Release notes for Acronis Backup 12.5 Update 3

Release notes for Acronis Backup 12.5 Update 3

Release date: May 31, 2018

Build: 10130

Overview

We are happy to introduce Acronis Backup 12.5 – world's easiest and fastest backup solution for all your data on-premises, in remote systems, in private and public clouds, and on mobile devices. This amazing solution installs in three clicks, protects 15 platforms, encrypts in four standards, backs up and recovers 2x faster than the closest competitor, and is trusted by 500,000 businesses.

Acronis Backup 12.5 is available in two editions: Acronis Backup 12.5 Standard and Acronis Backup 12.5 Advanced.

What's new in Update 3

New features available in all on-premise deployments

Backup

Recovery

The new recovery option Boot mode determines the boot mode (BIOS or UEFI) for the Windows system being recovered.

Security

New system settings are available to organization administrators:

Applications

Starting with Microsoft Exchange 2010, Exchange Server data can be backed up and recovered by using a less-privileged account than a member of the Organization Management role group:

Virtualization

Acronis Backup appliance

Bootable media

It is possible to use any supported keyboard layout when working under bootable media. The set of layouts is defined in the LAYOUT kernel parameter.

Support for new operating systems

New features available with the Advanced licenses only

Backup

The capability to configure a backup plan to use specific tape devices and tape drives.

Applications

Application-aware backup of Linux machines running Oracle Database.

Administering

The capability to create dynamic groups corresponding to Active Directory organizational units.

What's new in Update 2

New features available in all on-premise deployments

Administering

Installation and infrastructure

Security

Scheduling backups

Backup locations

Applications

Support for new operating systems and virtualization platforms

Usability improvements

New features available with the Advanced licenses only

Administering

Installation and infrastructure

Usability improvements

Tape support

What's new in Update 1

What's new in Acronis Backup 12.5

Issues fixed in Update 3

This section describes issues that have been fixed in Update 3.

Issues fixed in build 10130

Installation and upgrade

Common

Roles and units management

Acronis Storage Node, Acronis Storage and data catalog

Virtualization

Tape management

Application support

Issues fixed in Update 2

This section describes issues that have been fixed in Update 2.

Issues fixed in build 9010

Installation and upgrade

Common

Acronis Storage

Virtualization

Acronis Notary (ASign)

Issues fixed in build 8850

Installation and upgrade

Common

Roles and units management

Dashboard, reports, and alerting

Acronis Storage Node and data catalog

Virtualization

Tape management

Agent for Mac

Application support

Issues fixed in Update 1

This section describes issues that have been fixed in Update 1.

Issues fixed in build 7970

Installation and upgrade

Common

Roles and units management

Active Protection

Issues fixed in build 7641

Installation and upgrade

Common

Roles and units management

Dashboard, reports and alerting

Acronis Notary (ASign)

Virtualization

Tape management

Application support

Issues fixed in Acronis Backup 12.5

This section describes issues that have been fixed in Acronis Backup 12.5, as compared to Acronis Backup 12 Update 3.

Common

Virtualization

Application support

Known issues

This section describes issues that are currently known and provides solutions to avoid the issues where possible.

Installation and upgrade

IMPORTANT:
Acronis Backup 12.5 can upgrade Acronis Backup 11.5, 11.7, and 12. If you start the Acronis Backup 12.5 setup program on a machine running Acronis Backup 12 Beta, you will be prompted to uninstall the Beta product to continue installation. For more information about the upgrade procedure, refer to the following Acronis Knowledge Base article: https://kb.acronis.com/content/59801

Common