Release Notes for Acronis Small Office: Server Cloud Backup
Release date: March 07, 2013 Build: English US Build number: 5024
Acronis Small Office: Server Cloud Backup software is designed for using in small and home offices. It supports only server operating systems and allows you to back up and recover disks and partitions. You can store the backups on local disks, USB drives, shared folders, etc. It also allows you to back up files to Acronis Cloud.
The short name of the product is Acronis Small Office Backup.
Server OS support Acronis Small Office: Server Cloud Backup is a solution for small and home offices that have their own needs. It supports only server operating systems, including Windows Server 2012 (certified for Windows Server 2012).
Familiar user interface Simple and functional, Acronis True Image Home interface has been upgraded by Acronis Small Office: Server Cloud Backup. It will be easy to find already-known as well as brand-new features.
Image backup Well-known feature to keep your office systems safely backed up.
Online backup Acronis Cloud is constantly keeping your files safe. Whatever happens with your local machine, you can be sure your files are kept safely on the cloud.
Acronis Universal Restore (AUR) This well-known feature allows you to restore your system after you moved onto another machine. Acronis Small Office: Server Cloud Backup makes this available for small and home offices.
Media Builder You will be able to create bootable media so that, whenever your system crashes, you can boot and recover your system by means of media built by Acronis Small Office: Server Cloud Backup.
Disaster Recovery Plan Acronis Small Office: Server Cloud Backup sends you an e-mail message describing how to recover your system or files in case you cannot boot your system. This message reflects information about the required backup and the machine you’re actually using.
Administrators of small and home offices with:
No or little administering experience.
Poor knowledge within the area of office administering.
Lack of time for administering (they can also be owners of the business, or combine two or more positions within the company).
Platforms / configurations
Operating systems and virtual machine software are sorted below in order of decreasing importance.
Windows Server 2008 R2 x64
Windows Server 2012 x64
Windows Server 2008 x64
Windows Server 2008 x86
Windows Small Business Server 2011 x64
Windows Server 2003 R2 x64
Virtual machine software
VMware vSphere / ESX / ESXi and Workstation
Microsoft Hyper-V and Virtual PC
The installation procedure is straightforward. Please run the downloaded executable file and follow the instructions.
The “Run at system startup” option for missed backups does not work on Windows 8.
A network share is not seen under bootable media, if the share is located on a computer with enabled "Send NTLMv2 response only\refuse LM & NTLM" system security setting.
The “Repeat attempt if a backup fails” option does not work while creating a disk backup to an FTP server.
The selected “Shut down the computer when 'recovery' is completed” check box restarts a computer instead of shutting it down.
Small Office Backup (SOB) installed over Acronis Disk Director 11 (ADD) considerably reduces ADD functionality, when a system partition image is mounted with SOB.
The “Wake up the sleeping/hibernating computer” option doesn't work on Windows 8.
Unable to back up to a mapped home directory on an FTP server, if user has no rights to access the FTP root directory.
Acronis Startup Recovery Manager can't be activated from UEFI-loaded CD, if OS was installed in BIOS mode.
Impossible to continue, mount and unmount an image after PC restart, if the image was mounted in read-write mode.
Fatal error during Acronis Backup&Recovery 11.5 installation, when Small Office Backup console is open.
Small Office Backup doesn't detect operating systems which contain System Reserved partitions, in Sysprep backups.
The "Cannot assign a drive letter" error while mounting a disk image with a custom drive letter on Windows Server 2003, if Unknown devices are enabled in Device Manager.
The “Browse for Destination” window uses 100% of CPU, when there are a lot of files (for example, 100000 files) in a folder. Small Office Backup hangs while attempting to sort the file list.