You can make automatic copies of your backups using the "Dual Destination" option

Choose a different location or assign Local Administrator rights to Acronis Agent User

Mit der Option „Dual-Destination“ können Sie automatische Kopien von Backups erstellen.

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  • Acronis Backup & Recovery 10 (alle Editionen)


Mit der Funktion „Dual-Destination“ können Sie eine zweite Kopie Ihres Backups anlegen und die Sicherheit Ihrer Backups erhöhen, indem Sie von sämtlichen Daten zwei Kopien aufbewahren. Die Dual-Destination-Kopie wird außerdem automatisch mit dem primären Backup synchronisiert.


Internal disks and locally attached USB drives with NTFS file system are supported

Interne Laufwerke und lokal angeschlossene USB-Laufwerke mit NTFS-Dateisystem werden unterstützt.

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What is staging and how to use it

Nothing happens when clicking "Select destination". The list of available locations for storing the backup does not open.

Backup task fails with the following error:

There is not enough space on the destination drive to perform a backup


You have registered an account and specified your backup storage (Partner-owned backup storage). You have registered a machine in that account and run a backup to the specified storage. Later, you have changed the storage in the account settings and removed the old storage.

All backups running to this new storage fail. In PCS logs you will see errors like:


Activity (backup, recovery, cleanup, etc) fails with the following error:

Failed to resolve the host name


You are backing up to a network share. Backups start failing with:

The credentials for 'path' are incorrect.


The user name or password is incorrect.


Access credentials to the network share have been changed since backup plan creation.


Update credentials for a network path in the backup plan:


  1. You have Acronis Cyber Protect Cloud 8.0 or 9.0.
  2. Local backup offering item is enabled for a customer.
  3. However, the customer cannot select any local destination in a backup plan; Cloud destination is set by default and cannot be changed:


Issue in the product.


This issue has been fixed in Acronis Cyber Protect Cloud 9.0 Update 2.

Detailed description of supported storage media in Acronis True Image

This article applies to:

  • Acronis True Image
  • Acronis Cyber Backup 12/12.5
  • Acronis Backup (Acronis Backup & Recovery) 11.7//1.5
  • Acronis Backup for VMware (Acronis vmProtect) 9


Old backups are deleted automatically according to the rules defined in the backup options. Read "Automatic cleanup rules" section in the user guide: local backups, backups in Acronis Cloud.

The backup menu option "Delete", that has always existed in the program, removes a backup completely, with all of its versions.


Backup, replication or another activity fails with:

Windows error: (0x80070002) The system cannot find the file specified