This article describes the procedure of adding a converted VMDK virtual disk to a VMware virtual machine
This article describes how to back up a virtual machine using Acronis True Image Echo and VMware Consolidated Backup
Acronis True Image Echo has the capability to convert a disk/partition image (.tib) to a virtual disk file of the type you select (.vmdk, .vhd, .hdd).
Description of the VMware vCenter intergration implemented in Acronis Backup & Recovery 10 Advanced Editions
You need to convert to virtual machine to an OVF package first
The recommendation is to disable drive monitoring
Allow the Network access for VMware Adapter on the "Network" tab
Acronis Agent for ESX/ESXi (Virtual Appliance) builds 11639 and higher is officially certified by VMware
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
You can use Acronis True Image Echo to convert a backup archive (*.tib) to a virtual disk (.vmdk, .vhd, .hdd). You can also back up a virtual disk and restore it to a physical disk
Virtual machines should have unique UUIDs
ESX Server mounts the storage using UUID. With the hard disk changed, UUID changes too. Hence, ESX fails to mount
This has been fixed
This has been fixed
Acronis Agent for ESX/ESXi is delivered as a virtual appliance
Acronis Backup & Recovery 10 Advanced Server Virtual Edition supports Microsoft Hyper-V and VMware ESX/ESXi on the host level
Agentless backup is not supported for fault-tolerant virtual machines
This has been fixed
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
Acronis Agent for ESX/ESXi does not support free VMware ESXi. Acronis Agent for ESX/ESXi supports VMware ESX as a component of VMware Infrastructure Foundation, VMware Infrastructure Standard, VMware Infrastructure Enterprise
List of virtual machine applications supported by the latest versions of Acronis products
This article applies to:
- Acronis Backup (Acronis Backup & Recovery) 11.5
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
You attempt to run a backup from virtual guest and get this error. Change location of virtual guest or change block size of used datastore, so that the datastore blocksize and blocksize of virtual guest matches.
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.
Is Acronis Files Connect (formerly ExtremeZ-IP) Compatible with VMWare ESX Server?
Yes. Acronis Files Connect runs and is supported on a virtualized Windows Server image being hosted on VMWare ESX Server or ESXi.
After converting a partition backup to VMware Workstation an adding it to an ESXi host, you get the error "Unsupported and/or Invalid Disk Type”. To solve the issue, you have to follow the way to import the machine correctly in order to start it on your virtual host environment.
Versions 1.5, 5.0, 5.1, 5.5, 5.6, 8.0, 8.1 are supported
- You are trying to back up virtual machines on ESX/ESXi server using Acronis Agent for ESX/ESXi or Agent for VMware
- Operation fails with an error message similar to the following one:
Cannot back up virtual machines of the ESX/ESXi server because the "vStorage APIs" feature is not installed on the server
VMware vStorage APIs are not installed on the ESX/ESXi server.
To back up machines in an ESXi Free environment, regular Acronis Agent for Windows/Agent for Linux (as opposed to Acronis Agent for ESX/ESXi or Acronis Agent for VMware) should be installed inside the virtual machines. Agentless backup is not supported.
- You have set up some Agents for VMware (Windows or Virtual Appliance) connected to a vCenter/ESX(i) host.
- Some virtual machines do not appear in Management Console after recovery or physical to virtual conversion