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UltraBac Product History

Version 9.4.2 (Build 2297 06-26-14)

New Features:

  • UltraBac Engine - Added Clustered Shared Volume support for Windows Server 2012 / 2012 R2.
  • Hyper-V Agent - Added Clustered Shared Volume support.
  • vSphere Agent - Added vSphere / ESXi 5.5 Support.

Issues Fixed this Build:

  • UltraBac Engine - A remote backup is checking to see if host is a cluster rather than server being backed up.
  • UltraBac Management Console - Treating "File not Found" as an error instead of a warning.
  • UltraBac Management Console - Sets and Groups are not being imported correctly to the database.
  • UltraBac Management Console - Backups are not reporting as being done in the event log.
  • UltraBac Management Console - Having angle brackets with nothing between them in an XML log file crashes UBMS.
  • UltraBac Management Console - UBUI.exe is crashing when enumerating "c:\Windows" folder in 32-bit machine (low memory issue) .
  • UltraBac Installation - Installs not working properly via command line when using the LogFile option.
  • UltraBac Locked File Driver - vSphere agent restore is crashing randomly.
  • UltraBac Locked File Driver- UBDR Media Builder getting "Force disk write mode fail error" when doing restore.
  • UltraBac Locked File Driver - UBFD is causing systems with less than 5% diskspace to fail.
  • UltraBac Locked File Driver - Windows Server 2012 / 2012 R2 systems fail when UBFD is used.
  • UltraBac Locked File Driver - Support for CSV.
  • Image Agent - Windows Server 2012 R2 image dissimilar hardware restore is failing.
  • Hyper-V Agent - Showing two registry keys for Hyper-V agent.
  • UltraBac Media Builder - Media Builder will use "/forceunsigned" option to add unsigned drivers into Media Builder.

Current Known Issues:

  • Active Directory is not aware of UltraBac backing up System State successfully (even though it has) and will report message that "AD has not been backed up in 'x' amount of days" for Windows Server 2008 / 2008 R2 / 2012 / 2012 R2.
  • Installing UltraBac Version 9.4.x on local or remote computers running Windows Server 2003/2003 R2 requires an interactive response on the console to "continue anyway" for the install of the ubfd.dll because of Windows' Logo Approval.
  • Unable to "Push Deploy" UltraBac to a system when the Windows Firewall on the remote system is enabled for Windows 7/8 or Windows Server 2008 R2 / 2012 / 2012 R2.
  • "Uninstall UltraBac" icon is missing in the 32-bit Windows 8 Apps.
  • UltraBac Management Console - User can add Domains to their Managed Machine Group which should not be allowed.
  • UltraBac Installation - "Exchange Agent Only" install fails to back up.
  • UltraBac Installation - Reboot options are being suggested even when same UB version is upgraded on top of itself.
  • Exchange Agent - Flat file Exchange restore is not possible if the original Exchange system is not online (computer turned off or not on the network).
  • SQL Agent - SQL 2012 VSS backups are not being reported to SQL.
  • SQL Agent - SQL 2012 is not compatible with UltraBac Database.
  • File-by-File Agent - Cannot back up encrypted files on Windows 8 or Windows Server 2008 R2 / 2012 / 2012 R2.

Version 9.4.1 (Build 2290 05-05-14)

New Features:

  • File-by-File Agent - Support for Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows 8.1.
  • Image Agent - Support for Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows 8.1.
  • Hyper-V Agent - Support for generation 1 & 2 virtual machines with GPT disk configurations.

Current Known Issues:

  • Active Directory is not aware of UltraBac backing up System State successfully (even though it has) and will report message that "AD has not been backed up in 'x' amount of days" for Windows Server 2008 / 2008 R2 / 2012 / 2012 R2.
  • Installing UltraBac 9.4.x on local or remote computers running Windows Server 2003/2003 R2 requires an interactive response on the console to "continue anyway" for the install of the ubfd.dll because of Windows' Logo Approval.
  • Unable to "Push Deploy" UltraBac to a system when the Windows Firewall on the remote system is enabled for Windows 7/8 or Windows Server 2008 R2 / 2012 / 2012 R2.
  • Exchange Agent - Flat file Exchange restore is not possible if the original Exchange system is not online (computer turned off or not on the network).
  • File-by-File Agent - Cannot back up encrypted files on Windows 8 or Windows Server 2008 R2 / 2012 / 2012 R2.
     

