Dynamic

Limitations on LVM support in Acronis True Image 9.1 Server for Linux

Two or more disks that make a dynamic volume show the size of the volume itself in Acronis Disk Director Lite

After deleting dynamic volumes using Acronis Disk Director Lite, it shows several unallocated space boxes of the dynamic volumes in Graphical User Interface

The "Name" field in the "Dynamic Group Creation" window is too small. No entered name can be seen

Acronis Plus Pack is a separate add-on for Acronis True Image Home 2010 that has Acronis Universal Restore, Acronis WinPE ISO Builder and supports dynamic/GPT disks

Acronis True Image restores LVM volumes as non-LVM partitions. You will need to take extra steps to make the restored system bootable. You can also restore LVM volumes to prepared LVMs

You can install Acronis Disk Director on a Windows system that runs on dynamic volumes or GPT disks, but you will not be able to manage them

Acronis True Image Server for Windows, Acronis True Image Workstation and Acronis True Image Enterprise Server support Windows dynamic disks

Acronis Backup & Recovery 10 supports most of the popular storage media and devices

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

Add an ESX host, then back up the machines or dynamic groups

Details of dynamic and GPT disks support in Acronis Snap Deploy 4

About recovery of dynamic/GPT disks and volumes with Acronis Small Office: Server Cloud Backup

Table of Windows Editions and dynamic disk types they support

Explanation of why there can be up to 7.8 MBytes of unallocated space that cannot be removed by usual means

Acronis Snap Deploy started supporting disks with GUID partition tables (GPT) and dynamic disks in version 4.

Acronis Snap Deploy 5 supports GUID Partition Table (GPT) partitioning scheme. Dynamic volumes (in Windows) can be deployed as basic volumes only.

Acronis Snap Deploy 4 supports GUID Partition Table (GPT) partitioning scheme. Dynamic disks currently are not supported for imaging and deployment. Detailed information here.

Symptoms

  1. You are trying to resize a dynamic volume and leave unallocated space before it;
  2. There is no possibility to leave unallocated space before the volume: Unallocated space before volume field is grayed out and no marker is present for moving the volume layout:

Cause

This is by design.

The issue is only with Acronis Bootable Media. As a workaround, convert the disk from Windows

Conversion of both basic to dynamic and dynamic to basic is performed without data loss.

Conversion of a dynamic system disk to basic will require a reboot.

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