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#101
Ekaterina wrote:
Brose wrote:

I have another wishlist entry for you: Backup Monitor should show "Last successful backup" instead of "Last backup" information.

Hello Lukas,

thank you for sharing this request! Passed to the product management for review (internal ID ABR-88473)

Hello!

I'd rather vote for it to be configurable either way.

In my case it would be more confusing to have it display last successful backup, as the monitor only serves to notify acronis/system administrators. For us it's more useful to know when was the last attempt made (successful or not).

Where monitor serves mainly to notify users of backup operations running in the background or clients of a company managing backups, I can understand if last successful backup time would be displayed.

-- Peter

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#102

Hi,

 

I would like full TLS 1.2 support (including all agents) as V1.1 and 1.0 are not recommended anymore and are considered unsecure. Google has announce Chrome 81 won't support the latter anymore. Microsoft also recommends switching to TLS 1.2.

Another wish would be speeding up restores from LTO tapes.  Recovering VM's (Hyper.V) individual files/folders from tape takes unbelievably long due to slow browsing for the file which can easily take >30 min if the file to restore was deep in the folder tree. OTOH, once the file is located, the restore time from the LTO tape itself is OK.

 

--Javier 

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#103

please make "search" option is working on "VALIDATION" menu section. Currently it is present but not working.

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#104
Javier wrote:

Hi,

I would like full TLS 1.2 support (including all agents) as V1.1 and 1.0 are not recommended anymore and are considered unsecure. Google has announce Chrome 81 won't support the latter anymore. Microsoft also recommends switching to TLS 1.2.

Hi! I've registered your comment as a vote in the existing feature request RM-876 TLS 1.2 support, thank you!

Another wish would be speeding up restores from LTO tapes.  Recovering VM's (Hyper.V) individual files/folders from tape takes unbelievably long due to slow browsing for the file which can easily take >30 min if the file to restore was deep in the folder tree. OTOH, once the file is located, the restore time from the LTO tape itself is OK.

This issue requires investigation with the help of our support team. Please open a ticket, so that our engineers can look into the situation.  

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#105
SCH wrote:

please make "search" option is working on "VALIDATION" menu section. Currently it is present but not working.

Hi! This thread is dedicated to the feature requests. If you experience any technical issues, please open a separate topic   or raise a support ticket for investigation. 

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#106

I would really like to be able to download and restore MySQL databases from Web Recovery interface:
https://eu2-cloud.acronis.com/wr/

We're using Acronis for cPanel servers.

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#107
Morris M wrote:

I would really like to be able to download and restore MySQL databases from Web Recovery interface:
https://eu2-cloud.acronis.com/wr/

We're using Acronis for cPanel servers.

Thank you, Morris, passed to the product manager! According to the latest records, the option is planned to be added to the backup console UI. 

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#108

I have not read the previous posts but my input here in spring 2020 is to urge Acronis to improve how they market the value proposition of Acronis Backup vs. True Image.  As an Acronis partner but so far with limited exposure to the whole product lines, I can say this:  True Image with cloud storage seems to be as functional or better than the exact same Acronis Backup cloud storage equivalent licensing, at 1/8th the cost.  

This missing piece here is how they market to small businesses that have no servers.  I get that Backup is your only choice for larger companies with servers, but if you just have some workstations you want to back up, there's no discernible reason of any kind in any of the product literatures as to why one would choose Acronis Backup over True Image for workstations, and anything that hints as an incentive comes nowhere close to justifying an 800% cost increase.  

From a development standpoint, this being based on my last time configuring backups in Acronis Backup which was perhaps 6 months ago, why does True Image come with a variety of very useful tools like driving cloning, and multiple forms of creating restore media, yet Backup comes with none of this stuff?  From an IT admin standpoing, I'd rather go with True Image to be honest since I can for example swap out a smaller SSD for a larger one in a computer, and then set up the backups, and easily make restore media.  Can't do any of that with just Acronis Backup.  AGain, this was the case 6 months ago, maybe things have improved.  

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#109

Hello Colin,

thank you for your feedback! Both product families have different feature set. Acronis True Image is designed for home usage, but not limited to it. If the product suits your needs, you can use it in your business environment as well. The following table provides information about the differences in features of both products: https://kb.acronis.com/content/63298  We also recommend Acronis Backup for environments larger than 5 machines.

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#110

Hi,

My request is not for a feature this time but more for performance of the disk archives on Storage nodes.