Version 9.4.0 (Build 2281 02-24-14)

New Features:

  • UltraBac Management Console - User may create notes for specified sets and groups that can be utilized for their own purposes.
  • UltraBac Management Console - New feature enhancement for backup devices: "Keep X number of valid/successful backups in backup path device."
  • UltraBac Locked File Driver - Citrix compatibility.
  • Ux Agent - Enable differential backups for file-by-file backups.
  • Ux Agent - Support for RHEL 5.9, 6.3, and 6.4.
  • Exchange Agent - Support for Exchange 2013.
  • vSphere Agent - Support added for NFS Datastores.
  • vSphere Agent - Added support for "Hot Add" Machine as a virtual appliance.
     

Issues Fixed this Build:

  • UltraBac Management Console - Schedule Backup Verifies now complete when there are multiple sets in UB groups.
  • Ultrabac Management Console - Fixed Managed Machine List to show checkboxes for managed machines.
  • UltraBac Management Console - "Verify Compare to Media" option can now be used.
  • UltraBac Installation - UltraBac Setup now has a modified ubfd.msi that will not require "Update for Root Certificate" for the ubfgd.dll install.
  • Exchange Agent - Marking unselected databases in Exchange, as being backed up using VSS.
  • Exchange Agent - Exchange error pop-up will show full dialog of error.
  • Exchange Agent - When restoring an instance and, for any reason it is not possible, the databases within that instance will not be restored.
  • SQL Agent - .BAK file will restore properly on a remote SQL restore.
  • Hyper-V Agent - Mounted backups can be enumerated even when UAC is enabled.
  • vSphere Agent - Storage Area Network snapshot cleanup occurs in proper sequence.
  • vSphere Agent - When "Import key from file" for decryption is used, Mount and Restore function properly.
     

Current Known Issues:

  • Active Directory is not aware of UltraBac backing up System State successfully (even though it has) and will report message that "AD has not been backed up in 'x' amount of days" for Windows Server 2008 / 2008 R2 / 2012 / 2012 R2.
  • Installing UltraBac 9.4.x on local or remote computers running Windows Server 2003/2003 R2 requires an interactive response on the console to "continue anyway" for the install of the ubfd.dll because of Windows' Logo Approval.
  • Unable to "Push Deploy" UltraBac to a system when the Windows Firewall on the remote system is enabled for Windows 7/8 or Windows Server 2008 R2 / 2012 / 2012 R2.
  • Exchange Agent - Flat file Exchange restore is not possible if the original Exchange system is not online (computer turned off or not on the network).
  • Hyper-V Agent - Restore issue with GPT Disk format.
  • File-by-File Agent - Cannot back up encrypted files on Windows 8 or Windows Server 2008 R2 / 2012 / 2012 R2.
     

Version 9.3.7 (Build 2166 02-24-14)

New Features:

  • UltraBac Management Console - User may create notes for specified sets and groups that can be utilized for their own purposes.
  • UltraBac Management Console - New feature enhancement for Backup Devices: "Keep X number of valid/successful backups in backuppath device".
     

Issues Fixed this Build:

  • UltraBac Management Console - Schedule Backup verifies now complete when there are multiple sets in UB groups.
  • UltraBac Management Console - "Verify Compare to media" option can now be used.
  • UltraBac Locked File Driver - Upgrades UBFD from v16 to v18.
     

Current Known Issues:

  • Active Driectory is not aware of UltraBac backing up System State successfully (even though it has) and will report message that "AD has not been backed up in 'x' amount of days" for Windows Server 2008 / 2008 R2 / 2012 / 2012 R2.
  • Installing UltraBac 9.3.7 on local or remote computers running Windows Server 2003/2003 R2 requires an interactive response on the console to "continue anyway" for the install of the ubfd.dll because of Windows' Logo Approval.
  • Unable to "Push Deploy" UltraBac to a system when the Windows Firewall on the remote system is enabled for Windows 7/8 or Windows Server 2008 R2 / 2012 / 2012 R2.
  • Exchange Agent - Flat file Exchange restore is not possible if the original Exchange system is not online (computer turned off or not on the network).
  • File-by-file Agent - Cannot backup encrypted files on Windows 8 or Window Server 2008 R2 / 2012 / 2012 R2.
     

Version 9.3.6 (Build 2156 07-30-13 – last update 07-30-13)

New Features:

  • UltraBac Media Builder for UBDR Gold.

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Issues Fixed this Build:

  • UltraBac Deploy Tool - Fixed the ability to push a UB deploy cross platform; A64 to x86 or visa versa.
  • UltraBac Installation - The Required Root Certification is now installed by the .msi installer for UBFD, if required by the Operating System version.
  • Exchange Agent - When performing an Exchange Restore , if the UltraBac Management User Interface does not have a backup device chosen, or is empty, the Restore Wizard will not let the user continue.
  • SQL Agent - Removed unnecessary up/down buttons on the "SQL Agent- Backup Options > Local SQL Optimization" dialog box. No functions were changed.
  • UltraBac Backup Device - When a specific UltraBac BackupPath is entered in a backup set, an UltraBac message will no longer report that "The folder, \\server\path\, will not be backed up because it is an active Backup Path." This message will also no longer occur when an Administrative Share is included in a backup set, (i.e. \\servername\C$\Folder\).
  • UltraCopy Log Files - UltraCopy logs are properly showing the amount of data copied for each backup copied. The log was previously reporting "0 KB/MB/GB."
  • UltraBac Migration Tool - Fixed the ability to create multiple Migration Pool names rather than overwriting the existing pool name.
  • UltraBac Management Console - Fixed default setting for SMTP e-mail notification to Port 25 for most users.
  • UltraBac Management Console - Resolved the small issue with the "Test E-mail" button failing when incorrect e-mail format was entered.
  • New UBFD v16 – Locked file driver fixes the incompatibility with PerfectDisk Utility.
     

Current Known Issues:

  • UltraBac Migration Tool - When creating a new Migration Pool, devices are not showing up automatically in Available Devices.
     

Version 9.3.5 (Build 2148 06-07-13 – last update 06-07-13)

New Features:

  • UBDR Gold 8 with Express and Advanced Modes.
  • New Agent for HyperV that supports Microsoft HyperV Server 2008 R2 and 2012.
  • Support for VHDx format on new UltraBac HyperV Agent on Microsoft HyperV Server 2012.
  • Support for Microsoft SQL Server 2012 with the UltraBac SQL Agent.
  • New Enterprise Scheduler available.
     

Issues Fixed this Build:

  • Locked File Agent - When a command line backup was hung, AutoResponse.ini used to require a user response before it would continue.
  • Image Agent and UBDR Gold - Supports restore of the Master Boot Record (MBR) for larger GPT disks (greater than 2TB disks).
  • UltraCopy - Migration tool was causing UltraCopy License errors when customer does not have an UltraCopy License.
  • SQL Agent - When restoring SQL.bak files, UltraBac was requiring SQL security credentials; now it can be restored without SQL security credentials.
     

Current Known Issues:

  • Push deploy of 9.3.5 from an installed version on an AMD64 bit computer with the UltraBac Deploy Tool to an x86 (32 bit) computer will fail the deploy with "error: 145 Directory is not empty." Deploy to 32 bit computers must be done from another 32 bit computer.
  • Active Directory is not aware of UltraBac backing up System State successfully, even though it has, and will report a message that "Active Directory has not been backed up in "x" amount of days."
     
  • Exchange Agent - Flat file Exchange restore is not possible if original Exchange server is not online [computer turned off or not on the network].
     
  • Locked File Agent - Cannot back up encrypted files on Windows Server 2008 R2 server.
     

Version 9.3.2 (Build 1747 07-30-13 – last update 07-30-13)

New Features:

  • UltraBac Media Builder for UBDR Gold.

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Issues Fixed this Build:

  • UltraCopy Log Files - UltraCopy logs are properly showing the amount of data copied for each backup copied. The log was previously reporting "0 KB/MB/GB."
  • UltraBac Migration Tool - Fixed the ability to create multiple Migration Pool names rather than overwriting the existing pool name.
     

Version 9.3.1 (Build 1742 05-08-13 – last update 05-08-13)

Issues Fixed this Build:

  • Some Backup files were erased if there was more than one Set in Group and "delete after X number of days" was chosen for an option in the BackupPath Device.
  • When Backup spans media (either tape or BackupPath) the volume label is written correctly for correct restore capability.
  • Large Backup Indexes on 32bit backup servers can now be read correctly and restored.
     

