Tape

Acronis True Image Echo Build 8163 or lower has compatibility issues with Removable Storage Management of Windows Vista SP1 and Windows Server 2008. As a result, tape drives are not supported. Update to the latest build to fix the issue

Even if there is enough free space on the tape for another backup, Acronis Backup & Recovery 10 places the backup to a new tape

This is an issue in the product. As a workaround, run the backup manually

Tape cartridges are not loaded into a tape autoloader automatically

Click the "Refresh" button twice to make the archive on tape show in the wizard

Detailed description of how Acronis True Image Echo works with tape autoloaders and separate tape drives

Click "Refresh" to re-index the archive and have it detected correctly

Acronis Backup & Recovery 10 has been tested to work with Virtual Tape Libraries (VTL)

Summary of tape readability for Acronis True Image 9.1, Acronis True Image Echo and Acronis Backup & Recovery 10

Detailed instructions on how to troubleshoot issues with tape drives and Acronis True Image Echo

There is no Removable Storage Manager (RSM) in Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7. Since Acronis Storage Node accesses tape drives through RSM, it does not support tape drives in Windows Server 2008 R2 or Windows 7

As a workaround, install Acronis Storage Node on a different operating system

Peculiarities and limitations of using Acronis True Image corporate products with tape drives

Detailed instructions on how to troubleshoot issues with tape drives and Windows editions of Acronis Backup & Recovery 10

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

Acronis Backup & Recovery 10 supports tape libraries, autoloaders, SCSI and USB tape drives

Acronis True Image does not recognize tape drives when ARCserve is enabled

Delete the Acronis Storage Node to which the tape is attached and then create it again to solve the issue

After deleting a centralized managed vault on tape, Acronis Backup & Recovery 10 will fail to recreate it

Backup Exec from Symantec takes exclusive control over tape drive, and no other software, including Windows NT Backup, can access it

When Acronis Agent for Windows is installed, a folder Itzam is created on the following location:

  • Windows XP/2003: C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Acronis\Temp\
  • Windows Vista/7/2008: C:\ProgramData\Acronis\Temp\

The purpose of this folder is to store a temporary database which contains information about files/folders tree during file-level operations. This database is stored in .dat~ format and ensures quick and proper access to the respective data.

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

The issue has been fixed, please update to the latest build. This is an erroneous message. The archive itself is deleted

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