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What's New in Barracuda Message Archiver

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What's New in Release 5.2.1

  • Exchange Integration jobs that fail to process some users now include an option to retry those mailboxes. [BNMA-19298]
  • Exchange Integration tasks report skipped users separately from users with errors. Any user with errors now causes the job to be reported as failed. [BNMA-10558]
  • Exchange Integration tasks report skipped items separately from items with errors. [BNMA-17762]
  • Exchange Integration can now import from public folders in Exchange 2013 and newer, including Exchange Online. [BNMA-12512] [BNMA-14219] [BNMA-14518]
  • Exchange Integration automatically detect NTLM authentication during autodiscovery. [BNMA-16040]
  • Exchange Integration job failure reports could be sent erroneously. [BNMA-15391]
  • Exchange Integration jobs could fail if the service account has a different mail domain than user mailboxes. [BNMA-18730]
  • Exchange Integration jobs failed when using an alias of a service account to log in to Exchange. [BNMA-13462]
  • Exchange import jobs could unexpectedly skip an item and report it as failed. [BNMA-19052]
  • Importing Personal Archives from a user without a Personal Archive store did not clearly report the reason the import failed. [BNMA-13412]
  • Firmware updates could hang indefinitely. [BNMA-12317]
  • Data on legacy external shares could fail to rotate to the Barracuda Cloud Archiving Service. [BNMA-17234]
  • Automated Configuration backups did not allow slashes in the "Folder/Path" field. [BNMA-12465]
  • Outlook Instant Search Integration could crash Outlook on startup. [BNMA-18723] [BNMA-19520]
  • Removing a Local User could fail if the user had previously taken certain actions. [BNMA-17814]

What's New in Release 5.2.x

  • RSS items – Items are classified as skipped instead of failed
  • Failed Exchange Integration tasks now include a full report in addition to the reason for failure

  • Improved reliability of opening search results in Archive Search for Outlook

  • Improved Exchange Integration error handling and retry logic

  • Setup Wizard Step 3 - Launch Setup Wizard – Streamline first time configuration
  • Exchange Integration – Tasks automatically attempt more retries after some failures
  • New group policy option – Set a date range when automatically adding users' archive stores after installing the Outlook Add-In
  • New group policy option – Option to remove email from Outlook after archiving using the Outlook Add-In
  • New option to require users to log in Option to require users to log in before viewing stubbed mail and messages linked from reports; set to Yes as the default
  • Save Attachments – New action when right-clicking search results in the Outlook Add-In
  • Log Out All Clients – New action on the USERS > Client Downloads page to Log Out All Clients to allow admins to terminate Archive Search for Outlook and mobile app sessions
  • The PST Collector is not available in firmware release 5.2 and newer

What's New in Release 5.1.1.x

  • Search in assigned PSTs – Users can search inside individual PSTs assigned to their accounts
  • New backup destinations – Support for SFTP and SMB shares using NTLMv2
  • Links from policy digest emails now require explicit authentication
  • Improvements to the certificate verification process in Outlook Add-In and Stand-Alone Search Utility
  • Improved accuracy deduplicating stubbed copies of previously journaled mail

What's New in Release 5.1.x

  • Links from policy digest emails now require explicit authentication

  • Improvements to the certificate verification process in Outlook Add-In and Stand-Alone Search Utility

  • Improved accuracy deduplicating stubbed copies of previously journaled mail

  • Scheduled Export policies: Perform regular exports of newly archived mail that matches specified criteria

  • LDAP server autodiscovery: Automatically discover LDAP server settings during initial setup

  • Added support for items journaled via SMTP from Amazon WorkMail
  • Added support for additional fields while searching Archived Mail stores using the Outlook Add-In
  • Added an "Other" category to Message Statistics on the Basic > Dashboard page
  • Added Unicode support in export filenames
  • Users with the IT Admin role can use the Advanced > Cloud Storage page
  • Users with the IT Admin role can configure trusted mail servers on the Mail Sources > SMTP page
  • Use the Has Linked Attachment parameter to search for messages that have at least one SharePoint link

What's New in Release 5.0.1

  • Outlook Instant Search: When enabled, searching an Archiver store in Outlook searches all archived mail
  • Improved Exchange Integration task performance

What's New in Release 5.0.x

  • PST visibility. Users can now see mail in assigned PSTs even if it does not belong to them.
  • Folder Sync support for subfolders of Sent Items
  • Office 365, Exchange Online, and G Suite imports from appliance
  • Include message-level headers

Direct to Cloud Archiving:

User Roles

Active Directory Authentication

Support for Outlook and Mobile Clients

What's New in Release 4.1

Cloud Enhancements:

  • Direct to cloud archiving via journaling
  • Microsoft Exchange Integration with Office 365 and Exchange 2007, 2010, and 2013
  • Archive PST files by uploading them directly to the cloud
  • Execute Basic and Advanced Searches on all your archived email, PSTs, tags, and non-email items
  • Set Retention Policies based on saved searches
  • Activity Audit Log

Upcoming Cloud Features:

  • Direct user access, auditor, and IT-admin roles
  • Reporting
  • LDAP integration
  • Groupwise historical import
  • Email stubbing and nightly folder synchronization
  • Policy alerts

Firmware Features:

  • Exchange Autodiscovery
    • Automatically discover server settings for Exchange imports
  • Personal Archive Import
    • Import personal archives from Exchange
  • Conversation History Import
    • Import Skype for Business (Lync) Conversation History folder from Exchange

Firmware Fixes Since Last Release:

  • Cloud Storage rate control settings restricted traffic more than requested
  • From and Sender headers were swapped when importing mail from Exchange
  • Some errors related to SMB shares caused firmware storage to become full
  • CIFS mirror shares with usernames that included domains failed to connect after rebooting
  • Signed messages imported from a PST were corrupted
  • Memory usage was high with a large number of search filters
  • Added icons for replied and forwarded messages to the Outlook Add-In

New Barracuda Cloud Archiving Service Articles:

For detailed information on fixes and enhancements, see Release Notes Version 4.1.x.

What's New in Release 4.0

  • Mirroring – Mirror multiple Barracuda Message Archivers to maximize uptime and provide data redundancy
  • Cloud Storage – Rotate or mirror data from the Barracuda Message Archiver to Barracuda Cloud
  • Federated Search – Configure search across multiple Barracuda Message Archivers

For detailed information on fixes and enhancements, see Release Notes Version 4.0.1.x and Release Notes Version 4.0.x.

What's New in Release 3.6

  • PST Collector Deployment for firmware 3.6
  • Mac OS X Stand-Alone Search Utility
  • Export Search Results to CSV – For details, log in to the Barracuda Message Archiver, go to the BASIC > Search page, and click Help
  • Nightly Exchange Import – For details, log in to the Barracuda Message Archiver, go to the MAIL SOURCES > Exchange Integration page, and click Help

What's New in Release 3.5

  • Firmware version 3.5 requires version 2.0 or later of the Barracuda Message Archiver Mobile App for Android, available for download from the Google Play Store.
  • Android phone or tablet running software version 4.0 or greater.
  • Firmware version 3.5 requires version 3.5.0 (or later) of the Barracuda Message Archiver Mobile App for iOS, available for download from iTunes.
  • The Barracuda Message Archiver Mobile App for iOS requires iOS 5.1 or later.
  • Access for both Android and iOS mobile apps now requires an SSL connection to the Barracuda Message Archiver. If you are using one of the mobile apps from outside of your company network, your network administrator may need to update firewall/port-forwarding rules for secure access.
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