Windows Server 2008 / 2008 R2


Yes, Acronis Files Connect (formerly ExtremeZ-IP) is fully compatible with 32- and 64-bit versions of Windows.


GroupLogic has fully certified Acronis Files Connect on 64-bit versions of Windows 2003 and 2008. We have had a few requests to develop a 64-bit optimized version of Acronis Files Connect, but we do not believe it would provide users or administrators with any noticeable improvements compared to running the 32-bit version on 64-bit systems.


Can Acronis Files Connect (formerly ExtremeZ-IP) replace Cyan Software's MacServerIP which has not been upgraded to support Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard and Windows 2008 Server?


With Cyan's lack of upgrades and technical support for MacServerIP, Group Logic recognizes the need of customers for a supported, compatible AFP server solution on the Windows platform.

How to manually select components for Acronis Backup & Recovery 11.5/11 Advanced installation and install the program locally

Als Workaround verwenden Sie den Microsoft VSS statt den Acronis VSS Provider

List of recommendations on how to avoid system reboot after installing, uninstalling, updating or upgrading Acronis Backup & Recovery components in Windows

Description of tape pools and operations with them in Acronis Backup Advanced (Acronis Backup & Recovery Advanced)

How to set up retention of archives in Acronis Backup

Download an install the latest version of Windows Installer on the target machine

Applications that are built on ESENT and run on a Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008 or Windows-7-based computers may not work correctly after the reported physical sector size of the storage device changes.

There are two installation file types: standard installer and web installer

How to export and import local and centralized backup tasks

Logs are not imported to Acronis Management Server after re-adding the agent

Make sure you have ports 9876 and 25001 open

This article applies to:

  • Acronis Backup Advanced 11.5 (Acronis Backup & Recovery 11.5)
  • Acronis Backup & Recovery 11



  1. You start remote installation of Acronis components.
  2. Installation fails with the following error messages:

    Failed to get information about remote machine

    Failed to connect to the service

    Failed to connect to Windows service


You need to free up additional disk space or change location of temporary files

Die Acronis Datenbanken auf das einfache Wiederherstellungsmodell (Simple Recovery Model) umschalten

Prüfen Sie das Laufwerk auf Fehler, und installieren Sie das neueste Treiber-Update

How to create full Windows memory dumps

Mit Acronis Universal Restore können Sie ein Image eines Windows-Betriebssystems in einer anderen Hardware-Umgebung wiederherstellen. Sie können außerdem die Hardware-Abstraktionsschicht von Windows ändern sowie Treiber für Festplatten-Controller und NICs installieren.


Acronis Universal Restore ist die Implementierung einer einzigartigen, von Acronis entwickelten Technologie zur Änderung der Hardware-Abstraktionsschicht von Windows (HAL.dll) und von Gerätetreibern.

Make sure you have Windows AIK installed, and then build WinPE with the Acronis plug-in from Acronis Media Builder

The operation fails because the archive meta information is damaged or missing. Run vault validation to fix the issue

Acronis Backup 11.5/11.7 Agent for Exchange supports the following versions of Microsoft Exchange Server:


Backup with activated Volume Shadow Copy fails with the following error similar:

The backup has failed because 'VSS Writer' has failed during snapshot creation.

This error can be produced by different VSS writers, see some examples below:


In some cases cluster logs are required for investigation. To get the required logs, please follow the steps in the Solution section of this article.

These solutions can be applied to Microsoft Windows Server 2003 and 2008 within a cluster. You can use one of the two provided methods to collect the logs: