Remote backup policy: Bandwidth throttling and daily upload limiting.
Custom MSI building: Autologin for automatically created backup accounts.
File upload speed was not shown in the backup progress window.
Remote backup policy: Ability to scan personal files and folders of a user without providing the relevant Windows user credentials.
Remote backup policy: Option to include/exclude specific files and folders to/from scanning.
Remote backup policy: Option to include/exclude specific files and folders to/from the backup.
Support for Windows Server 2019.
Support for Microsoft SQL Server 2017.
Reduced memory consumption when backing up and recovering with the retention policy applied.
Reduced memory consumption and improved performance for the backup sets containing a lot of small files.
Performance when backing up large data sets locally.
Include folders section was shown, if Scan all folders has been selected.
Inacurate number of the processed files during recovery, if Recover all file versions was selected.
Occasional backup failure, if several locked files were uploaded in a large set.
Backup sets containing large files were occasionally uploaded in one thread.
Layout collapsed on 4K displays with 150% scaling.
Application update from the Dashboard led to the warning message from the Interactive Services Detection (if enabled).
Automatic IE proxy configuration was not applied.
Backup exchange failure due to PowerShell could not find the terminator.
Occasional failure when backing up huge files (Package size exceeded error).
Continuous failure when backing up the locked files despite proper VSS.
AccountCreatorRunner module execution failure on 32-bit operating systems.
Application crashed during the schedule setup (Cannot load Counter Name data because an invalid index exception).
Advanced Folder Backup failure (Nullable object must have a value) if Move Files to Cloud was selected.
Incorrect counters when recovering all file versions.
Scheduled time for the BareMetal Backup and the Advanced Folder Backup changed after modifying the backup settings.
Occasional backup failure (OutOfMemoryException error).
Remote backup policy: Long file paths resulted in the files being removed by the retention policy and then processed again during each next backup.
Occasional recovery failure (NullReferenceException error).
Multi-Factor Authentication: Temporary authorization was expiring every day.
After upgrading from v6.8 (or previous) to v7.2, users could not log in.
Option to restore data to the original locations, i.e. before backup.
Added link to the backup history page in the main application window.
Added support for MS SQL Server backup in the cluster.
Automatic download of Microsoft .Net Framework during installation, if needed.
Huge backup sets: Reduced delay before a backup starts.
Huge backup sets: Increased speed of the files deleting via the recovery view.
Huge backup sets: Reduced delays when changing a backup set.
MS SQL Server and MS Exchange Server incremental/differential backups are optional.
BareMetal Backup: Boot failure after recovery of a Windows Server 2008 system with an EFI volume.
Recovery from a local backup: Inaccurate number and sizes of the recovered files in the progress window.
Increased speed of processing of a local backup.
Backup progress indicator showed twice larger size of a BareMetal, an MS SQL Server or an MS Exchange Server backup.
Added case insensitivity for the files with non-Latin characters in their names
Scheduled backup tasks ignored the daylight savings time changes.
Hourly scheduled File and Folder backup on a Windows 10 device restarted 10 seconds after the previous backup was completed.
Files with periods at the end of their filenames could not be backed up.
Failed MS Exchange Server backup led to the failure of the next backup.
Scheduled MS SQL Server incremental backup became full, if a File and Folder backup occurred between two MS SQL Server backup jobs.
Improved stability of the Advanced Folder Backup.
Latest version of the application was crashing on macOS 10.10
Unable to calculate the size of a folder during adding to backup set if it contains any files that cannot be accessed.
TLS 1.2 support.
Retention policy work is reflected on UI now.
Sometimes random files failed to back up (
Speed of getting the list of files for recovery.
Reduced CPU load during recovery.
Retention policy for deleted from the local PC files was not applied to the data on UNC shares.
Local backup: Could not protect locked files.
Local backup: False positive in case of lack of the space in target folder.
Local backup: Stability issue for backup to password protected network storage.
BareMetal backup: Guest account credentials were required if the target folder is not password protected network share.
BareMetal backup: Sometimes could not create bootable ISO/USB on Windows Server 2008.
Unneeded cache files were not removed in case of backup cancellation and after deletion of the files according to the retention policy.
Unhandled exception happened when starting application having it already running and minimized.
Sometimes MS SQL backup was failing with "Process cannot access the file" error message.
Backup of a file fails if it gets locked during the backup.
Advanced folder backup with replicate policy – old file versions were not purged if the whole drive is selected for the backup.
Sometimes using proxy settings could cause a stuck of the backup at uploading step.
Ability to recover files as of a certain date.
Retention policy did not work on the network shares.
Retention policy did not work for UltraSafe accounts.
Nemedpipe files are excluded from the backup, backing up only real files now.
Reduced backup duration. This prevents sending of excessive reporting information to the monitoring system.
