36145: Acronis Backup for VMware: Acronis Bootable Media

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This article applies to:

  • Acronis Backup for VMware 9 (Acronis vmProtect 9)
  • Acronis vmProtect 8


You need Acronis Bootable Media Builder of Acronis Backup for VMware to create Acronis Bootable Media and back up a physical machine as part of the physical to virtual migration (P2V) or restore ESX(i) host configuration.

See also Acronis vmProtect: P2V Migration.

For information on how to download, install and create Acronis Bootable Media see:

Acronis Bootable Media of Acronis Backup for VMware has the following limitations:

  • Recovery of Virtual machines is not possible;
  • Backup to Acronis Online Storage is not possible;
  • Creation of differential or incremental backups is not possible


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