Storage nodes

Acronis Backup & Recovery 10 Storage Node helps you to optimize usage of various resources required for the enterprise data protection. This goal is achieved through organizing managed vaults that serve as dedicated storages of the enterprise backup archives.

Storage node enables you to:

To learn more about Acronis Backup & Recovery 10 Storage Node, see the Acronis Backup & Recovery 10 Storage Node section.

  The key elements of the "Storage nodes" view  
  • Storage nodes list with toolbar

    The toolbar lets you perform operations with the selected storage node. The list of storage nodes displays online and offline storage nodes added to the management server. It also informs you about the total number of backups and archives on the storage node.

  • Information panel

    Contains the detailed information about the selected storage node and lets you manage the compacting task. The panel is collapsed by default. To expand the panel, click the Acronis Backup & Recovery 2732 Storage nodes chevron. The content of the pane is also duplicated in the Storage node details window.

  Way of working with storage nodes (typical workflow)  
  1. Install the Acronis Backup & Recovery 10 Storage Node.
  2. Create a user account for each user whom you want to allow to access the storage node.

    Note: You can skip this step if both the storage node and the users’ machines are in the same Active Directory domain.

    For information about user rights on a storage node and in its managed vaults, see User rights on a storage node.

  3. Add the storage node to the Acronis Backup & Recovery 10 Management Server.
  4. Create a managed vault: specify the path to the vault, select the storage node that will manage the vault and select the management operations such as deduplication or encryption.
  5. Create a backup policy or a backup plan that will use the managed vault.

Storage nodes