Algorithm for interacting with a local database. Backups start faster.
BareMetal backup: Option to skip upload to the cloud and store only locally.
BareMetal backup: Windows Server 2016 support.
BareMetal backup: Windows Server 2008 and 2008 R2 limited support (no UEFI systems supported).
Single application build for Home and Business users.
Security: Verify digital signature of update package before executing.
Recovery view: Search through locally backed up files.
Option to protect OST files which are skipped by default.
BareMetal backup: New Backup will not be created until previous one is fully uploaded to the cloud.
Now destination folder is used as a temporary folder during recovery.
Old Local Backup is removed.
BareMetal backup: Recovery failure for machine with dynamic system disk.
BareMetal backup: Upload issue when backing up from a network share.
MS SQL backup leaves temp files on the network share.
Backup failure when processing locked files with characters
} in the filename.
Local backup was unable to process locked files.
Sometimes Backup Reports were not sent.
Inaccurate text align on signup page.
Application crashed after clicking the View/Restore button.
Inaccurate sorting by file names on network folders in backup wizard.
Inaccurate sorting by folder size on recovery view.
Messaging module did not work properly if application is installed in non-default folder.
Sometimes Backup Report was not sent.
MS Windows Server 2016 support.
MS Windows 10 "Redstone" support.
MS Exchange 2016 support.
Rebuilt local backup: Support for USB & network storage.
Rebuilt local backup: Additional source for LB on recovery wizard.
Intellicache setting in the Caching options menu.
Option to recover all versions of files.
Auto-switch to replica storage during recovery if data is missing/damaged on the main storage (for accounts with enabled replication).
Filename-based Ransomware detection.
BareMetal backup: Backup progress bar.
BareMetal backup: Option to remove backup.
BareMetal backup: Option to create a bootable USB drive.
BareMetal backup: Option to configure backup on a PC client.
Retry logic for interaction with central management service.
All backup types resume in the event of a connection interruption to the backup server (customer connection or server issue).
BareMetal backup: Resume upload of previous BM backup before creating a new one.
Batch processing algorithm. Upload starts before calculating of all hash sums is finished.
UI errors after backup cancellation.
Temporary files were not removed.
Issue during backup of network share.
Messaging service started a new session for each terminal user.
Cannot create VSS copy error for locked files located at
Application crashed at the backup set selection step.
Time option within the scheduler was not editable after installation of Windows 10 Creators update.
Retention policy for deleted files.
Unable to create UltraSafe MAX account from within the application.
Unable to recover files with versions that have been backed up from PC.
File and Folder backup: Folders are excluded forever from the file tree after manual de-selection.
Application crashed on the second step of the backup wizard.
Text size scaled out in the backup wizard.
BareMetal backup: Option to specify ADK location (if installed in non-default folder).
BareMetal backup: Change format of backup storage from PVHD to VMDK, more user friendly folder structure.
BareMetal backup: Retention policy based on the backup age.
BareMetal backup: Option to specify how often full and incremental backups are performed.
Updates: Install new version when clicking
New version is available message.
Files backed up from a mapped drive and then deleted from the cloud were not backed up again.
Incorrect backup size calculation. Skipped and excluded files did not show in the tree view of files selected for backup.
Flickering when entering an email address for reports.
Backup progress typo
will exclude files.. displayed for excluded folders.
Misplaced description for the Email address and End time boxes.
Artifacts in the search view of the recovery wizard.
Default value for the From filter in the recovery wizard was always
Adjusted search button height and layout in the recovery wizard.
Broken validation of the End at value on the last step of the recovery wizard.
Available languages dropdown list was too narrow and short.
Unable to resolve the IP address.
Excessive logging. Turn off debug mode.
Multi-factor authentication support.
64-bit version of the application.
UI changes in the Progress and Backup status dialogs.
Back up the files, which were deleted from the cloud using the Dashboard or agent on another device, again.
No usage quota check for scheduled backup.
Search issues on recovery page.
Schedule backup screen issues.
Upgrade issue on macOS 10.12.
Crash after login if there was a broken task in the Windows Tasks Scheduler.
Automatic configuration option.
Failover for OBRM (web calls during backup server interactions).
Restrictions for SOS Personal backup accounts: Disable Advanced folder, Exchange and SQL backup types.
Protected file type filters: Support for wildcards; Moved from the Advanced options menu to the Select files to protect step of the wizard.
Option to omit the account name when starting the backup using
sosuploadagent.exe backupnow console command.
Send out notification email with a list of files for deletion by Advanced Folder retention policies.
Migrated from .Net FrameWork 4.0 to 4.5.
UI: Menu opening delay; restyled the Next and Back buttons.
Unable to select the TEMP folder for SQL backup.