Current Known Issues:

  • Image Agent - UBDR Gold v7.0 does not currently support dissimilar hardware restores for the new Windows 8 and Server 2012 platforms.
     

Version 9.3.0 (Build 1740 03-29-13 – last update 04-04-13)

New Features:

  • Support for Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012.
  • New Locked File Agent for better VSS compatibility.
  • Increased backup speeds of 40 - 60% faster.
  • Enhanced file backup wizard to include Win32File set Properties in set creation.
     
  • Image Agent - UBDR Gold support for Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012.
     
  • vSphere Agent - Support for vSphere 5.1.
  • vSphere Agent - New encryption support for vSphere 5 and 5.1.
     
  • Ux Agent - New Linux file data protection agent.
     
  • Ux Image Agent - New Linux imaging agent that backs up used blocks only and performs bare metal restores to like hardware.
     
  • UltraBac Management Console - E-mail Distribution can now use ESMTP for Authenticated Mail Servers.
  • UltraBac Management Console - License management for new UltraBac Warp product.
     
  • UltraCopy - New Backup Migration Tool with the ability to queue up finished backup jobs.
     

Added / Changed Functionality:

  • UltraBac Management - Media Index will use local Express Indexes when possible for ultra fast restores.
  • UltraBac Management - New UB installation logs for install messages/errors.
  • UltraBac Management - The option to cancel a backup if it takes longer than a user specified time or runs past a certain time of day.
     
  • MySQL Agent - The ability to restore to a flat file.
     

Issues Fixed this Build:

  • Fixed many Kernel Power errors and Image Freezing issues.
  • Restore in use files option is now replacing in use files after reboot as requested.
     
  • UltraBac Management Console - E-mail notifications set correct Macros listed from Backup/Verify logs.
  • UltraBac Management Console - "Delete after X days" cleans up orphaned ubd files that are incomplete backups that meet the "X" criteria.
  • UltraBac Management Console - Backups are restarting on second media if first media fails, rather than spanning.
  • UltraBac Management Console - Centralized Reporting supports vSphere Agent and new Ux Agent.
     
  • Exchange Agent - Changing options now does not change VSS switch from on to off.
     
  • vSphere Agent - Backup is using failover to NBD mode now.
     

Current Known Issues:

  • Image Agent - UBDR Gold v7.0 does not currently support dissimilar hardware restores for the new Windows 8 and Server 2012 platforms.
     

Version 9.2.5 (Build 1245 07-26-12 – last update 07-26-12)

Issues Fixed this Build:

  • Exchange Agent - VSS property for Exchange Agent (in 2007) interprets correctly.
  • Exchange Agent - VSS option is correctly used in sets.
  • Exchange Agent - Exchange 2010 backs up required logs and EDB files, and restores correctly.
  • Exchange Agent - Login fixed to report correct behavior.
  • Exchange Agent - Exchange 2007 is aware of UB Incremental backups.
     
  • SQL Agent - Correctly backs up MS SQL 2000 named instances.
     
  • UltraBac Management Console - FxF selection logic rules are displaying correctly.

Current Known Issues:

  • Exchange Agent - Flat file Exchange Restore is not possible if original exchange system is not online.
     
  • vSphere Agent - If group has more than 1 set, backup through SAN fails; only NBD sets run in the group.
     
  • UltraBac Management Console - UB Sets created prior to v9.1 need to be opened and resaved in v9.2.5.
     

Version 9.2.4 (Build 1240 02-15-12 – last update 02-15-12)

New Features:

  • vSphere Agent - Support for vSphere 5.

Issues Fixed this Build:

  • vSphere Agent - Restore/Mount data index file created from UltraBac 9.2.3, build 1238, v1.0 index, if created from a 64-bit backup server.
  • vSphere Agent - Restore/mount virtual volume on a 64-bit machine.
     
  • Image Agent - Updated the locked file driver to fix rare subsequence sets that would fail if Single File Restore was selected.

Current Known Issues:

  • Exchange Agent - The "Disable VSS" property for Exchange Agent (in 2007) interprets 0 and 1 backwards.
  • Exchange Agent - Flat file Exchange Restore is not possible if original exchange system is not online.
  • Exchange Agent - In an Exchange 2010 Restore to original location, the database states it is in a dirty state and need to run "eseutil /r" to fix.
  • Exchange Agent - Exchange 2007 is not aware of incremental backups; differentials work fine.
     
