Acronis Cyber Protect is an ideal protection for businesses who are looking for an all-in-one solution that can detect and minimize cyber attacks, while backing up data with disaster recovery features. With it, protecting your business data and infrastructure is much simpler with one management interface. This award-winning solution will enable your critical business data to be more secured against data breaches, preventing data loss and damage to your business reputation.
Scenario: Server01, Server02 and Server03 are virtualized on a VMware Esxi environment. Download and install Acronis Cyber Protect on Server01 as Acronis Management Server to administer and configure backups for Server02 and Server03.
The article will show you how to download and install Acronis Cyber Protect to Backup and protect important corporate data such as virtualized servers on VMware Esxi environment.
Step 1: Download Acronis Cyber Protect.
You access the link: https://www.acronis.com/en-us/. Select Product > Acronis Cyber Protect > Try Now.
You fill in the required information and click Register and Login.
In the Product section, select Get Product under Acronis Cyber Protect Advanced.
You choose Download under the On-Premises section.
You will be redirected to the Download page. Here you should choose to Download Windows 64-bit under Other installer downloads because this file is file full installation you do not need internet to install on Windows environment.
If you choose to download the Web installer for Windows, you will need internet when installing so Acronis can download the installation files.
Acronis software after successful download
Step 2: Install Acronis Cyber Protect.
Click run the Acronis installation file on Server01.
Click “I accept the…statement”, then select Proceed.
Click choose Install a protection agent and management server. At this point, Server01 will become Acronis Management Server, taking the role of admin and backup configuration.
And if you choose Install a protection Agent. The Server01 now only installs Acronis Agent, connects to Acronis Management Server to perform backup configurations. Install a protection Agent will be installed for Server02 and Server03.
Installation is in progress.
The installation is completed.
To log in to the Acronis Cyber Protect admin page, you have 2 ways:
- Open Acronis software right on Server01 you just installed Acronis Management Server
- You can log in with Server01 IP address using additional port 9877, the default port of Acronis. Ex: 172.16.31.50:9877
You log in with the Administrator account and password of Server01.
Acronis Cyber Protect admin page after successful login.
Step 3: How to Active trial to use Acronis Cyber Protect.
On the Acronis Cyber Protect admin page > Setting > License > Start Trial.
Option 1: You can enter the Email address and Password registered for Acronis account in step 1 to activate the trial.
Option 2: You can also click Start the trial without activation to activate the trial, but the free cloud subscription and technical support not be available.
After successful active trial, you need to install Acronis Agent for Server02 and Server03 (The following article will guide the installation) to be able to configure and test the backup and data protection features of Acronis Cyber Protect.