Remove the Confirm password box if Backup even when Windows user is not logged on selected.
Path to files in the cloud differed from the path at a NAS device.
Backup failure with
OutOfMemoryException for large backup sets.
Ability to browse and restore files from the jobs to the shared storage on the CFA (Appliance Network Share)
Ability to push connectivity settings from the CFA to the Backup Agent installed on the client
Ability to start/stop the file shredder and check its status
Devices page now shows IP address of IPMI, if connected
Linux DR: Ability to specify the port number to be used for backup on the client
New backup retention settings for virtual clients (VMware and Hyper-V)
Option to disable HTTP access to the CFA (HTTPS-only)
RAID bar in the CFA Management Console now shows Protected Space
SNMP counters for DDFS show available/used/free space
Backup Agent: Ability to pair with from the CFA. UI overhaul
Boot Verification now runs once per day
Display of information about free space on the RAID bar in the CFA Management Console
Incremental DR Image and VM backups do not rely now on the existing full backups. They can be performed regardless of the level of the latest backup
Incremental VMware VM backups do not rely now on the full chain of backups since the latest full backup
Process of establishing the support tunnel in DR Image restore
Process of selecting datastores when restoring a VMware VM backup to a new VM
Replication now continues even if space on the primary CFA is critically low
Restore via the Backup Agent uses less temporary space on the client. Increased speed of restore
Reworked mechanism of storing information about VMware VM jobs allows to perform more frequent incremental backups with more time between full backups
Texts and wording in the CFA Management Console UI
Units for showing storage/amount of data in the CFA Management Console are now using 1024 base, and consistent with the relevant Dashboard units
After CFA reboot, the support tunnel was shown as stopped while connection has been restored
Alleviated the possibility to accidentally overwrite configuration of the primary CFA by configuration from the secondary CFA when setting up replication
Backup Agent: Login failure when querying for SQL databases
Backup progress could be occasionally shown on the secondary CFA
CFA could not send data to the Devices page
CFA could stop responding during firmware update
CFA could stop responding when pushing the Backup Agent to a client with insufficient user rights
CFA could stop responding when sending data to the Dashboard
CFA could stop responding when starting a Hyper-V VM backup during the Backup Agent automatic update
Dashboard showed alerts on automatically canceled jobs
DDFS errors during truncate operations
DR LAN had no outbound access if DHCP has been disabled
Failure to start restoring files from an orphaned backup job
Inaccurate RAID usage in the Dashboard
Incremental selective VMware VM backup forced full backup after the CFA reboot
Linux DR backup failed if SSH login banner existed on the client
Linux DR backup ocassionally skipped partition
Occasional failure to send the daily CFA report via Microsoft Exchange Server
Occasional stacking of the restore jobs in the 'pending deletion' state on the CFAs with replication enabled
Some filters in the jobs views were case-sensitive
Unquoted path vulnerability in Windows Registry after the Backup Agent update
Ability to dehydrate VMware jobs for archiving purposes
Ability to manually create differential VMware VM backup
Default settings for clients on the secondary CFAs
NAS settings from the CFA Management Console (System > Tools)
Support > Portal tab in the Management Console of the unbranded CFAs
Files with Unicode symbols in their names were not available for Browse and Restore
Occasional termination of the DDFS mount or repair process due to excessive memory consumption on the CFA
Failure to boot a VM on the CFA if the Group Policy denied installation of any new drivers
Failure to delete a job on the secondary CFA under the retention policy
Disabled weak ciphers for SSH connection
Events retrieval mechanism in Audit Log
CFA security aspects (httpOnly cookies)
Replication could stop on the secondary CFA under certain conditions
DR backup could fail due to inability to mount the backup destination
Orchestration could not run under certain conditions
DR LAN has not been activating the gateway, if DHCP was disabled
Backup has been failing for Hyper-V guests with duplicate IDs, if Hyper-V replication was enabled
Purge Remote Jobs option on the client Edit page to prevent accidental removal of the already replicated jobs
Ability to wipe the backup data completely and securely, if the CFA is to be decommissioned
Ability to check for and connect to the CFAs available on your local network
Option to set the date until a backup job will stay pinned
Option to set the DR schedule when creating a client. The Schedule column is now shown in Clients > Summary
Local/cloud boot: custom QEMU commands, CPU model choosing, keyboard layout options
RAID status is shown on the console screen
Full VMware 6.7 support
Browse and Restore: expanded the list of supported file systems, improved stability, show message if no browsable data
Customization of the replication bandwidth limit
Date Until Pinned for the previously pinned bakcup jobs was set to 10+ years from the present moment