  • vSphere Agent - If group has more than 1 set, backup through SAN fails; only NBD sets run in the group.
     

Version 9.2.3 (Build 1238 11-10-11 – last update 11-22-11)

New Features:

  • UltraBac Management - Support added for Iomega StorCenter ix4 NAS devices.
     
  • UltraBac Engine - File fevel backup of FAT32 partitions with Locked File enabled.
     
  • UBDR Gold - Now only a single UBDR Gold Restore CD is needed for Bare Metal Restores on either x86 or A64 machines.
  • UBDR Gold - Updated additional drivers library onto the new UBDR Gold Restore CD.

Added / Changed Functionality:

  • UltraBac Engine - Supports larger than 2GB memory needed in mounting extra-large indexes for restore.

Issues Fixed this Build:

  • Virtual Disk Agent - Supports VHD backups for Physical Machines with more than 2 partitions on same disk.

Current Known Issues:

  • UltraBac Management - Encrypted file-by-file differential backups are not completing the verify - reporting "unable to position correctly" error when in a group with multiple sets, and one of the sets has no data to back up in a differential/incremental set.
  • UltraBac Management - 2008/2008 R2 Active Directory is not aware of UltraBac System State backups and is giving warning messages that it has not been backed up in x amount of days.
     

Version 9.2.2 (Build 1232 08-24-11 – last update 08-25-11)

New Features:

  • vSphere Agent - Agentless Backup of VMware 4.x and greater virtual machines using vStorage API and CBT(Changed Block Tracking).
  • vSphere Agent - Support for advanced transport modes (SAN/iSCSI).
  • Image Agent - "Create Virtual Disk file(s) only" option for VMware (VMDK) and Hyper-V (VHD).
  • UB Management - Support added for new HP D2D CIFS compatibility devices.

Added / Changed Functionality:

  • UltraBac Management - Setting license server on a slow network shows progress while waiting for response from selected license server.
  • UltraBac Management - Default Device showing in the Media Options dialog.
  • UltraBac Management - Managed Machines window: provides 'Uncheck all' support like 'Check all'.
  • UltraBac Management - After job "eject to mailbox", only ejects the tape(s) used.
     
  • UltraBac Agents - License reset will be changed to 90 day default from 21 day.
     
  • Image Agent - Provides access to the "UltraBac Progress" window in UBDR if it has been closed while BMR restore is in progress.
     
  • SQL Agent - Browse button in the SQL Server - Edit Server List dialog expanded function.
  • SQL Agent - SQL Database may contain a slash.
     
  • Exchange Agent - Backup (using without VSS) succeeds when backup set contains files ebd, log & chk on three different drives.
  • Exchange Agent - Exchange Agent backup of a single Exchange 2007 set created in UltraBac v9.1 works with other Exchange Server Agents.
     
  • UltraBac Logs - Error log reporting for Tape Drive functions changed.
  • UltraBac Logs - Add media pool and barcode info to UltraCopy summary.
  • UltraBac Logs - Show agent friendly name in backup set.
  • UltraBac Logs - Backup data count matches UB log summary data count.
  • UltraBac Logs - All backup errors are recorded on UB backup logs or on e-mail notifications.
  • UltraBac Logs - Restore log report file has the individual components' entries message of successful completion.

Issues Fixed this Build:

  • Device BackupPath - Media Spanning pauses and stalls.
     
  • UltraBac Management - New BEIUtility.dll, fixes UB Group aborts if a single set fails. UB Group Schedule continues.
     
  • Virtual Disk Agent - Fixed issue with using a VHD created by UltraBac failing to start, with stop code 7B, in Hyper-V.
     
  • Image Agent - Image Backup with UBFD causes shadow copies to fail.
  • Image Agent - Enumeration of in use files during SFR backups fail.
     
  • Exchange Agent - Restores are UltraBac backwards compatible.
     
  • UltraBac Engine - Support for Windows 7 64-bit machines.
  • UltraBac Engine - Support for GPT dynamic disks.
     
  • UltraCopy - Fails to span media.
  • UltraCopy - Not seeing devices after upgrade install.

Current Known Issues:

  • UltraCopy - Unsuccessful if source media is non-UltraBac media.
     

