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UltraBac Version 8.x History

Version 8.3.1 (Build 682 12-04-08 -- Last Update 12-16-08)

Fixes in this Build:

  • Image Agent - Windows 2000 fails to freeze unless 'do not use vss' is checked.
     
  • UltraBac Engine - Blowfish is not disabled when AES encryption is enabled.
     

Version 8.3.1 (Build 681 11-18-08 -- Last Update 11-24-08)

Fixes in this Build:

  • Image Agent - CIP backup indexes sometimes fail verification.
     
  • UltraBac Engine - In some cases, the FBF agent crashes when attempting to enumerate remote IA64 systems.
     
  • UltraBac Management - Unable to remotely connect to UBDR IA64 and AMD64 to manage/run backup.

Current Known Issues:

  • Image Agent - Windows 2000 fails to freeze unless 'do not use vss' is checked.
     

Version 8.3.1 (Build 679 10-14-08 -- Last Update 10-23-08)

Fixes in this Build:

  • File-by-File Agent - Fixed critical issue with file selection logic using wildcard arguments followed by specific inclusions skipping files with no error.
     
  • UltraBac Management - Fixed issue with media not being encrypted when specifying an encryption server in the AES encryption dialog.
     
  • UltraCopy - Added support for AES encrypted media.

Current Known Issues:

  • Image Agent - CIP backup indexes sometimes fail verification.
     
  • UltraBac Engine - In rare cases, backup indexes fail to import to a remote Index Database.
  • UltraBac Engine - In some cases, the FBF agent crashes when attempting to enumerate remote IA64 systems.
     

Version 8.3.1 (Build 679 10-14-08 -- Last Update 10-14-08)

Fixes in this Build:

  • Image Agent - Fixed issue with running a backup set that has a Spanned Dynamic volume selected and any other volume selected possibly causing the system to reboot.
     
  • Oracle Agent - Fixed issue with running cold backup of Oracle if ArchiveLog mode is set to "true."
  • Oracle Agent - Fixed issue with Oracle Agent not backing up all archive logs before deleting them.
     
  • SharePoint Agent - Fixed issue with ub.exe terminating if the SharePoint erver is not listed in the SQL Agent's server list.
  • SharePoint Agent - Fixed issue with SharePoint Agent installing on the x64 platform.
     
  • UltraBac Engine - Fixed issue with buffer adding c:\to file paths greater than 255 characters.
     
  • UltraBac Management - Fixed issue with saving backup sets to a network path working improperly.

Current Known Issues:

  • Image Agent - CIP backup indexes sometimes fail verification.
     
  • UltraBac Engine - In rare cases, backup indexes fail to import to a remote Index Database.
     
  • UltraBac Management - Specifying an encryption server in the AES encryption dialog not encrypting media.
     
  • UltraCopy - UltraCopy does not work with AES encrypted media.
     

Version 8.3.0 (Build 667 09-20-08 -- Last Update 09-20-08)

Fixes in this Build:

  • Locked File Backup Driver - UBFD.sys prior to 09/19/08 can cause file corruption, and should be immediately updated to the driver contained in this release.
     
  • Image Agent - Fixed error code returned when attempting an incremental/differential image backup and no full backup has been run.
  • Image Agent - Fixed issue with Image Agent enumeration failing due to I/O errors.
  • Image Agent - Fixed issue with legacy service starting during image backup.
     
  • SQL Agent - Fixed SQL 'with move' restore issue.
  • SQL Agent - Fixed issue with SQL Agent leaving SQL spids open.
     
  • UltraBac Engine - Fixed issue with redirected folders in Windows Vista and 2008.
  • UltraBac Engine - Fixed issue with System State boot files being skipped.
     
  • UltraBac Management - Fixed issue with scheduler repeats not following correct logic.
  • UltraBac Management - Fixed issue with UltraBac Scheduler displaying incorrectly.

Current Limitations:

  • SharePoint Agent - UltraBac currently does not support SharePoint 2007.

