Backup Gateway on Microsoft Azure to store backups in the Azure cloud is being deployed per Acronis Cyber Infrastructure Backup Gateway Quick Start Guide for Microsoft Azure.
This troubleshooting guide is applicable in cases when deployment failed on the InitializeStorage step:
Follow these steps to troubleshoot failed deployment:
1. Open ports 22 (SSH) and 8888 (WebCP) for deployed Azure VM:
2. Log in to Acronis Cyber Infrastructure Management Panel (WebCP) on port 8888 using the domain name, admin user and specified during VM deployment, for example:
3. Log in to Azure VM via SSH on port 22 using the User name and Password or SSH public key (if was selected) specified during deployment.
4. Follow to Troubleshooting part to troubleshoot and resolve the issue.
Check deployment log /var/log/initializing on the VM, the latest messages indicate the step on which initialization failed, for example:
[abgw-admin@test-abgw-azure ~]$ less /var/log/initializing
Backend failed to establish connection with agent
[2020-07-07T10:50:18+0000]: Registering node...
[2020-07-07T11:12:23+0000]: Backend failed to establish connection with agent. Deployment failed.
Known software-related issue in Acronis Backup Gateway template for Azure - Management Panel password specified during the deployment contained special characters like &^`. or/and whitespaces.
Perform the deployment from the scratch with Management Panel password not containing mentioned special characters or/and whitespaces.
[2020-07-08T19:21:41+0000]: Registering this instance as storage in cloud...
Incorrect password for Account was specified during the deployment on Acronis Backup Cloud settings pane or Two-factor authentication (2FA) is enabled for Account, refer to the 65089: Acronis Cyber Infrastructure: registration of Backup Gateway under user with two-factor authentication fails.
Perform deployment from the scratch ensuring that password for partner account is correct and 2FA is disabled for it.
In case if aforementioned information did not help to resolve the deployment issue, contact Acronis support for assistance providing the following information:
access details for deployed Azure VM (credentials specified during deployment);
log /var/log/initializing from Azure VM.