Acronis Agent for ESX/ESXi installs on VMware ESX. All virtual machines can then be managed from Acronis Management Console connected to the installed Acronis Agent for ESX/ESXi

This operation mounts a virtual machine

The default credentials for Virtual Appliance-based installation are predefined. For Windows-based they are the ones of Administrator account of the machine with the Acronis Agent installed

This article describes how to deal with the situations when the Virtual Appliance backup/replication performance is low

Specify a random GUID on the "Notes" pane of the Virtual Appliance in vSphere

The recommendation is to use Virtual Appliance instead of Windows Agent

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

List of virtual machine applications supported by the latest versions of Acronis products

This article applies to:

  • Acronis Backup (Acronis Backup & Recovery) 11.5

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

MS Virtual PC cannot boot from a .vhd disk larger than 127 GB

Acronis vmProtect is a comprehensive backup and recovery solution designed for VMware vSphere environments

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

Setting up E-mail notifications

The typical reason for a VM to be missing in the backup or replication wizard (unavailable for selection) is that this VM was created by Acronis vmProtect and is in fact a replica VM. It is not possible to back up replica VMs by default, however this may be possible after additional adjustments

The Virtual Machine is detected as replica if there is SourceArchive property in Virtual Machine's annotations. Delete the "SourceArchive" part to fix the issue

The issue is with the network configuration of the virtual machine


MassTransit is now supported in virtualized VMWare environments on Windows.


MassTransit 5.1 and later is certified to run in VMWare virtualization environments on Windows. System requirements for the virtualized environment in which MassTransit runs are unchanged.  You should not see any performance problems provided that the VM host has adequate resources to run the additional guest VM.  

Make sure you have the latest Virtual Appliance hardware and that you have no more than two disks

To work around the issue, import registry keys from this article

List of supported virtualization platforms

Automatic and manual distribution of virtual machines among Agents

Acronis Backup & Recovery 11 can update the virtual machine instead of recreating it

How to use LAN-free backup of virtual machines with Acronis Agent