Configuring Acronis Cyber Protect Cloud

To create a new customer and assign the new backup destination in Acronis Cyber Cloud

  1. Log in to the Acronis Cyber Cloud management console.
  2. Navigate to Settings > Locations. Ensure the system created a new backup destination with the corresponding name derived from the DNS name.
  3. Set up the backup agents, as described in the Acronis Cyber Protect User Guide.
  4. Create a new customer account:
    1. Click New in the upper-right corner and select Customer.
    2. Provide the customer general information: name, mode and language. Then specify customer’s email, language, first and last names for an administrator account.
    3. Select services that you would like to provide to the new customer.
    4. Specify the customer’s devices and workloads, such as servers and workstations.
    5. In the section Location, click the current location name to display all the available options. Select the required storage.
    6. Click Done to complete the whole process.
  5. To confirm your account, check your email and follow the steps in the activation request.

To set up backup storage in Acronis Cyber Protect Cloud or Acronis Cyber Protect

  1. Log in to Acronis Cyber Cloud as the administrator.
  2. Open the Clients screen. Click the created customer, and then click Manage service on the Overview screen. The customer’s Cyber Backup Management Console will open.
  3. On the Devices screen, click Add on the toolbar. Select the device you want to add. For our evaluation scenario, select a workstation with the operating system currently in use. The backup agent installer will be downloaded.
  4. In the backup agent installer:
    1. Click Install.
    2. On the Almost done… screen, click Register the machine.
    3. Enter the device registration info and confirm it.
    4. Ensure you are using the customer’s account you’ve created: check the user in the upper-right corner.

When the registration is complete, the added device will be displayed on the Devices > All devices screen of the customer’s Backup Management Console.

To create a backup from the customer’s machine, do the following:

  1. Click the device and select Protect in the right menu.
  2. Click Add plan and specify its details. For our evaluation scenario, enable only the Backup feature:

    1. In What to back up, select Files/folders.
    2. In Items to back up, select the required file or folder.
    3. In Where to back up, select the destination cloud storage.
    4. In Schedule, set None by turning it off.
  3. Click Create and the backup plan will be listed on the left.
  4. Click Run now to start the backup process.

When the process is completed, you can view the backed-up files on the Backup storage > Locations screen. Click the required customer to see the files you uploaded earlier. Double-click the backup name to display its details on the right. You can click Recover files/folders to navigate to the uploaded files and download them if necessary.