Install Acronis Cloud backup on Linux

Modified on Sun, 17 Oct 2021 at 04:50 PM

Note: If you want to install Acronis Cloud Backup on cPanel, you can ignore this article. Please use the article How to install Acronis Cloud backup on cPanel instead.

WARNING: If you have installed another backup solution that also includes a kernel module (such as R1soft), delete this solution first. Otherwise, you may risk that your server will get instable or will reboot randomly.


Install Acronis Cloud Backup on Linux

  1. Log in to
  2. Click on Add.
  3. Select Linux in Servers.
  4. A download will pop-up. Transfer the download to the server you want to install the agent on.
    Tip: Cancel the download if you wish to install the agent on a different machine and right-click -> copy download URL (if supported by your browser). Then, execute:
    wget "http://replace_with_downloadurl" -O Backup_Agent_for_Linux_x86_64.bin on the target server.
  5. Run chmod +x Backup_Agent_for_Linux_x86_64.bin
  6. Run ./Backup_Agent_for_Linux_x86_64.bin
  7. Make sure that only Acronis Backup Agent for Linux is marked. You can change this with your space bar. Use Tab to go to Next and press Enter.
  8. Click on Show registration info.
  9. Copy the registration code.
  10. Open the URL
  11. Authenticate when needed and enter the code.
  12. Click on Check Code.
  13. Click on Confirm registration if the hostname matches.
  14. Go back to the terminal and click on Exit.

For more information regarding Acronis Cloud Backup you can use the official Acronis Cloud backup documentation.

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