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Difference between Acronis Backup Server and Acronis Backup Workstation

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Hello,

Can someone tell me the main difference between the server and the workstation version of Acronis Backup 12.5?

Is there a difference in the amount of features or is there a restriction in terms of the operating system where I can install the software? (Maybe the setup does not allow to install a workstation version on a windows server OS ?)

I'm wondering about the big difference in price and want to know the reason.

Thanks for your help

Best regards

Alex

 

 

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Hi Alex,

The difference between "for Server" and "for Workstation" licenses is only in the list of supported operating systems where the backup agents can run: for "Workstation" this would be Windows XP SP3 and higher desktop Windows OS versions. 

P.S. The list of supported features differences between "Standard" and "Advanced" licenses (which both can be "for Server" and "for Workstation") can be checked here.

Thank you.

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Where is the exact list of OSes?

Is still Linux supported only in "server" edition?

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Hi Valerio,

"Workstation" type of license for Acronis Backup 12.5 supports only desktop Windows editions: Windows XP SP3 and higher. All Linux OSes can be licensed with "Server" license only. See additional details in this KB article.

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Ok... so it's like 11.7.

Thank you.