Version 9.2.1 (Build 1200 05-10-11 – last update 05-10-11)

Issues Fixed this Build:

  • Device BackupPath - Fixed issue with HP D2D Backup System CIFS compatibility.
  • Device BackupPath - Fixed issue with group.ubb backup aborts if remote.ub set is disconnected while the backup is in progress.
     
  • UltraBac Management - Fixed issue with Email Distribution List being overwritten during an upgrade.
  • UltraBac Management - Fixed issue with backup log containing invalid character, causing log to not open in XLM.
  • UltraBac Management - Fixed issue with 9.2 not backing up 9.1 systems, but not reporting any errors.
  • UltraBac Management - Fixed issue with media limit maxing out and filling c:\ with log files.
     
  • Virtual Disk Agent - Fixed issue with using a VHD created by UltraBac failing to start, with stop code 7B, in Hyper-V.
     
  • Image Agent - Fixed issue with UBDR dissimilar hardware restores of Windows 2008 R2 and Windows 7 COLD images failing when updating drivers.
  • Image Agent - Fixed issue with 7B driver error after Windows 2008 R2 and Windows 7 dissimilar hardware restore.
     
  • SQL Agent - Fixed issue with incremental/differential restore using VDI/Namedpipe options failing.
  • SQL Agent - Fixed issue with SQL writer being in a failed state after a successful backup.
  • SQL Agent - Fixed issue with SQL databases detaching while restoring databases using "Restore as SQL.back files" option enabled.
  • SQL Agent - Fixed issue with backup (using VSS) failure when backup set contains databases on different drives.
     
  • Exchange Agent - Removed Single Mailbox Agent option.
  • Exchange Agent - Fixed issue with logs not being purged after a full backup.
  • Exchange Agent - Fixed issue with the backup reports error connecting to Other Exchange Server.
  • Exchange Agent - Fixed issue with selecting remote Exchange Server for backup results in other servers getting enumerated as well.
  • Exchange Agent - Fixed issue with .edb and .log files cannot backup if they are on separate partitions (VSS).
  • Exchange Agent - Fixed issue with Exchange 2007 with SCR or CCR enabled not restoring properly.

Current Known Issues:

  • UltraBac Engine - UB hangs if network connection is dropped during remote backup of System State data.
  • UltraBac Engine - Image backup with UBFD causes VSS shadow copies to fail on Windows Server 2008 R2 when running at the same time.
  • UltraBac Engine - UBFD fails to freeze GPT dynamic disks.
     

Version 9.2.0 (Build 1170 03-03-11 – Last update 03-03-11)

New Features:

  • Active Directory Backup and Restore for 2008 & 2008 R2.
  • Direct Write to Microsoft Virtual Hard Disk Format (VHD).
  • Exchange 2010 Support, as well as Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS) Support for 2007 & 2010.
  • Restore to Flat Files Using the MySQL Agent.
  • SQL 2008 R2 Support, as well as Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS) Support for 2005 & 2008.
  • Maintain and Manage Backup Machines by Groups.

Issues Fixed this Build:

  • UltraBac Management Console - Fixed issue with Server 2008 R2 deploying to Server 2008 R2 returning an error copying ubfd.sys.
     
  • SQL Agent - Fixed issue with remote SQL named instances (non-default) not backing up properly.
     

Version 9.1.1
(Build 1016 11-01-10 -- Last Update 11-01-10)

Issues Fixed this Build:

  • Image Agent - Fixed issue with SFR enabled Image backup incorrectly indexing long paths.
  • Image Agent - Fixed issue with Incremental/Differential backups backing up only changed clusters when the previous full backup failed to complete.
     
  • MySQL Agent - Fixed issue with MySQL Agent backups not properly backing up the procedures.
  • MySQL Agent - Fixed issue with MySQL Agent not restoring when the restore path has a space.
     
  • SQL Agent - Fixed issue with file selection filter not removing unselected servers.
     
  • UltraBac Management Console - Fixed issue with Management console closing when opening backup logs on a Server Core OS.
  • UltraBac Management Console - Fixed issue with Management console closing when selecting inactive files from a non-configured Tivoli device.
  • UltraBac Management Console - Final UltraCopy button changed to "Copy" instead of "Next."
  • UltraBac Management Console - Fixed issue with Quick Access toolbar support.
     