Ability to perform Linux DR backups without the root user credentials
Support for local/cloud boot of the DR images / VM backups of the clients with disks with 32 sectors per track
Disk order preservation during the local boot on the CFA or in the cloud
Stability of the DR Image and Hyper-V backups
Reduced storage space used to perform the DR backups
Updated the Knowledge Base link in the CFA Management Console (Support > Documentation)
Improved wording of the requirements for performing the local boot on the vCFA
In case of CFA shutdown, DDFS would not unmount at once, which required the hard reset
Inability to bond network interfaces on some CFA models
Incorrect CPU model identification during the local/cloud boot
Occasional failures of DR backups
Some jobs could not be deleted under the retention policy
Jobs re-imported from the archive or pushed back from the secondary CFA were deleted at once under the retention policy
VMs with dynamic disks could not boot under certain circumstances
Occasional failures when backing up a turned off VMware VM
Hyper-V backup could fail, if the Hyper-V guest migrated to another host
Failure to restore a Hyper-V incremental backup with a newly added disk
Progress of a VMware VM backup was not shown
Editing a client on a secondary CFA is now disabled
Failure to update the Agent installed on a client due to the improper service stop
Though disabled, Boot Verification screenshots were shown in Clients > Summary
Garbage Collection history did not show any data
Hardware Monitoring section in the Management Console did not show the CPU and hard disk information on some CFA models
Failure to generate the weekly CFA report
Daily CFA report showed incorrect restore point date, if the last backup has failed
Auto-archiving of differential and incremental backups on VMs
Main DDFS processes use up to half of the available RAM
Drag and drop did not work in Boot > Orchestration
Boot verification occasionally blocked backups
Lags when showing the VMware tab in the CFA Management Console
Removed the duplicate Protected Bytes column in the list of clients
CFA would not reconnect to ESX/vCenter after the disconnect
Failed jobs were not deleted after the garbage collection
Online DDFS Compact. Automatic background process that allows to free up space on the CFA storage by converting the conditional free space, that is the blocks reserved by DDFS, into the actual free space
Ability to unlock a VMware VM migration option from the CFA Management Console
Pin/Unpin job. Allows to prevent deletion of a backup job: accidentally by a user; under the retention policies; or if the respective client is deleted/unregistered, and the cloud failover appliance is configured to delete the orphaned jobs
Audit Log: New event – Delete client
5 seconds delay before local boot to enter the safe mode
Firmware version is visible on the login screen of the CFA Management Console
Logic of filtering by date in the CFA Management Console
Performance of the replication jobs
The second hard disk in a DR Image backup timed out during the restore
VM images, which were uploaded to a VMware host as templates, were not protected by the system until powered on
Incremental backups failed on a VMware VM with a newly added hard disk
Hyper-V backup jobs hanged/froze when multiple jobs had been performed simultaneously
Verification of a backup job appeared as failed until an automated task had ran after the job was completed
Hyper-V backup jobs failed if the password had been modified
32-bit and 64-bit Windows Agents would not run simultaneously
Sometimes the CFA froze with Boot Verification turned on
Boot verification. Allows to verify a DR Image or a VM backup by automatically booting the last successful backup on the CFA
Mass update of the CFA. Gives more flexibility and reduce time for fleet management
Audit Log. Provides information about the system events
Rebuilt daily backup report. It includes now boot verification results, where it is supported. It gives more concise information to customers about their backup system daily overview
Email notification on login. You can know straight away when somebody is logins into the CFA
Option to require password for remote access to the CFA via the Dashboard
Option to restrict access to the secondary CFA for Infrascale staff
Support for the new CFA 550 model
Performance of the VMware VM backup jobs (up to 5x faster)
Run multiple backup jobs for the same HyperV host simultaneously
Protected space calculation for various file systems, software RAID, LVM, and Windows Dynamic Disks
Automatic RAID configuration during initial provisioning of the CFA, no reboot
Quick Start Wizard: no Certificate step; Time Zone/Date/Time steps combined
Management Console: Revised columns on the Clients > Summary tab
Management Console: the Clients > Summary tab shows the date of the last successful backup job for each client
Custom SMTP port and encryption in email server settings
Manual deletion of the jobs from the secondary CFA
Default retention (3 months) for the new CFA
Automatic deletion of the failed jobs after 7 days
Dashboard: Shows number of jobs pending replication
Job message logs show timestamp
If two jobs of one type and level are performed for the client, prevent a new scheduled job of the same type and level from running
Performance and reliability of the Microsoft Exchange backup and recovery.
