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Q: How can I get a trial version of Acronis Backup 12.5?

A: To try Acronis Backup 12.5, you can:

 

  • Open the Acronis Backup 12.5 page on the Acronis website.
  • Click “Try Now”, fill short form to Sign up to Acronis Account (or Log in if you have already one).
  • In the Acronis Account Products list, you will see activated Acronis Backup 12.5 trial with Acronis Cloud Storage.
  • Download and install the trial version of Acronis Backup 12.5 on an on-premises Windows or Linux machine. Alternatively, the Standard Edition trial is available for evaluation from the Acronis Cloud – no download necessary.
  • Connect to the Acronis Management Console.
  • Proceed with the evaluation.

For further information, refer to the Online Documentation.

 

Q: What are the limitations of a trial version of Acronis Backup 12.5?

A: The Trial version is fully functional for 30 days from activation. You can install an unlimited number of agents and use most every feature available in the Standard and Advanced Editions. You can evaluate the product on your physical and virtual systems, cloud applications (including Microsoft 365), and mobile devices. The trial version also comes with a 30-day trial of one terabyte (TB) of Acronis Cloud Storage. There are some of the trial limitations:

  • The only operation available in the Acronis Bootable Media is recovery.
  • You cannot create an Acronis Secure Zone.
  • Disk management is only available as a preview; you cannot commit operations to disk.

 

Q: How can I get a trial version of Acronis Disaster Recovery Add-on for Acronis Backup?

A: To try Acronis Disaster Recovery, you can:

  • Open the Acronis Disaster Recovery for SMB page on the Acronis website.
  • Click “Try Now”, fill short form to Sign up to Acronis Account (or Log in if you have already one).
  • In the Acronis Account Products list, you will see activated Acronis Backup 12.5 trial with Acronis Cloud Storage and Acronis Disaster Recovery.
  • Connect to the Acronis Cloud Management Console.
  • Proceed with the evaluation.

 

Q: I have a trial version of Acronis Backup 12.5 and purchased an Acronis Backup Subscription license. How do I convert the trial to the new license?

A: To convert your trial version to a full subscription license, you can:

  • Register your new keys in your Acronis Account.
  • If you use Cloud Management Console, your subscriptions will become available automatically.
  • In case of on-premises installation, open the Acronis Management Console.
  • Open Settings->Licenses.
  • Click “Sync” and proceed with the license synchronization. Your Acronis Account will synchronize your new keys.
  • The licenses will be automatically assigned to the relevant agents.
  • You do not need to reinstall or reconfigure the agents.

 

Q: I have a trial version of Acronis Backup 12.5 and purchased an Acronis Backup 12.5 perpetual license. How do I convert the trial to the new license?

A: To convert the trial version to full perpetual license, you can:

  • Register your new keys in your Acronis Account.
  • Open the Management Console.
  • Open Settings->Licenses.
  • Click “Add keys” and add your new keys.
  • The appropriate licenses will be automatically assigned to the relevant agents.
  • You do not need to reinstall or reconfigure the agents.

 

Q: I have a few different licenses and the Acronis Backup agent installed as a trial. How does the agent decide which license to assign when I add my license keys?

A: The license selection depends on the operating system where the agent was installed. The agent will look for the first available license, per the assignment sequence in the table below. If no licenses from the sequence are available, the agent will stop performing backups.

 

Operating System / Hypervisor / Cloud Acronis Backup License assignment sequence
Windows Server, Linux Acronis Backup Advanced Server License, Acronis Backup Standard Server License
VMware ESX(i), Microsoft Hyper-V Acronis Backup Advanced Virtual Host License, Acronis Backup Standard Virtual Host License
Citrix XenServer, Red Hat Virtualization, Linux KVM, Oracle VM Server Acronis Backup Advanced Virtual Host License
Windows Server Essentials, Foundation, Small Business Server Acronis Backup Standard Windows Server Essentials License
Windows PC, Mac Acronis Backup Advanced Workstation License, Acronis Backup Standard Workstation License
Microsoft 365 mailboxes Acronis Backup Advanced Office 365 License, Acronis Backup Standard Office 365 License

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