  • UltraCopy - Fixed issue with UltraCopy hanging when the "Clear destination media" option is checked.

Current Known Issues:

  • Image Agent - Windows 7 backups fail if "backup partitions individually" option is de-selected.

Version 9.1.1
(Build 1015 04-05-10 -- Last Update 04-05-10)

Issues Fixed this Build:

  • Image Agent - Fixed issue with SFR enabled Image backups entering a hung state.
     
  • UltraBac Management - Fixed issue with email notifications not being sent when a set is skipped.
  • UltraBac Management - Fixed issue with licensemaint.exe not appearing on the Windows taskbar.
  • UltraBac Management - Fixed issue with jobs failing to eject media after backup.
  • UltraBac Management - Fixed issue with Autoclean intervals not being used.
  • UltraBac Management - Fixed issue with characters in filenames not converting properly when detailed logging is enabled.

Version 9.1.0 (Build 995 01-26-10 -- Last Update 01-27-10)

Issues Fixed this Build:

  • Image Agent - The Image Agent can now freeze all drives using the UltraBac Locked File Backup driver.
     
  • UltraBac Management - Fixed issue with UBUI behavior when encountering multiple consecutive button clicks.
  • UltraBac Management - Fixed issue with launching the License Maintenance utility on Vista/2008 systems.
     
  • UltraCopy - Fixed issue with UltraCopy of SFR (single file restore) enabled image backups copying improperly.
  • UltraCopy - UltraCopy can now email logs after a scheduled copy operation.
     
  • VCB Agent - Fixed issue with the VCB Agent timing out during some backup jobs.
  • VCB Agent - Fixed issue with UBUI closing if an incorrect host is specified for VCB Agent.

Version 9.1.0 (Build 992 11-20-09 -- Last Update 11-20-09)

New Features:

  • MySQL Agent.
  • ESX formatted VMDK files are directly written to the ESX datastore.
  • ESX formatted VMDK files can use Thin Disk Provisioning.
  • Sets, groups, and logs added to MSSQL/MySQL/SQLExpress databases, along with online indexes to allow customized reporting options.
  • Backup logs attached to notification emails will be in plain text format.

Issues Fixed this Build:

  • UltraBac Management - Quick access toolbar improvements.
  • UltraBac Management - Event log entries now listed by UltraBac executable.
  • UltraBac Management - Management console now able to transform logs if all tags were not closed.
  • UltraBac Management - Jobs with AES encryption would fail if the connection to the encryption server was dropped.
  • UltraBac Management - Sets with special characters wouldn't enumerate properly.
  • UltraBac Management - Error 50 backing up unix/samba share from 2008.
  • UltraBac Management - Installer only using the host default account when deploying to remote systems.
     
  • SQL Agent - SQL Agent restores could not use Blowfish encryption.
     
  • UltraCopy - UltraCopy jobs were failing to span media in some cases.
  • UltraCopy - UltraCopy license errors written to the event logs when Ultracopy was not being used.
  • UltraCopy - Various other UltraCopy improvements.
     
  • Setup - Installer only using the host default account when deploying to remote systems.

As a note, UltraBac has discontinued native Itanium (ia64) support.


Version 9.0.1 (Build 893 07-15-09 -- Last Update 07-15-09)

Issues Fixed this Build:

  • UltraBac Management - Media spanning behavior incorrect.
  • UltraBac Management - Reparse points settings causing incorrect agent behavior.
  • UltraBac Management - Non-unicode .ub/.ubb files causing issues with international keyboards.
  • UltraBac Management - Email notifications not attaching verify logs.
  • UltraBac Management - v9 unable to run backups if disabled v8 jobs were present.
  • UltraBac Management - Command line backups set to verify causing issues in the backup log.
     
  • Image Agent - GSX VMDK files returning errors at the end of backup.
  • Image Agent - GSX VMDK files of Vista operating systems failing to mount.
  • Image Agent - GSX VMDK files only backing up one partition of a disk.
     
  • UltraCopy - UltraCopy unable to see newly created backup devices.
     
  • Setup - Setup.exe returning false reboot prompt after some installs.

Current Known Issues:

  • UltraBac Management - Version number in Support/About shows 9.0.0.
  • UltraBac Management - Sets with special characters fail to enumerate.
  • UltraBac Management - 2008 Active directory not supported.
  • UltraBac Management - Backups using AES encryption fail if the connection to the encryption server is broken.