Jobs related to VMware VMs show a warning, if performed without the VMware Tools
After the CFA was set up, firmware updates, if any, are downloaded automatically until successful
Remote access and support tunnel stability
Errors on the VMware side during the VMware VM backup and restore (by using dynamic buffer size)
Alphabetical sorting of devices in Orchestration
Orchestration tab does not show clients with bootable jobs
Support tunnel does not reconnect completely after the connection was interrupted
Unable to select destination directory via the Browse Client dialog while the contained files being restored
Failed to boot the machine with a specific MAC address
MAC address can be in the Boot Settings
Some file systems were not backed up on Linux VMs running in Hyper-V, but the jobs were shown as successful. These file systems will be backed up properly after the agent on the Hyper-V host and the CFA are updated
Excessive RAID utilization during routine processing
Always-on tunnels. Tunnels for all customers will no longer time out after 24 hours and are switched to faster network connection
Dashboard. Multiple changes to make remote access to the CFA more reliable. Including both backend improvements and issues, which previously required cleanup of cookies in a user browser
DR Image backup errors due to the invalid geometry of a hard disk
Hyper-V restore jobs transferred the free space
Deterministic use of the CFA MAC address for licensing and replication pairing. Previously, especially with the 950 model, this caused errors when configuring the replication
Automatic archiving option
Non-bootable, but browsable, Linux DR backups with LVM
A new DR Image backup job started even if the previous had been performed
CFA 1000 models showed the error telling that Catalogs were on the RAID
JVM crash during frequent incremental VMware VM backup jobs
Background cleanup of VMware VM snapshots left behind
Replication of the jobs to be deleted remotely due to the retention policies
Remote access became unavailable after interruption of the network connection between the CFA and the cloud infrastructure
Inability to open more than 6 remote access windows from the Dashboard simultaneously
Stalled information and Unknown status on the DR Sites & Appliances page in the Dashboard after interruption of the network connection between the CFA and the cloud infrastructure
Hyper-V VM restore transfers only information inside the disk image, but not empty blocks
Proper DR Image backup of partitions outside of the disk bounds (VimSDK error: bad parameters of function)
Primary CFA stopped working after some time if the secondary CFA had the incompatible firmware version
Notification in the CFA UI regarding the Catalog volume not being on the SSD
Always reconnect to VMware after reboot of the CFA
Inability to browse and restore files from the vCFA
Inability to perform boot of Windows clients with inconsistent NTFS
After the firmware update, incremental DR Image backups failed until the full backup had been performed or the client configuration had been modified
File & folder and DR Image backup of physical Windows 2016 clients
Backup of Windows 2016 VMs deployed on VMware and Hyper-V without the agent
Backup of VMs deployed on Hyper-V 2016
Boot of Windows 2016
vCFA deployment to Hyper-V 2016 (with nested boot support)
Backup of SQL Server 2016
Backup of Microsoft Exchange 2016 (database)
vCFA deployment to Nutanix: support for vCFAs on VMware, Hyper-V and AHV; support for backup of VMware and Hyper-V VMs deployed on Nutanix without the agent
SMB2+ support on the CFA
DR Image restore: Compression and auto-resume during over the network
DR Image restore: Supports the latest hardware drivers and boots on the UEFI systems
DR Image restore: Supports Hyper-V Gen2 VMs
Replication Summary emails
Revised Support tab in the CFA Management Console
Hyper-V VM backup: Ability to resume Hyper-V backup jobs after migration of VMs to another Hyper-V host
VMware VM backup: Ability to back up very long chains of VM incrementals
DR Image restore: Failure with the "No changes" message
Hyper-V VM backup: Issue when the storage was added, but remained unavailable
Hyper-V VM backup:
paragonMetadata error during the file restore from a folder
Hyper-V VM backup: Two VMs with the same name and ID caused automatic registration every few seconds
Hyper-V VM backup: File restore from a VM failed with
Error in SetFileTime
VMware VM backup: Users were not informed about the failure to create snapshots
VMware VM backup: When restored from a VM, certain file types caused the process to freeze
VMware VM backup: Auto-release VM migration locked after the backup
Calculate Protected Space metric based on size of protected machines
Additional fields Protected Bytes in Clients / Summary and Jobs / History views
Metric is shown in Infrascale Dashboard, Appliances view (for updated appliances only, pre-6.12.1 appliances have it as
Metric is sent to ConnectWise Billing
During firmware update, for each Client metric is calculated based on the latest job
Cloud replication hardening.
Problem when after replicaton issue (lost network connection, IDR Cloud maintenance etc.) replication does not auto-resume
Catalog stored on HDD rather than SSD in some 1550 and 2750 appliances
Always provision appliance to it's full capacity.
Replication monitoring via SNMP and Email notifications.
Encryption for replication is ON by default.
Stability of DR Image backup of Windows.
VSS errors during File & Folder backup of Windows 2016.
Push backup agent stability.
VPN connectivity issues to DR LAN in Our Cloud.
