1.3.3. Procedures for upgrading (Linux agent)

1.3.3.1. Procedures for upgrading (Linux agent)

 Please check the Acronis 12.5 license key, download Acronis 12.5 installer from the customer site of Acronis (My Account) and place the installer at an arbitrary location of the server to be upgraded before conducting these procedures.
 *The installer is approximately 1.1 GB. Please pay attention to the free space of the server.


Place the installer of Acronis12.5 in the target server and grant the execution right.

Execute the installer of Acronis12.5.

Select “Next” on the Welcome screen.

Select “Next” on the Component Selection screen.
*This edition describes procedures for upgrading so that continue the process without changing the default setting. Installation can be done after upgrading.

Select “Next” on the “Specify a port for Acronis Web Server” screen.
*In this edition, continue the operation without changing the default setting.

Select “Next” on “Specify a TCP port for communication between the product components” screen.
*In this edition, continue the operation without changing the default setting.

Wait until upgrading completes.

Select “EXIT” on the Installation Completed screen.

Confirm that the new Acronis icon is displayed in Application > System Tools.
*Although the icon of the previous version is displayed, the previous version is deleted at the following procedures.

When the Acronis icon is clicked, the browser opens and the Web console is displayed.
When “SIGN IN” is clicked after entering user name and password of the root user, the Web console appears.

*If the version of the browser is old, the following message appears. If some menus do not operate, update the browser.

Click “SIGN IN” as the root user and enter the Web console to make operations.

1.3.3.2. Uninstllation of the management console of the previous version


The management console of the previous version remains after upgrading to Acronis version 12.5 so that the management console of the previous version needs to be uninstalled.
The same procedures are applied to both Ver11.5 and Ver11.7.

Move to the folder where the uninstaller of the management console of the previous version exists.

Run the uninstaller of the management console of the previous version.

Click “Next” on the Uninstallation screen.

When uninstallation runs, click “OK” on the Message screen.

Confirm that the Acronis icon of the previous version is deleted.

Procedures for upgrading are finished.

Refer to the configuration guide “Registering license” and register the license.
In addition, refer to the configuration guide “Checking migration information” and check migration information.