Current Known Issues:

  • Image Agent - Running a backup set that has a Spanned Dynamic volume selected and any other volume selected can cause the system to reboot.
  • Image Agent - CIP backup indexes sometimes fail verification.
     
  • Oracle Agent - Unable to run cold backup if ArchiveLog mode is set to "true."
     
  • SharePoint Agent - ub.exe terminates if the SharePoint server is not listed in the SQL Agent's server list.
  • SharePoint Agent - SharePoint Agent does not install on the x64 platform.
     
  • UltraBac Engine - In rare cases, backup indexes fail to import to a remote Index Database.
     
  • UltraBac Management Console - Saving backup sets to a network path works improperly.
     

Version 8.3.0 (Build 664 07-11-08 -- Last Update 08-08-08)

Fixes in this Build:

  • UltraCopy - Fixed issue with UltraCopy prompting for a second media volume.
     
  • SQL Agent - Fixed issue with restoring databases to .bak files.
  • SQL Agent - Fixed issue with SQL2005 log files not shrinking.
     
  • UltraBac Engine - Fixed issue with backup processes terminating abnormally.

Current Limitations:

  • SharePoint Agent - UltraBac currently does not support SharePoint 2007.
     

Version 8.3.0 (Build 664 07-11-08 -- Last Update 07-14-08)

New Features:

  • Continuous Image Protection (CIP).
  • Windows 2008/Vista support and certification.
  • New UltraBac Locked File Backup Agent driver.

Fixes in this Build:

  • File-By-File Agent - Fixed issue with wildcard file selection logic.
     
  • Image Agent - Fixed issue with backing Remote Device using Backuppath on a remote system.
     
  • Management Console - Fixed issue with 64-bit Database Setup Wizard.
  • Management Console - Fixed issue with Save/Open dialogs on Spanish version of Windows 2000.
  • Management Console - Fixed issue with scheduled job start date not matching date restrictions.
     
  • UltraBac Engine - Fixed issue with "after job" macros reporting 0 items.

Current Limitations:

  • SharePoint Agent - UltraBac currently does not support SharePoint 2007.
     

Version 8.2.2 (Build 652 05-02-08 -- Last Update 05-13-08)

Fixes in this Build:

  • BackupPath Device - Fixed issue writing to SMB shares using "Keep Backups for X days."
     
  • File-by-File Agent - Fixed issue on cluster server attempting to back up unavailable shared resources.
     
  • Image Agent - Fixed remote Single File Restore issue.
     
  • Media Library - Fixed issue with media pool information not being refreshed on a cluster server after failover.
     
  • Oracle Agent - Fixed Oracle enumeration issue.
  • Oracle Agent - Fixed issue with the handling of Archive logs when not in the default location.
     
  • Setup - Fixed Database wizard issue on 64 bit systems.
     
  • Tape Device - Fixed issue with specific USB tape devices not being enumerated.
     
  • UltraCopy - Fixed issue copying BackupPath devices with "Keep Backups for X days" enabled.

Current Known Issues:

  • SQL Agent - Verify of ad-hoc SQL backup shows 0.0 bytes verified.

Current Limitations:

  • SharePoint Agent - UltraBac currently does not support SharePoint 2007.
     
  • UltraBac Management - Windows NT4 is currently not supported. Version 8.2.0 still supports NT4 for those users who may require it.
  • UltraBac Management - Windows Vista is currently not supported.
     

Version 8.2.2 (Build 652 03-17-08 -- Last Update 03-25-08)

Fixes in this Build:

  • Setup - Fixed issue with x64 systems installing incorrectly.
  • Setup - Fixed issue with setup changing the state of the UltraBac services.
     
  • Tivoli Device - Cache header locally as well as writing to the Tivoli device.
  • Tivoli Device - Fixed issue with the ability for UltraBac to see and retrieve inactive files/backups.
     
  • Disk Based Devices - Discontinued the use of .999 files in all disk based devices.
     
