network share

Create a login and password for backing up to network share

Issue

I am not able to access virtual disks saved as a network share CIFS/SMB file from the datastore in Acronis Manager Datacenter. What might be causing this, and how do I fix it?

Resolution

Create a windows file and folder share and set path to the folder in the following format: \\MyNAs\SMBShareFolder.

Note: Ensure that NTFS file level permission is set and that all Hyper-V hosts or “everyone” can access this network folder share.

Issue

I want to create a virtual machine (VM) using network share in Acronis Manager Standard. How do I do that?

 

Resolution

When you have the Create VM wizard open, under Specify Name and Location option, please enter your network share in the Location field. Please see example below:

Issue

I want to configure and create Datastore in Acronis Manager Datacenter. How do I do that?

Short Description

Datastore is an internal Acronis Manager Datacenter entity which is necessary to support access limitation to virtual machine (VM) resources.

Resolution

Datastore can be added via Create Datastore wizard.