DR Image backup of Debian 7, 8
DR Image backup of Ubuntu 14.04
Monitoring of IDR backup jobs in Infrascale Dashboard
Successful Boot Detection
Storage added but is unavailable error appearing during DR Image backup
100% CPU usage when Hyper-V connection is broken
Cloud Boot Orchestration (limited to C7; UK and Canada will follow in ~2 months).
Restore LAN configuration in the cloud
Visual designer for boot sequencing, grouping, delays between boots
Baremetal Linux DR for CentOS 5 / 6 / 7 and RHEL (initial installation either with our SEs or using our step-by-step guide)
Built-in VNC client
Screen preview for booted machines
Support of VMWare 6.5
Enhanced SNMP-based monitoring
MAC address of machine is saved during backup and can be restored on boot (no need to enter manually)
User can choose disk controller model on boot
Default boot resources increased to 2 cores, 4 GB RAM
Boot settings can be fully pre-configured from Client / Edit screen, settings in Cloud don't get overwritten by config on premise appliance
Secondary appliances will be auto-updated when customer updates firmware on his primary
RAID configuration in provisioning wizard combined into one, easy to understand screen
Used space meter in the Dashboard includes free blocks into used space. Now it shows actual space including free DDFS blocks (temp disk space is available in rollover hint)
Backups get extremely slow (esp. with VMware)
Replicated jobs with Failed Verification status are auto-reimported every
Restores of contained VMWare files do not show up in the Active Jobs list
Appliance crashes when during operations with VMWare if user performed DR boots before that
Jobs pushed back from Secondary or restored from Archive are immediately deleted by retention policies
Direct to agent file restores to UNC path produce files with junk data at the beginning of file if backup included NTFS attributes
Agent does not work on FreeBSD 10
RAID email notifications have broken formatting
Various minor fixes and improvements
macOS installer to simplify deployment and registration of Mac OS clients
Default replication to Infrascale DCs instead of Amazon (faster cloudboot)
Can set MAC address for machine when local booting–important for MAC Address specific licensing
Local boot support for Windows XP and higher
Cloud boot now supported for Windows XP and higher
UEFI support for all Windows versions with UEFI support
Global support for 3rd party infrastructure monitoring system (SNMP pull), i.e., Nagios, Splunk, Munin, etc.
Password protected VNC
VNC simulates keyboard/mouse, provides full access to whomever has VNC info
SQL backup and restore wizards have been redone to be more clear and simpler
Warning if VM in VMware host has illegal character names
New design similar to the Dashboard
Auto-update/auto-install clients starting from 6.8+ firmware
Network configuration fixes
Support for BitLocker for DR Image and Hyper-V backups
DDFS-AR: Async implementation
Simplified version requirements for replication
Transfer rates for DDFS Assisted Replication
Do not require to forward port on the customer's firewall to configure replication
Version check for non-cloud replication
Offline disks would cause DR Image backups to fail
Improper updating if the RAID was encrypted
Grub config defaults to debug entry in 6.7
Globals default values could be read incorrectly
Region Lookup: vDPA UI required refresh to show the available regions after first deploy
DR Image and Hyper-V Incremental backup performance
Backup failure reported as success
Hyper-V host could be added more than once
Hyper-V backups left
.avhdx files behind
WebUI failed to finish loading after the reboot
Hyper-V VMs backups with RDM disks now have the disks skipped instead of failing the backup
Support for Hyper-V in Windows 10
Combined installer uninstalled the old DR Image software and did not install the new one
CFA/vCFA could be used in NTPD amplification attacks
System disk reported out of temperature
After DR Image agent installation and reboot, an error message was recorded in the Windows Event Logs
DR Image backups failed on the clustered disks
Hyper-V VM incremental backup jobs were slower than the full backup jobs
Hyper-V VM incremental backup jobs failed if a VM had an empty disk
Boot jobs with Windows XP/2003 and more than four disks on the CFA
Re-register the CFA with a different Dashboard account. The CFA will be removed from the previous account’s Dashboard, and added to the new one
Option to Skip Independent Persistent Disks, so any
.vmdk files in a VM that aren’t in Independent-Persistent mode can still be backed up
Option to list specific drive letters to include in the DR Image backup jobs, excluding all others
Option in the CFA console screen to reset networking to the defaults (DHCP, no bonding, no export virtual) to be used if changing network settings locked the user out of the WebUI
Buttons to allow DNS, IP, and Proxy to be configured from the WebUI before attempting to validate subscription license during provisioning
New warning when using push client installation if KB958488 is not installed, the installation of .NET4 will require a reboot
Push install of agent will now update agent settings if trying to push install over an existing installation of the same version
Browse and download from cloud service works for some file systems in DR Image and Hyper-V jobs
DR Image is now installed as part of the agent installation in Windows, and does not have its own installer anymore
Progress indicators in the push agent installation dialog
