1.4.5. Procedures for upgrading (Windows agent) [Pattern 2]

1.4.5.1. Procedures for upgrading (Windows agent) [Pattern 2]

 There are 2 types of upgrading of Windows agent.
  • Pattern 1: Upgrade the Windows Agent from the Web console of the management server to the target server.
  • Pattern 2: Prepare the Acronis 12.5 installer on the target server and upgrade the Windows agent.

 Procedures of pattern 2 are described here.
 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 1.43 GB. Please pay attention to the free space of the server.


Place the installer of Acronis12.5 in the target server and run the installer.

If “Security Warning” appears, click “Run”.

When the old version is detected, click “Upgrade”.

Select “Upgrade Acronis Backup” and then click “Upgrade”.

Wait until upgrading completes.

Click “CLOSE” on The installation was successful screen to complete upgrading.

The icon of the previous version (shown below) is deleted.

Connect to the Web console of the management server.

Select the target server from “DEVICES” - “All machines” and then click “OVERVIEW”.
Confirm that “ONLINE” is displayed and the agent is upgraded.

Procedures for upgrading the Windows agent [Pattern 2] is completed.