How to load Acronis Administrative Template

The Administrative Template, provided by Acronis, enables the fine-tuning of some security related features, including encrypted communication settings. Through the Microsoft Group Policy mechanism, the template policy settings can be applied to a single computer as well as to a domain.

To load the Acronis Administrative Template

  1. Run Windows Group Policy Objects Editor (%windir%\system32\gpedit.msc.)
  2. Open the Group Policy object (GPO) you want to edit.
  3. Expand Computer Configuration.
  4. Right click Administrative Templates.
  5. Click Add/Remove Templates.
  6. Click Add.
  7. Browse to Acronis Administrative Template (\Program files\Common Files\Acronis\Agent\Acronis_agent.adm or \Program files\Acronis\BackupAndRecoveryConsole\Acronis_agent.adm), and click Open.

Once the template is loaded, you can open it and edit the desired settings. After loading the template or editing its settings, you should restart the configured component(s) or some of their services.

For detailed information about Windows GPO Editor please see:

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How to load Acronis Administrative Template