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Acronis Cyber Protect 15 Update 1 has been released!

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Dear Acronis Community,

please be aware that Acronis Cyber Protect 15 Update 1 is now available!


What's new in Acronis Cyber Protect 15 Update 1

Tape management: multistreaming

  • A single backup can be written onto multiple tapes simultaneously

Tape management: multiplexing

  • Multiple machines can perform backup to the same tape drive simultaneously

New operating systems support

  • macOS 11 BigSur

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.8, 8.2

  • Oracle Linux 7.8, 8.2

  • Cloud Linux 7.8

  • CentOS 7.8, 8.2

VMware ESXi 6.7 host configuration restore

  • Host configuration restore was supported for ESXi hosts version 4.1 and later, and this release adds support for ESXi 6.7.

VMware vSphere 7.0 support

  • Agentless backup and recovery of virtual machines running on VMware vSphere 7.0 is fully supported.

  • VMware vSAN 7.0 is fully supported.

  • Limitations in Acronis Cyber Protect 15 Update 1 release:

    • “ESXi configuration” backup is not supported.

    • (Same as for vSphere 6.7) Virtualization Based Security (VBS) option is always disabled on restored virtual machine.

    • (Same as for vSphere 6.7) Trusted Platform Module (TPM) is absent on restored virtual machine.

    • (Same as for vSphere 6.7) VMware vSphere configurations with PMEM datastores are not supported.

“Auditor” role

  • Auditor role provides access to the entire list of cyber protection activities, without possibility to drop any entries or edit settings.

Improved UI for Acronis Cyber Protect Monitor​

Additional details are now shown:

  • The date and time when the machine was last backed up.​

  • The name of the running protection plan​.

  • The progress of the running backup in addition to the time remaining.​

Quick and Full scans for Anti-malware protection in a single protection plan

  • Configure both full and quick anti-malware scans in the same protection plan on independent schedules.

Full release notes with the list of fixed issues is available here:

JP release notes will be available later this week.

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