Version 9.0.0 (Build 892 05-12-09 -- Last Update 05-12-09)

Issues Fixed this Build:

  • UltraBac Management - Scheduled job end date cannot be removed.
  • UltraBac Management - Cannot browse or create remote Index Database paths.
  • UltraBac Management - Current Operations does not display active jobs.
  • UltraBac Management - Index Database setup wizard dialogs unclear.
  • UltraBac Management - UltraBac Management Console terminates when running UltraCopy with autoresponse option.
     
  • UltraCopy - Summary information missing when UltraCopy is run from the command line.
  • UltraCopy - UltraCopy jobs not visible in Current Operations pane.

Current Known Issues:

  • UltraBac Engine - Command line backups returning unusual message.
  • UltraBac Engine - Backups to SFTP device terminate after network interruption.
  • UltraBac Engine - Disabled jobs prevent the Scheduler service from starting enabled jobs.
  • UltraBac Engine - Online Indexes handled incorrectly when using Index Database.
     
  • Image Agent - GSX VMDK creation only works for one partition of a multiple partition disk.
  • Image Agent - GSX VMDK creation of Vista/2008 fails to mount.
     
  • UltraBac Management - "Clearing archive bit" does not appear in the backup logs.
  • UltraBac Management - Management Console has to be closed for new media to appear in UltraCopy.
  • UltraBac Management - Management Console shows as "not responding" when database setup wizard is open.
  • UltraBac Management - Email notifications not attaching verify log.
     
  • UltraBac Installer - Setup.exe returing false reboot prompt after update.

Version 9.0.0 (Build 892 05-08-09 -- Last Update 05-08-09)

Issues Fixed in this Build:

  • Image Agent - VMDK files created of 2008/Vista are failing with HAL errors.
  • Image Agent - ESX VMDK differential backups terminate abnormally.
  • Image Agent - Incorrect lsi_scsi.sys for VMDK files.
     
  • UltraBac Management - Current Operations does not display active jobs.
  • UltraBac Management - Index Database setup wizard dialogs unclear.
     
  • UltraBac Engine - On rare occasions, backup processes will terminate when running on systems with multiple processors.

Current Known Issues:

  • UltraBac Management - UltraBac Management Console terminates when running UltraCopy with autoresponse option.
  • UltraBac Management - Scheduled job end date cannot be removed.
  • UltraBac Management - Some error codes showing as hex instead of decimal.
  • UltraBac Management - Cannot browse or create remote Index Database paths.
     
  • UltraCopy - UltraCopy jobs not visible in Current Operations pane.
  • UltraCopy - Summary information missing when UltraCopy is run from the command line.
     
  • UltraBac Engine - Online Indexes handled incorrectly when using Index Database.
  • UltraBac Engine - Disabled jobs prevent the Scheduler service from starting enabled jobs.
     
  • Image Agent - GSX VMDK creation only works for one partition of a multiple partition disk.
  • Image Agent - Dynamic disk images fail to restore with resize or dissimilar hardware.

Version 9.0.0 (Build 892 05-04-09 -- Last Update 05-07-09)

New Features:

  • New and Improved UltraBac Management Console.
  • VMware Consolidated Backup (VCB) Agent.
  • Direct write to ESX and GSX VMDK files.
  • Dissimilar Hardware support for 2008/Vista.
  • Customizable SMTP Notification emails.
  • Sharepoint 2007 support.

Current Known Issues:

  • Image Agent - VMDK files created of 2008/Vista are failing with HAL errors.
  • Image Agent - GSX VMDK creation only works for one partition of a multiple partition disk.
  • Image Agent - Dynamic disk images fail to restore with resize or dissimilar hardware.
     
  • UltraBac Engine - On rare occasions, backup processes will terminate when running on systems with multiple processors.
  • UltraBac Engine - Backups to SFTP device terminate after network interruption.
  • UltraBac Engine - Disabled jobs prevent the Scheduler service from starting enabled jobs.
     
  • UltraBac Management - Cannot browse or create remote Index Database paths.
  • UltraBac Management - Current Operations does not display active jobs.
  • UltraBac Management - Index Database setup wizard dialogs unclear.

To view UltraBac History for Version 8.x, click here.





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