New warning that changing the settings on the System > Settings > NAS tab can prevent some types of backups from working, and that the feature may be removed in future releases
Mouse interaction in VNC window for some jobs booted on the CFA
Windows 10 compatibility. No longer need to use Compatibility Mode
Unable to restore the orphaned VM jobs
Archive tab progress bars. When both archiving and reimporting have finished, they will correctly show the progress as 100%
Status and Health columns on the Hyper-V tab
Network settings did not apply correctly, if too many simultaneous changes were made on the System > Settings > Devices tab
Incremental Hyper-V VM backup, which was deleted from the host, erroneously reported as successful
Network settings did not allow to export virtual and bonding to try to take each other’s interfaces
Archive tab progress showed the current archiving job as
Unable to select a Windows client to use as the Hyper-V connection in some circumstances
DR Image backup jobs run on schedule even if the schedules were disabled globally on the Jobs > Settings tab
Critical security update for
glibc buffer overflow issue (CVE-2015-7547)
Support for backup and restore of Hyper-V VMs
Cloudboot support for Linux VMs
Localboot support for vCFAs
Support for file backup of Windows 2012 R2 with deduplicated volumes
Full support for vSphere (VMware) v6.0
Support to setup agents for Windows Server directly from the CFA (push install, no remote access needed)
Issue with Browse/Restore (file level) of DR Image backups
Issue when editing multiple clients
Cloud replication services in the European Union and South America
Ability to choose the cloud replication region: North America, Germany, Brazil
Support for the CFA deployment in Hyper-V
Support for the file level Browse and Restore of the DR Image backups
Windows 10 support
Cloud Backup Accelerator renamed to CFA 1200
Default cloud replication mode changed to delta
Locally booted VMs, which were powered off, restarted together with the CFA
Minor WebUI issues when creating/editing the schedules
Sorting on the Cloudboot tab
Agent incorrectly reported the version in Windows 8.1
Replication encryption, when enabled, blocked the replication process
Boot tab. Allows you to boot VMware backup jobs directly on the CFA
New warning when deleting a client but leaving the jobs orphaned, and when automatic deletion of the orphaned jobs is enabled
CFA virtualization system, which enhances reliability of the Active/Active CFA, and enables the Boot tab
Firewall activated when replication settings had been applied
Firewall did not activate until the CFA had been rebooted
Malformed manifest entry in the vCFA OVA file
Remote access from the Dashboard to the CFA Management Console. Remote connection can be managed from the CFA Management Console. Notification when the remote session is active
Support for the Block Deduplicated Assisted Replication (DDFSAR in UI). Increased performance for VM replication. Enabled by default for the new and existing replication systems
Support for Cloudboot from the Cloud Management Console
Ability to cloudboot Windows Server VMs replicated in the cloud
Ability to export and download Windows Server VMs booted in the cloud
Process of creating a new client
Missing icons in the Cloud Management Console
Restore ability of VMs with E1000e vNIC
Transfer Format column on the Replication tab did not sort
Cloud Application Backup: ConnectWise billing for Microsoft Office 365 Exchange.
Performance of total license calculation.
Some users were not able to sign in to their backup accounts in Dashboard.
DR Sites & Appliances: Editable column – Purchased Protected GB, which shows the overall purchased protected space in gigabytes; Protected Primary and Protected Secondary columns now show the relevant percent of space based on data, specified in the Purchased Protected GB column.
Minor UI flaws in the Advanced Folder Backup settings.
ConnectWise Ticketing: Occasional tickets, previously created with empty Summary and Notes, are generated properly now.
Autotask Ticketing: Unable to save ticketing settings without configuration items matching condition.
DR Sites & Appliances: Manage button has been hidden for inactive appliances.
Minor UI issue. Sometimes scroll bar appeared when it is not needed.
Autotask Ticketing: Ticket auto-close – added ability to select which Closed ticket gets set to through the integration if initial backup issue is resolved.
Web API: Implemented Cloud Application Backup provisioning method.
UI improvements: Manage button replaced with the gear button.
ConnectWise Billing: Removed invalid link to Edit Partner page.
Export to Excel on ConnectWise Billing and Cloud Application Backup pages. Exported information was incomplete.
ConnectWise integration: Some error messages were ambiguous.
Remote Backup Policy: Just scan user personal folders option now requires Windows user credentials.
DR Sites & Appliances: Layout was inaccurate on a low-resolution display.
ConnectWise Billing: Added Shadow Protect support.
Devices page: Sorting was not working for a large number of devices (3000+).
Monitoring page: Indicator value was not reset after the page refresh.
ConnectWise Billing: Loader on the Connectwise company mapping dialog.
Role Based Access Control: Removed Manage Application Users permission.
Contact Us URL field validator: Extended the list of the allowed lop-level domains with
Manage > Appliances renamed as Manage > DR Sites & Appliances.