We have incremental only disk level backups to disk for a 5TB volume. The replication of the full to tape has grown to over 41 hours (at 35MB/s). Extracting the backup out of the archive on disk is the slow bit. And no, I can't split it up as it's a disk level backup ( Acronis support suggested moving from file to disk level backup), there is no compression or deduplication, or encryption as all these slow the process even more. We have other backups I've sent direct to tape across the network at 50MB/s. Surely we can get more from a disk to tape on the same server.

Thanks,

Albert

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#111

Albert, thank you for sharing your experience! I'll pass your feedback to the RnD for review 

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#112

It would also be great to be able to restore databases from https://eu2-cloud.acronis.com/ui/ aswell as https://eu2-cloud.acronis.com/wr/
Not just files/folders.

It would also be great if we could restore MySQL databases from one agent to another agent.
That's something we could do in R1Soft. That would save alot of time/work when we need to do that.

We would also like to be able to paste in the whole path to a folder in UI. For example folder /home/test/domain/test/code/site/
Instead of clicking forever, it would be much better to just paste the path and viola!

And last a bug or real issue we have is with folders containing thousends of files.
For example on cPanel DNS servers in /var/named/. When we get into that folder only some files are listed, and we need to scroll for 1-2 hours before all files are listen.
Then we can sort them by alphabeth and find the files we need restore.
So now that restore is unusable! Please find a solution on this and get it fixed asap.

I have told our account mananger about this before, but nothing have happend yet!

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#113
Morris M wrote:

It would also be great to be able to restore databases from https://eu2-cloud.acronis.com/ui/ aswell as https://eu2-cloud.acronis.com/wr/
Not just files/folders.

It would also be great if we could restore MySQL databases from one agent to another agent.
That's something we could do in R1Soft. That would save alot of time/work when we need to do that.

We would also like to be able to paste in the whole path to a folder in UI. For example folder /home/test/domain/test/code/site/
Instead of clicking forever, it would be much better to just paste the path and viola!

Hello Morris,

thank you for sharing your feedback! We've passed it to the product management for review 

And last a bug or real issue we have is with folders containing thousends of files.
For example on cPanel DNS servers in /var/named/. When we get into that folder only some files are listed, and we need to scroll for 1-2 hours before all files are listen.
Then we can sort them by alphabeth and find the files we need restore.
So now that restore is unusable! Please find a solution on this and get it fixed asap.

I have told our account mananger about this before, but nothing have happend yet!

Would you mind sharing more details in PM? Have you already opened a support ticket for this issue?  

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#114

I would like to have a script to backup a directory and files meeting the "Last 2 days" in Acronis 12.5 but I don't see how to select the date modified for the process.  Could this be added as a feature?

Thanks,

Dan

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#115
Dan Reynolds wrote:

I would like to have a script to backup a directory and files meeting the "Last 2 days" in Acronis 12.5 but I don't see how to select the date modified for the process.  Could this be added as a feature?

Thanks,

Dan

Thank you, Dan! Passed your request to the product team for review 

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#116
Dan Reynolds wrote:

I would like to have a script to backup a directory and files meeting the "Last 2 days" in Acronis 12.5 but I don't see how to select the date modified for the process.  Could this be added as a feature?

Hello again, Dan! One question - wouldn't creating incremental backup every 2 days fulfill your use-case? Basically, this scheme will cover all data changed since the previous backup 2 days ago

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#117

Product: Acronis Cyber Backup 12.5

Feature: Acronis Startup Recovery Manager and Bootable Media.

Requests:

1. Replace the current Manager with a individualized version of Acronis Bootmedia registered on Management Server.

The Manager should copy all Network Settings (static and dynamic) of the running Machine and get a Name like “Hostname_Recovery”. While booting the Startup Recovery Manager the Machine should appear automatically in the web console.

2. Make it possible to download/create this individualized bootable Media as ISO from Web Consol Machine Details View. Last stored Networkinformations should be used for Hosts that are currently offline.

3. Make it possible to “recover” this bootmedia on a USB Stick on a other computer remotely where Acronis is also Running.

(Administrators could Recover the Individualized Boot Media directly on a usb Stick that is connected to a Laptop of a Technician.)

 

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#118
  1. A documented Rest API for all GUI functions
  2. "Multi thread" the VM agent to allow it to process more than one concurrent conversion
  3. SNMP support for all status and alerts

With the API we can build Powershell cmdlets for all GUID functions and integrate to more automation.

 

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#119

Hi!

We are working with groups created on vcenter which we use in our backup plans, so new VMs in these groups are added dynamically to the backup plan. From times to times it happens, that we don't want special maschines to be backuped.

It would be nice to be able to exclude VMs from the plan which contain the whole vCenter VM Group.

 

Thanks