Snapshot

This article describes how to back up a virtual machine using Acronis True Image Echo and VMware Consolidated Backup

Acronis True Image errors out with "Unable to create volume snapshot" when backing up volumes of over 4 TB in size in Linux

You are either trying to back up a free VMware ESXi using Acronis Agent for ESX/ESXi or you have not added a license to your paid version of VMware ESX/ESXi

Try disabling write caching for the USB drive to solve the issue

With the Enabled VSS support option Acronis True Image Echo errors out with the "Unable to create volume snapshot" error message when trying to backup a hard disk drive with EISA diagnostic partition

Instructions on how to enable Microsoft native VSS instead of the default Acronis VSS in Acronis Backup & Recovery 10

Make sure the backup is run under administrator or that you back up without using VSS

Recovery points in Acronis vmProtect 7

Close all running programs, restart the product and try to run the backup plan again

Please contact Acronis Customer Central to get a special build with the timeout increased

Acronis VSS provider is used to initiate creation of VSS snapshot, but MS VSS service is actually used

This article describes what to do if after a backup failure the backed up virtual disks are left attached to Acronis vmProtect Virtual Appliance

Backup fails with "Cannot continue backup. There is not enough free space on the drive where the snapshot cache file is located.". You can solve this issue by moving the destination for temporary file of snapshot.

Update to the latest build or turn on snapshotting for file backup

You attempt to perform a disk or partition backup that fails with the following error: "Failed to read the snapshot."

Description of the Acronis SnapAPI module

The product cannot access the hard disk drive to create a snapshot

This article describes how to resolve and troubleshoot the error "Error creating snapshot" encountered while backing up a physical or virtual machine. Generally following snapshot errors may occur:

Pre/post commands are executed before or after the whole backup process. Before/after data capture commands are executed during the backup process, right before and immediately after the snapshot

Instructions on how to enable Microsoft native VSS instead of the default Acronis VSS in Acronis Backup

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