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Barracuda Backup

What's New in Barracuda Backup

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What's New in Version 6.4.06

The following enhancements have been added to version 6.4.06

  • Improved activation of Barracuda Backup devices and Cloud-to-Cloud Backup

  • Barracuda Backup macOS Agent

  • Support for VMware vSphere 6.7

Resolved

  • Incorrect storage usage numbers reported after upgrades from 6.2.04 to 6.4.05. [BNBS-34837]
  • The RAID status is not being updated for new Barracuda Backup devices that replaced a device with a critical RAID status. [BNBS-34398]
  • The backup size for Microsoft SQL backups using VDI are being reported incorrectly. [BNBS-34054]
  • LDAP referral errors in Microsoft Exchange Message-Level backups cause an unnecessary number of warnings in backup reports. [BNBS-32835]
  • Restoration of directories containing hundreds of thousands of files or more is failing due to inefficient memory consumption. [BNBS-32694]
  • Incorrect disk usage reported due to missing directory. [BNBS-32636]
  • Barracuda Backup devices showing as offline in UI, despite being online and functional. [BNBS-30547]
  • When configuring an external interface on Cloud LiveBoot VMs, IP, Subnet, and MAC address information is not displaying correctly [BNBS-29656]

Known Issues

  • Default energy setting in mac OS High Sierra and Sierra causes the disk(s) to sleep and the Barracuda Backup mac OS Agent to lose its connection back to the local Barracuda Backup device. [BNBS-35379]
  • mac OS Agent will report non-critical errors and fail to backup ‘/private’ directory. [BNBS-35345]
    • Workaround: Deselect the /private directory in the backup schedule or create an exclusion rule for the /private directory to prevent non-critical backup errors from appearing in the backup report.
  • Inconsistent delivery of daily Backup Summary Reports. [BNBS-33856]

What's New in Version 6.4.05

The following features have been added to version 6.4.05

  • Replication to AWS support for EMEA region [BNBS-30053]
  • Automated migrations: User can choose not to migrate [BNBS-30015]
  • Automated migrations: User can select to migrate configuration only [BNBS-30016]
  • Admin is notified when a backup job takes more than 24 hours to complete [BNBS-27008]
  • Advanced selections: specify a path to back up [BNBS-28914]

Resolved

  • Barracuda Backup Appliance model 790 linking as Cloud-to-Cloud Backup [BNBS-32753][BNBS-30773]
  • Restore Browser does not properly show some data backed up after backup failure [BNBS-30961]
  • File System backups can hang due to failing health status [BNBS-30830]
  • Downloading certain directories will fail in the web UI; use Local UI for these items [BNBS-30453]
  • Backup job fails due to failed mount path [BNBS-30349]
  • Backup Agent can get stuck in a rebuild loop [BNBS-30124]
  • Offline email notifications sometimes not sending [BNBS-29815]
  • Purge on demand fails on the Large Items page [BNBS-29786]
  • Cannot add port to replication settings [BNBS-23394]
  • Audit log entries stored in incorrect time zone [BNBS-21175]
  • Differential SQL VSS backups should display the changed size and not the full database size in the Backup Report and Restore Browser [BNBS-16331]
  • Incorrect timestamp for non-incremental restores in Restore Browser [BNBS-29533]

Known Issues

  • Large Items page does not load in the local UI: view in the web UI [BNBS-32638]

What's New in Version 6.4.04

Resolved

  • Unable to restore VM that does not exist on the host [BNBS-29952]
  • Backup reports can fail to send [BNBS-29655]
  • Cloud LiveBoot does not prefetch all disks [BNBS-29622]
  • File Systems can fail to restore from the Local UI [BNBS-29562]
  • Cluster Shared Volumes (CSV) not excluded from backup [BNBS-29242]
  • Report shows successful when backup fails with 0 btyes of data [BNBS-29096]
  • Verbose Agent error description in Backup Reports [BNBS-29056]
  • Cloud LiveBoot displays incorrect machine state [BNBS-28820]
  • Support for Hyper-V Cloud LiveBoot non-primary boot disks [BNBS-28756]
  • Agent per-object schedules can cause purger to incorrectly remove runs for database objects [BNBS-28611]
  • Open support tunnel can fail in the Local UI [BNBS-28577]
  • Summary reports are sometimes incomplete or not sending [BNBS-28483]
  • Web records can show inaccurately due to caching [BNBS-27998]
  • LiveBrowse not working with VHDX files [BNBS-27592]
  • Backups with FQDN can fail to connect to the agent after upgrade [BNBS-17102]

Known Issues

  • File System backups can hang due to failing health status [BNBS-30830]
  • Cannot add port to replication settings [BNBS-23394]
  • Purge on demand fails on the Large Items page [BNBS-29786]
  • Downloading certain directories will fail in the web UI - use Local UI for these items [BNBS-30453]

What's New in Version 6.4.03

  • This release adds several fixes that were identified in 6.4.02.
  • Version 6.4.03 is the latest (current) local control release

What's New in Version 6.4.02

The following new major features are added to Barracuda Backup version 6.4.2

  • Replication and Restore to Amazon Web Services (AWS)
    • Replication to AWS (S3) – Barracuda Backup now supports replication to AWS as replication option in addition to Barracuda Cloud
    • Restore to AMI – Restore Barracuda Backup virtual image backups to an AWS EC2 instance