  • Tape Device - Fixed issue with access denied message opening the tape device immediately after a tape is inserted.
     
  • UltraBac Engine - Fixed issue with non-administrative shares failing to back up long path/file names.

Current Known Issues:

  • SQL Agent - Verify of ad-hoc SQL backup shows 0.0 bytes verified.

Current Limitations:

  • SharePoint Agent - UltraBac currently does not support SharePoint 2007.
     
  • UltraBac Management - Windows NT4 is currently not supported. Version 8.2.0 still supports NT4 for those users who may require it.
  • UltraBac Management - Windows Vista is currently not supported.
     

Version 8.2.1 (Build 651 01-02-08 -- Last Update 02-22-08)

Fixes in this Build:

  • Tivoli Device - Fixed issue with network share backups not properly freezing drives for Locked File backup.
  • Tivoli Device - Fixed issue with Tivoli start/end fields.
  • Tivoli Device - Added registry value for Tivoli port entry.

Current Known Issues:

  • CRITICAL ISSUE - A critical issue has been discovered on x64-based systems, where files are skipped and no error is returned, if more than 150 files/folders exist in one single directory.
     
  • SQL Agent - Verify of ad-hoc SQL backup shows 0.0 bytes verified.

Current Limitations:

  • SharePoint Agent - UltraBac currently does not support SharePoint 2007.
     
  • UltraBac Management - Windows NT4 is currently not supported. Version 8.2.0 still supports NT4 for those users who may require it.
  • UltraBac Management - Windows Vista is currently not supported.
     

Version 8.2.1 (Build 651 01-02-08 -- Last Update 01-02-08)

Fixes in this Build:

  • UltraBac Management - Fixed issue with systems acquiring multiple licenses.
  • UltraBac Management - Fixed issue with Database Setup Wizard crashing.
     
  • Media Library - Fixed issue with Library Configuration utility crashing.
     
  • UltraBac Engine - Fixed issue with long network path names not backing up properly.
     
  • Oracle Agent - Fixed issue with the Oracle Agent crashing when selecting "All Objects."
  • Oracle Agent - Fixed issue with Oracle Agent only backing up last data file associated with a table space.

Current Known Issues:

  • SQL Agent - Verify of ad-hoc SQL backup shows 0.0 bytes verified.

Current Limitations:

  • SharePoint Agent - UltraBac currently does not support SharePoint 2007.
     
  • UltraBac Management - Windows NT4 is currently not supported. Version 8.2.0 still supports NT4 for those users who may require it.
  • UltraBac Management - Windows Vista is currently not supported.
     

Version 8.2.1 (Build 651 11-28-07 -- Last Update 11-28-07)

Fixes in this Build:

  • Setup - Fixed DF2K Service being marked for deletion on uninstall.
  • Setup - Fixed issue where in specific cases Setup causes BSOD on some unpatched systems.
  • Setup - Fixed issue where command line Setup did not install Tivoli storage device.
  • Setup - Added code to remove folders left behind on uninstall with user data file remove option selected.
     
  • UltraBac Engine - Fixed command line option to erase tape.

Current Known Issues:

  • SQL Agent - Verify of ad-hoc SQL backup shows 0.0 bytes verified.

Current Limitations:

  • SharePoint Agent - UltraBac currently does not support SharePoint 2007.
     
  • UltraBac Management - Windows NT4 is currently not supported. Version 8.2.0 still supports NT4 for those users who may require it.
  • UltraBac Management - Windows Vista is currently not supported.
     

Version 8.2.1 (Build 651 10-05-07 -- Last Update 10-05-07)

Fixes in this Build:

  • Setup - Fixed issue where in use files caused setup to hang.
     
  • UltraBac Management - In rare cases, navigation buttons would get disabled.
  • UltraBac Management - Scheduler view not always updated when date changed from date dropdown.
     
  • UltraCopy - Index incorrectly copied from a spanned volume set.
     
  • SharePoint Agent - SharePoint Agent in backup wizard issue fixed.
     
