The build of Acronis Storage Node is older than the builds of other Acronis Backup & Recovery 10 components

This article describes two ways of creating master image with Acronis Snap Deploy

Step-by-step instructions on how to convert a backup archive (.tib) to a virtual machine

You can use a special Acronis utility to import a .vhd file to Citrix XenServer

A file backup is a copy of files. A disk or partition image is a snapshot of the drive

The fix is available in the latest released build of the product (Build 11345 or higher)

How to create Acronis Bootable Media with a backup archive on it (all-in-one)

Install Acronis Agent on the remote machine, connect to it, create a master image

Windows VHD, Acronis Snap Deploy, Acronis True Image, and Acronis Backup & Recovery files are supported

This is an issue with SELinux 3.7.19 and higher

This article applies to:

  • Acronis Backup & Recovery 10 Advanced Server
  • Acronis Backup & Recovery 10 Advanced Server Virtual Edition
  • Acronis Backup & Recovery 10 Server for Linux


  1. You are attempting to mount a backup from Acronis Backup & Recovery 10 GUI;
  2. The attempt fails with the following error message:

    Failed to execute the TrueImageMount command
    'mount: you must specify the filesystem type'

When creating a master image using Linux bootable media, the size of created image is bigger than expected - the image is created in sector-by-sector mode. This issue occurs only, when using Windows Drive Management tool to resize partitions before.

You will need Acronis Bootable Media with the Acronis Snap Deploy 4 Master Image Creator component

If a multi-volume image resides on several discs, then it cannot be mounted

How to troubleshoot and solve the issue

The error message shows up only on the first boot after system restore

How to create Acronis Bootable Media with a backup archive on it (all-in-one)

How to delete backup archives in Acronis True Image Home 2011

Using the sector-by-sector backup method creates a raw image of the whole hard disk drive

Keep a copy of your backup archive in the virtual machine format ready for instant recovery

Restore the files/folders again with the File level security settings option ticked off

A short overview of the network connections between Acronis OS Deploy Server and Acronis Snap Deploy Agent during image deployment process

File restore from backup archives located on tapes has been implemented in Acronis Backup & Recovery 11.5

Initial Seeding is an extra service with which you can send your backup to Acronis via regular post and have it uploaded

Explanation of the difference between creating a backup and disk cloning

How to burn an ISO image

Back up -> Online backup storage -> Log in. Under "Backup scheme" select "Initial seeding"

Once a password has been set for a backup archive, it can not be retrieved if lost or forgotten