Category: Servers > Server Details

Server Details File Browser Tab

Location: on the Server Details page.
Access path: Servers tab on the menu bar, drill-down to a recovery server whose snapshots are taken by Acronis, click the File Browser tab.

Available operations:

  • Click the link with the date and time of a snapshot to access files and folders stored in the snapshot.
  • Select a file or folder inside a snapshot and click Restore to restore the file or folder.

Server Settings Dialog Box

Location: on the Server Details page.
Access path: Servers tab on the menu bar, drill-down to a single server in the servers list, click the pencil icon.

This dialog box lets you change the values of some of the server properties. When “Check RPO Health” is checked, the RPO interval is used in the comparison with actual snapshot activity in the Recovery Point Objective pane on the Dashboard page; when it is not checked, this server is omitted from the RPO pane.

Available operations:

  • Add/change settings by entering them and clicking Save.
  • Close the dialog box without changing any values by clicking Cancel.

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Server Retention Policy Dialog Box

Location: on the Server Details page.
Access path: Servers tab on the menu bar, drill-down to a single server in the servers list to open the Server Details page, in the Snapshot pane click the Retention button.
Access role: While the Retention button can be clicked by a client, it does not allow them to change the settings. Only Acronis engineers (“super”) can change the settings.

This box is used to assign a pre-defined retention policy to a server for the first time, to change it thereafter, or to disable it. Retention policies are defined on the Administration > Retention Policy page. When a retention policy is assigned, changed, or disabled, it applies to all existing snapshots.

The type choices are associated with the client’s entitlements.

Available operations:

  • Close the dialog box without changing any values by clicking Cancel.
  • Open the Administration > Retention Policies page by clicking the Retention Policies setup text.
  • Create a support ticket to request a change in retention policy.

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Server Details VMRC Tab

Location: on the Server Details page.
Access path: Servers tab on the menu bar, drill-down to single primary or continuity server in the servers list, click the VMRC tab. A plug-in from VMware is required to use the VMRC.

VMRC is an abbreviation for VMware Remote Console.

This pane gives you a window into the virtual machine’s remote console. The ability to logon to the virtual server is the basis for certifying it. Post certification, access to a server via your network connection to the remote cloud can be helpful. VMRC is a convenient alternative to using RDP to access the server over a VPN.

Access to the console is in two steps, beginning with initializing the API and ending with logon to Windows Server, as illustrated in the following image. You log on to the server with your own credentials (managed by your Active Directory).