ConnectWise Billing: Improved configuration flow.
New Signup New Partner email template.
Monitoring page: Default Error and Warning filter indicator.
Help and Support menu: Links are put in order including updating Getting Started Video.
ConnectWise Ticketing: If a ticket is closed manually, but the issue is recurring, then a new ticket will be created instead of updating the closed one.
Download section: Added links to vCFAs for VMware and Hyper-V.
Appliances page: Added number of events into the Status column; the Cloud Region column reflects geographical location of the data center; Last check-in time is shown for the offline appliances.
UI improvements: The loader of the same type implemented on all pages; new style for the backup status icons on the Monitoring page.
Monitoring page: Both Previous and In progress backup statuses are shown now. In progress backup is represented by the animation in the right upper corner of the grid cell. Animation color shows if there are any issues or warnings. Last Successful Backup column now reflects the date, on which the account had his data protected.
Reporting: Ability to customize execution time for the daily monitoring digest email report.
Rebranding: Ability for distributors to disable rebranding for some of their partners.
ConnectWise Ticketing: Ability to manage type, subtype, and item of a ticket.
ConnectWise Ticketing: Customization of the Summary description field format.
Use partner's locale as default for backup accounts, created from the parnter Dashboard.
Appliances page: New style of the Allocated and Used columns.
Occasional inaccurate number of alerts.
Appliances of the cancelled companies were shown.
Web API: Extended the
getEntityHierarchy method to return Connectwise ID field.
ConnectWise Ticketing: Ticket priority management.
Filter for the Show/Hide column on pages: Partners, Companies, Backup Accounts, Backup Policies, Appliances, Cloud Application Backup, Licenses, Endpoints Monitoring, Backup History, Create Custom MSI, Dashboard Accounts, Email Templates, Connectwise Ticketing.
ConnectWise Ticketing: Push of Account is near quota and Account is over quota monitoring events as ServiceDesk tickets.
Companies page: Hierarchy support – distributors can see sub-companies of the child partners.
ConnectWise Ticketing: Ability to select which Closed tickets get set to through the integration if the initial backup issue is resolved.
ConnectWise Ticketing: Ability to test integration by manually pushing the existing monitoring events to ConnectWise as tickets.
Email templates: Added company size placeholder.
Some users were unable to delete their folders from the cloud.
Appliances page: Filtering did not work.
Search through the backed up files did not work as expected, if user previously searched on an incomplete file path.
Cloud Application Backup can be turned on/off on the company level.
Email Templates: Added description field with the list of available placeholders.
Cloud Application Backup usage details did not show.
Wipe device process did not continue if device had been restarted.
Monitoring system stability issues.
Limited accounts were allowed to wipe devices and run account cleanup tool.
ConnectWise Ticketing: Quick search – filtering by Company ID, Agreement, Addition, Service board.
For some CFAs, model name was shown as Unknown.
Security: File Sharing can be disabled on the company/partner/distributor level.
Account Cleanup option for backup accounts.
Login as Partner option for distributors.
Security: Distributors cannot see their partners' credentials in the plain text.
Security: Disabled authorization without password for all entity admins.
Company admins were unable to change their own passwords.
Cloud Application Backup: Information about cloud usage, data center location, account type. Export to Microsoft Excel spreadsheets.
Company admin accounts could not be suspended/resumed.
Layout of the Product column on the Companies page when displayed on a low resolution screen.
Style of the Agreement and Addition columns on the ConnectWise Integration page.
Alerts did not show on the Appliances page under the distributor account.
Appliance Monitoring event cannot be removed from the Dashboard.
The CFA did not show on the Dashboard, if a user had signed in as a Company admin.
Re-worked Appliances page with monitoring alerts for every CFA.
Minor UI improvements.
Scheduled backup job was not removed from the Task Scheduler on Windows 10 after the device deactivation.
Cloud Applications Backup opens in a separate browser tab.
Some IDR monitoring events were not logged.
ConnectWise Ticketing: Switched from text searches to drop-down menus.
Company statistics showed in orange instead of blue.
ConnectWise Integration: Dashboard embedded into the Connectwise Manage client.
Role Based Control: Added Cloud Application Backup.
CFA did not show in the monitoring events.
Cloud Application Backup: Automatic login and white labeling.
ConnectWise Integration: Authentication – switch from Impersonation to API Members.
Wipe device option was removed from the web portal for backup accounts. Only admins can use it.
ConnectWise Ticketing: Ability to generate a ticket on the Backup Complete with Errors event.
Support page on the Help menu for backup accounts.
Baremetal Backup settings – Folder filed did not accept valid characters.
ConnectWise Ticketing integration: Option to select service board for tickets.
Baremetal Backup: Option to skip upload to the cloud.