macOS

Due to a major shift in macOS architecture, Acronis True Image 2021 has the following limitations when installed on macOS 11 Big Sur:

Description

For Acronis True Image 2021 Build 33610 installed on macOS 11 Big Sur, disk cloning is not available for disks with macOS 11 Big Sur and macOS 10.15 Catalina. 

We want to make sure that we deliver a product where all functions work flawlessly. To meet this target, Acronis put increased effort into polishing the cloning function. Additional development time was required due to extensive changes in macOS 11 Big Sur architecture.

This article describes how to get asamba verbose logs of Acronis services in Linux and macOS

List of Acronis Cyber Protect Services in macOS:

  • /Library/LaunchDaemons/com.acronis.aakore.plist
    Serves for communication between the Agent and management components 
  • /Library/LaunchDaemons/com.acronis.cyber-protect-service.plist
    Provides detection of malware
  • /Library/LaunchDaemons/com.acronis.mms.plist
    Providers backup and recovery functionality
  • /Library/LaunchDaemons/com.acronis.schedule.plist
    Executes scheduled tasks

To install Acronis True Image on your computer, download the installation file from your account or from the purchase confirmation e-mail.

Introduction

Acronis True Image logs are used to troubleshoot and resolve technical issues with the software. When standard logs are not enough, additional debug logging mode could be enabled to capture more details about the issue, understand what happens, and find a solution.

We occasionally receive requests from customers regarding the management of .DS_Store files. The primary reason for this is that by default, macOS computers do not request these files have the hidden attribute set, since on macOS the default setting is that files that begin with a . (dot) are not visible when browsing.

Symptoms

  1. You are backing up a Mac with macOS Mojave (10.14)
  2. You receive a warning similar to the following one:

The 'Full Disk Access' permission was not granted to the app. To grant it, go to the 'Utilities' folder in Finder, click 'Backup Agent Assistant', and then follow the instructions from the app.

Cause

Backup Agent requires full disk access permissions in order to back up your data.

Symptoms

  1. You back up a macOS system with RAID set up using SoftRaid
  2. If external USB drive is attached to the system, backup fails with the following error:

    Selected volumes were not found: RAID 5

Solution

SoftRaid is supported by Acronis Cyber Protect Cloud 9.0 and later.

Earlier versions do not support SoftRaid; correct functionality with SoftRaid is not guaranteed.

After an update to macOS Catalina (10.15) Acronis backups instantly fail with the following error:

Internal error: mount point required for file-level backup

Symptoms

You have previously granted full disk access to Backup Agent/Cyber Protection Agent. 

After updating to Agent 15300 or updating from Agent 15300 to a later build, backups on Mac produce the following warning:

Symptoms

 1) Entire machine backup of a Mac with Apple RAID fails with the following error:

No volumes have been found while processing the 'Fixed Volumes' template 

From time to time you may need to repair or optimize your MassTransit databases. You can do so easily by using the MySQL Administrator that came with your MySQL installer package.

Optimizing For Windows

  • Log in to the MySQL Administrator
  • Select Catalogs
  • Select the mtdatabase schema
  • Highlight the table(s) you wish to optimize

Summary:

MassTransit 6.0 supports having a MassTransit Server use a remote machine on the local area network for its MySQL databases. This article describes how to install and set up MassTransit with MySQL databases on a remote computer.

For information on how to configure MassTransit 7 with remote MySQL databases, please refer to Installing MassTransit and MySQL In Non-Default Locations.

Summary:

From within the MassTransit Administrator Administrator, the MassTransit Log appears to not contain any data.

 

Description:

In rare cases, the Log window in the MassTransit Administrator may appear to not contain any data. To repair the log function we recommend the following course of action:

Will work better in 8.0 (from A.Berezin)

Machine already has been backed up several times. To check the recovery points, you go to All devices, select the machine, and click Recovery.

You click Refresh (in the upper right corner of the list) to refresh the list of recovery points. In a minute, recovery points appear, but you notice that some or all of the recovery points are now missing from the list.

You might see this message:

There are no backups of the selected devices in the known locations.

Symptoms

When recovering your Mac via Acronis rescue media, you have erased the system volume on the target disk by using Disk Utility prior to recovering the system. 

Recovery completes without errors, but the system does not boot after restore.        

Cause

Issue in the product.

Solution

This issue has been fixed in Acronis True Image 2021 Build 35810. Please update to the latest build.

As a workaround for earlier versions, erase the entire disk and format it as APFS before recovering your Mac:

Summary:

Acronis occasionally needs information about your MassTransit dongle in order to perform upgrades or sidegrades.

An application called "DisplayDongleInfo" is used to collect the information from the dongle and save it to a text file. We then ask you to send that text file to Acronis in order to complete your upgrade/sidegrade.

Description:

To Collect Dongle Information:

Summary:

By default, mailboxes for all contacts are stored in a User Mailboxes folder located in the MassTransit installation folder. You can choose a new default location to store the User Mailboxes folder. In addition, you can choose a custom location for any individual contact. Mailboxes can be stored in any folder or disk drive available to MassTransit.

Symptoms

1. Backup to Acronis Cloud using Acronis True Image fails. The present instructions apply only if the backup goes to Acronis Cloud. If the backup is saved elsewhere (NAS, external USB disk, internal disk, FTP server etc), use KB49502 instead.

2. When you click on the red X or || icon to see details, the message contains one of the following:

Expand All / Hide All

This article contains a list of security vulnerabilities fixed in different builds of Acronis True Image.

Symptoms

  1. Acronis True Image 2021 is running on macOS 11 Big Sur
  2. When you attempt to create Acronis bootable media or Acronis Survival Kit, the operation fails with the following error:

    An error occurred while creating media.

Cause

Issue in the product.

Solution

Close the window with the error and run the operation again. On the second attempt, Acronis bootable media or Acronis Survival Kit should be created without errors.

Symptoms

  1. You installed WD Discovery software on your Mac
  2. You try to boot the Mac with Acronis bootable media or Survival Kit
  3. Booting fails with the error:

This volume does not have users that can be restored

Cause

Incompatibility with WD Discovery NAS.

WD Discovery creates a specific partition on the disk. This type of partition is not supported by Acronis True Image.

Symptoms

You installed Acronis True Image 2021 on macOS 11 Big Sur and created Acronis bootable media or Acronis Survival Kit.

When you attempt to boot from the created bootable media by pressing Option (Alt) while the Mac is starting, Acronis bootable media or Survival Kit does not appear in the list of devices to boot from.

Symptoms

You have created Acronis bootable media under macOS 10.15.5

After you recover the system using this bootable media, the machine does not boot.

Cause

Issue in macOS 10.15.5. 

You copy AcronisTrueImage2020.dmg to the Program or Applications folder and get the following alert:

Acronis True Image is damaged and can't be opened. You should move it to the Trash

Symptom

Installation of Acronis True Image on Mac fails with the error message "Acronis software for business is installed on your Mac".

Cause

Acronis True Image is incompatible with other Acronis software on Mac. Any other Acronis programs must be uninstalled before installing Acronis True Image.

What exactly happens when the problem arises.

1. You attempt to clone a disk on your Mac using a Fusion drive as a destination

2. Cloning fails with the following message:

Neither Core Storage nor APFS containers were found on the source disk

Symptoms

You attempt to clone a disk with APFS (Apple File System). Cloning fails with the following error:

An error occured while cloning the disk. Cannot get the APFS contents

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