34790: Acronis Backup: The Speed of Citrix XEN 5.6 Virtual Machine Backup to a Network Share Is Slow

The issue is with the network configuration of the virtual machine


  1. You have hypervisor Citrix XenServer 5.6;
  2. You install Acronis Windows Agent in the Citrix XenServer 5.6 virtual machine;
  3. From Acronis Backup & Recovery Management Server you configure a task to back up the Citrix XenServer 5.6 virtual machine and choose a network share as a destination;
  4. The backup is running at a slow speed of 1-2 MB/s.


The issue is with the Citrix XenServer 5.6 virtual machine network configuration.


Disable the Task Offload and CheckSum Offload network parameters in the Windows virtual machine as described in xenappblog: Citrix XenServer Slow Network Performance.

Please contact Acronis Customer Central if you need assistance.



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