Virtual Edition 
  • Acronis True Image for Microsoft Windows Small Business Server to Acronis Backup & Recovery 10 Advanced Server SBS Edition.

Introduction

Before proceeding with the upgrade on one or more machines, make sure that:

  • The Acronis License Server contains the appropriate number of license keys for the corresponding Acronis True Image Echo editions. 
  • You have upgrade license keys for Acronis Backup & Recovery 10 for each machine. You will import these keys after installing or upgrading the license server.

(!) When upgrading from Acronis True Image Echo, the language version should match the language of Acronis Backup & Recovery 10. If the languages do not match, Acronis Backup & Recovery 10 installation will fail. In this case, uninstall Acronis True Image Echo before installing Acronis Backup & Recovery 10.

Solution

  1. Install or upgrade Acronis License Server. See Installing or Upgrading Acronis License Server;

    (!) Make sure that Acronis License Server has both the Acronis True Image Echo upgrade or full license(s) and Acronis Backup & Recovery 10 upgrade license(s).

  2. Install Acronis Backup & Recovery 10 Management Console. See Installing Acronis Backup & Recovery 10 Management Console;
  3. Install Acronis Backup & Recovery 10 Management Server and convert the Acronis Group Server's group tasks to Acronis Management Server's backup policies. See Upgrading Acronis Group Server to Acronis Backup & Recovery 10 Management Server;
  4. Install Acronis Backup & Recovery 10 Storage Node and convert the Acronis Backup Server's backup locations to the storage node's centralized vaults. See Upgrading Acronis Backup Server to Acronis Backup & Recovery 10 Storage Node;
  5. Upgrade Acronis True Image Echo agents and local versions, and import the local tasks and backup locations. See Upgrading Acronis True Image Echo Agents and Local Versions.

More information

You can also download PDF documents that describe the upgrade procedure:

http://www.acronis.com/enterprise/download/docs/#whitepapers

See also:

There is no software possibility to upgrade from Acronis Backup & Recovery 10 Standalone to Acronis Backup & Recovery 10 Advanced. You will need to reinstall the product and all its components (including Acronis Agent).

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