Release notes for Acronis vmProtect 8 Update 1

Release date: 25-Dec-2012
Build: 8184


Acronis® vmProtect 8 is the next version of our extremely easy to deploy and use solution built specifically for backup and recovery of VMware vSphere. Version 8 includes many new features such as:

In addition, we fixed many issues and implemented several improvements suggested by our customers.

Before you install the product, please carefully read the "Installation notes" and "Known issues" sections of this document.

Installation notes

Before installation of Acronis vmProtect 8 Update 1, please uninstall Acronis vmProtect 8 Beta. Although updating from the Beta version is technically supported, it is not recommended. You can safely upgrade from Acronis vmProtect 6 or Acronis vmProtect 7 or Acronis vmProtect 8 RTM to Acronis vmProtect 8 Update 1.

During the upgrade from the 6/7th version to the 8th version of Acronis vmProtect, the Restore/Validate/Exchange Restore tasks will be removed due to architectural changes. The backup tasks will be properly upgraded.

Installation of Acronis vmProtect Windows Agent onto a machine that has Acronis Backup and Recovery 11/11.5 already installed is supported starting from build #32308 of Acronis Backup and Recovery 11.5. Please make sure you update Acronis Backup and Recovery 11.5 prior to installation of Acronis vmProtect Windows Agent.

List of changes/fixes (in comparison with Acronis vmProtect 8)

Known issues