Disk Cloning Issue

This article cover errors and failures during disk management operations in Acronis Backup, including cloning, conversion and volume deletion/creation issues. It provides possible causes for the errors and how to troubleshoot the issues.


  1. You try to clone a disk on a Mac with Apple silicon processor while booted from Acronis Bootable Media;
  2. Disk cloning fails with the following error:

    Unable to create partitions

This article applies only to Macs with Apple silicon processors. If you encountered this error on different hardware, the issue is not covered in this article and requires investigation


Issue in the product.