63758: Acronis Backup 12.5: How to disable "Sign in as current Windows user" option on backup console login page

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This article explains how to disable the option to sign in as a current Windows user when connecting to Acronis Backup Management Console.


1. On the machine with Management Server, navigate to C:\Program Files\Acronis\AccountServer

2. Open the file account_server.json for editing (e.g. with Notepad),

3. Find the lines

"connectors": [
    { "type": "sspi", "name": "1 Windows Integrated Logon" },
    { "type": "local", "name": "2 Form-based"  }

Delete the following line

{ "type": "sspi", "name": "1 Windows Integrated Logon" },

and save changes to the file.

4. Restart Acronis services on the machine:

  • Acronis Management Server Service;
  • Acronis Service Manager Service;
  • Acronis ZeroMQ Gateway Service.

After you make these changes, console will only offer the option to enter user name and password: