Specifying Microsoft SQL servers
When installing Acronis Backup & Recovery 10 Management Server, you need to specify the Microsoft SQL servers for the management server’s databases:
For each SQL server, select one of the following:
For the operational SQL server, we recommend selecting a server that resides on the same machine as the management server—for example, Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Express that comes with the installation package.
For the reporting SQL server, you can choose the same server as for the operational SQL server, or a different server—not necessarily on the same machine.