70319: Acronis Cyber Protect: how to change keyboard layout in Virtual Appliance

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Last update: 25-02-2022

How to change keyboard layout in Virtual Appliance


By default, Agent for VMware (Virtual Appliance) and Agent for Scale Computing HC3 user interface use English keyboard layout. If you want to use a different keyboard layout, specify a required kernel parameter while booting the Virtual Appliance.


  1. Reboot the Virtual Appliance
  2. When you see GNU GRUB screen, press A to modify the kernel arguments before booting:

  3. Add the required layout by adding the following to the list of the arguments: 


    e.g. LAYOUTS=de-DE

  4. Press Enter to accept changes and boot the Virtual Appliance

The specified keyboard layout will be active until the next Virtual Appliance reboot.