22288: Acronis Backup & Recovery 11 Server for Linux: Installation

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Last update: 08-04-2016

How to install Acronis Backup & Recovery 11 Server for Linux

This article applies to:

  • Acronis Backup & Recovery 11 Server for Linux (Standalone)

Acronis Backup & Recovery 11 is an older version of Acronis Backup software. Installation guide for the current version see in Acronis Backup: Installation


Before installation, make sure that RPM Package Manager is installed on the machine. 

The following Linux packages must also be installed in the system:

  • gcc
  • kernel
  • kernel-headers
  • kernel-devel

(!) The exact names of these packages may vary depending on your Linux distribution.


To install Acronis Backup & Recovery 11 Server for Linux do the following:

  1. Make sure that the installation file has the necessary access permissions:

    chmod 777 ABR*

  2. Run the .i686 or the x86_64 installation file, e.g.:


  3. Welcome page is displayed. Press Next;
  4. If you accept the license agreement, press Accept;
  5. Type in the license key in the provided field:

  6. If you have a separate license for Acronis Universal Restore, press Space to select Acronis Universal Restore for installation and type in your license key, then press Next:

    If you do not have a key for Acronis Universal Restore, press Next to skip this step.

  7.  Select the components that you want to install. By default all components are selected:

  8. The setup program will ask you to compile SnapAPI module for the running kernel. Select Continue to compile the module now (recommended), or select Skip to compile it manually later:

    Note: If the setup program cannot compile the necessary module for your Linux distribution, or if you have chosen to compile the module manually later, please refer to the file:


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