Enhancements

  • Open support tunnel from the web UI [BNBS-28823]
  • SMB versions 2 and 3 support [BNBS-28423]
  • Cloud LiveBoot HyperV: VHDX Generation 2 support [BNBS-27388]
  • Link to purge items directly from the Large Items report [BNBS-27013]

Resolved

  • Backup jobs fail due to other process [BNBS-29081]
  • Multi-select restore fails without timestamp [BNBS-28587]
  • Warn before offsite vaulted data is removed by a user [BNBS-28573]
  • Once enabled, Offsite Vaulting cannot be disabled. [BNBS-28571]
  • Backup schedules skipped intermittently [BNBS-28557]
  • Summary reports not sending for some schedules [BNBS-27904]
  • LiveBrowse not working with vhdx files [BNBS-27592]
  • Show custom retention policies in the web UI [BNBS-26935]

What's New in Version 6.4.00

The following new major features are added to Barracuda Backup version 6.4

Enhancements

  • HTTPS support for uploading a CA-signed certificate in Local UI
  • Virtual Barracuda Backup can now replicate to and from a physical Barracuda Backup

Resolved

  • Summary reports display incorrect share names [BNBS-27913]
  • VSS SQL Backup does not fail when Differential chain is broken, causing incomplete revisions [BNBS-14279]
  • Message Level schedules shown in duplicate [BNBS-22684]
  • Cloud LiveBoot list of virtual machines does not always load [BNBS-27669]
  • Uncaught Message-level exception causes backup failure [BNBS-27371]
  • User roles created in the web UI do not sync locally for Helpdesk and Overview users [BNBS-28391]
  • VSS SQL Backup does not fail when Differential chain is broken, causing incomplete revisions [BNBS-14279]
  • Summary reports not sending for some schedules [BNBS-27904]
  • Bare Metal Restore ignores drive selections [BNBS-16441]
  • Sending multiple email alerts after firmware upgrade [BNBS-27633]
  • Bare Metal Restore ignores drive selections [BNBS-16441]
  • Uncaught message-level errors cause backup failure [BNBS-27170]
  • Agent fails on VSS components containing relative paths [BNBS-27304]
  • "No disks found" for LiveBoot causes boot failure [BNBS-27861]

What's New in Version 6.3.04

The following new major features are added to Barracuda Backup version 6.3.04

What's New in Version 6.3

The following new major features are added to Barracuda Backup version 6.3

What's New in Version 6.2

The following new major features are added to Barracuda Backup version 6.2

What's New in Version 6.1

The following new major features are added to Barracuda Backup version 6.1

What's New in Version 6.0

The following new major features are added to Barracuda Backup version 6.0

What's New in Version 5.4

The following new major features are added to Barracuda Backup version 5.4

  • Offsite Vaulting
    • Store older backup data revisions offsite
    • Specify monthly and yearly offsite retention policies
  • Granular SharePoint Restores
    • Use Kroll Ontrack to restore SharePoint objects

      You must have an active Kroll Ontrack license.

  • Continuing support for Microsoft applications:
    • Microsoft SQL Server 2012
    • Microsoft Exchange 2013
    • Microsoft Windows 8 / 2012 (including ReFS)
    • Microsoft Hyper-V 2012 Standalone
    • Microsoft Hyper-V 2012 Clustering
    • Microsoft Hyper-V 2008R2 Clustering
  • Introduction of the Barracuda Backup Agent (Linux):
    • Adds ACL protection
    • Adds alternate stream protection
    • Adds extended attributes protection
  • Parallel VMware Backups:
    • Multiple guests on the same host will be backed up concurrently
  • Improved Restore Browser:
    • Adds ability to search for items
    • Adds ability to select multiple items for restore
  • Advanced Graphs

What's New in Version 5.2

The following new major features are added to Barracuda Backup version 5.2

  • Barracuda LiveBoot in the Cloud for VMware:
    • Instantly boot to your VMware virtual machine using Barracuda Networks' deduplicated cloud storage.
    • Centralized management of LiveBoot instances

The following feature has been deprecated in version 5.2

  • Watched Files – The seldomly used Watched Files feature has been deprecated in versions 5.2, and will not be supported for new Barracuda Backup Servers. Note that existing Watched File Rules will continue to function as expected.

What's New in Version 5.1

The following new major features are added to Barracuda Backup version 5.1

  • Backup Analytics:
    • View a detailed list of large items by source or file name in the REPORTS > Large Items page.

What's New in Version 5.0

The following new major features are added to Barracuda Backup version 5.0

  • Barracuda LiveBoot for VMware:
    • Instantly boot to your VMware environment any backed up snapshot using de-duplicated storage on Barracuda Backup Server
  • Barracuda LiveBrowse for VMware:
    • View and traverse file structure inside all backed up VMware snapshots
    • Download Files and Directories within VMware snapshots
  • Improved Restore Browser:
    • Cloud UI Restore Browser displays in the Barracuda Backup web interface
    • Download file system directories as ZIP files
    • Download email mailboxes and folders as ZIP files
  • Reporting:
    • Cloud UI Reports available in the Barracuda Backup web interface
    • Size, Duration, Speed, and Type details are included in Reports
    • Enhanced Backup and Restore reporting data organization

 

  • BNBS-35379: Default energy setting in macOS High Sierra and Sierra causes the disk(s) to sleep and the Barracuda Backup macOS Agent to lose its connection back to the local Barracuda Backup device.

 

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