CMD

Introduction

This article describes how to run existing Acronis True Image backup tasks from command line.

Prerequisites

You need to have a configured backup job in True Image graphical user interface (GUI) before you can run it from command line. It is not possible to configure a new backup job from scratch from command line or modify settings of already set up tasks.

Make sure that the antivirus software running in your environment does not block Acronis products. See Acronis Software: Making Acronis Products Compatible with Antivirus Software

Under specific circumstances software may crash. It is very important to report a crash instead of trying to workaround it. Normal workflow for a crash problem is the following:

Because Acronis products work with the storage system of an operating system on a very low level, there is a small risk that different conflicts on this level can lead to an operating system crash during backup or other operations. Please follow the instructions below to troubleshoot these issues, depending on what operating system is being used..

Symptoms

Product may hang under specific circumstances.

There are 2 types of hanging:

This article describes how to troubleshoot performance issues with Acronis Backup Command line tool.