62665: Acronis Cyber Backup 12.5: "This machine cannot be selected directly" warning in Linux-based bootable media

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Symptoms

  1. You boot a machine with Acronis Cyber Backup Linux-based bootable media
  2. You start a backup wizard, click on Items to backup and select the entire machine
  3. The following warning appears:

    This machine cannot be selected directly.
    A previous agent version is installed on the machine.
    Use policy rules to select this machine for backup.

Cause

Issue in the product. The entire machine cannot be directly chosen for backup.
Acronis Development team is working on fixing the issue in future updates of the product.

Solution

Select disks instead of the entire host machine.

 

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