Acronis Storage Gateway is the HCI solution from Acronis. The solution, which is provided to partners, allows to build a cluster of storage and computing nodes that can become both the target for the Acronis CyberProtect service, that is an on-premise storage solution for backups, but also an hyper-converged solution that allows to deploy a wide range of storage and computing services, including virtual machines.
In this post we will describe how to perform a typical maintenance operation for the Backup Storage service, that is the removal of a node from the cluster. It happens, as in our case, when you want to decommission a node that you’re going to replace either [...]
A few days ago we had a weird issue on a couple of servers after upgrading Acronis agent. Console was unable to start any backup plan, either automatically or manually, complaining that the agent was not registered anymore. That looked weird since we had updated our agents many times in the past but this time, somehow, agents unregistered or were unable to re-register.
Actually, this round of updates had caused issues on a couple of Linux servers too but those had been quickly fixed by rebooting those [...]