  • Exchange Agent - Added support for Exchange 2007.

Current Known Issues:

  • CRITICAL ISSUE - 2003 and XP systems not running the most current service pack and hotfixes may crash during installation. To prevent this condition, please ensure that all systems are up to date with all critical Microsoft fixes installed.
     
  • SQL Agent - Verify of ad-hoc SQL backup shows 0.0 bytes verified.

Current Limitations:

  • SharePoint Agent - UltraBac currently does not support SharePoint 2007.
     
  • UltraBac Management - Windows NT4 is currently not supported. Version 8.2.0 still supports NT4 for those users who may require it.
  • UltraBac Management - Windows Vista is currently not supported.
     

Version 8.2.1 (Build 651 09-05-07 -- Last Update 09-19-07)

Fixes in this Build:

  • Setup - Fixed issue where in use  files caused setup to hang.
     
  • UltraBac Management - Fixed issue with files not to backup incorrectly attempting to back up those files.
  • UltraBac Management - Fixed issue with backups scheduled for first Sunday of Mar, Jun, Sep, Dec skipping selected dates.

Current Known Issues:

  • SQL Agent - Verify of ad-hoc SQL backup shows 0.0 bytes verified.
     
  • UltraBac Management - UltraBac Management Console cannot create new SharePoint sets.

Current Limitations:

  • Exchange Agent - Exchange 2007 is currently not supported.
     
  • SharePoint Agent - UltraBac currently does not support SharePoint 2007.
     
  • UltraBac Management - Windows NT4 is currently not supported. Version 8.2.0 still supports NT4 for those users who may require it.
  • UltraBac Management - Windows Vista is currently not supported.
     

Version 8.2.1 (Build 651 08-21-07 -- Last Update 09-04-07)

New Features:

  • Full support for Iomega REV 560 library.

Fixes in this Build:

  • UltraBac Devices - Fixed verify error when using "Keep Backups for X Days" in a multi-set backup.
     
  • Locked File Agent - Fixed issue with the Locked File Backup driver installation.
     
  • Media Library - Fixed media pool restore issue where media header is unreadable.
  • Media Library - Fixed issue with Tandberg RDX Device not ejecting tapes after backup or during media spanning.
  • Media Library - Iomega REV library reacts appropriately when backing up a set with no tape in the drive.
     
  • UNIX Agent - Fixed issue where UNIX backups were timing out.
     
  • Image Agent - Fixed issue with file selection logic and Single File Restores.
     
  • UltraBac Engine - Fixed UltraBac crash during the restore of sparse files.
     
  • Oracle Agent - Fixed issue with Oracle logs not being properly handled when not in the default location.
     
  • SQL Agent - Fixed SQL restore log formatting issues.
     
  • UltraCopy - UltraCopy log now lists device info for tapes.
     
  • SharePoint Agent - SharePoint Agent will prompt before it installs on remote systems.
  • SharePoint Agent - Fixed issue with file selection logic in the SharePoint Agent.
     
  • UltraBac Management - Fixed issue with the scheduler refreshing when set to specific screen resolutions.
  • UltraBac Management - Fixed issue with backups in specific cases skipping selected dates.

Current Known Issues:

  • SQL Agent - Verify of ad-hoc SQL backup shows 0.0 bytes verified.
     
  • Setup - Files in use during installation cause setup.exe to hang.
     
  • UltraBac Management - UltraBac Management Console cannot create new SharePoint sets.

Current Limitations:

  • Exchange Agent - Exchange 2007 is currently not supported.
     
  • SharePoint Agent - UltraBac currently does not support SharePoint 2007.
     
  • UltraBac Management - Windows NT4 is currently not supported. Version 8.2.0 still supports NT4 for those users who may require it.
  • UltraBac Management - Windows Vista is currently not supported.
     

Version 8.2.0 (Build 650 04-17-07 -- Last Update 04-17-07)

New Features

  • SharePoint Agent - UltraBac now has the capability of backing up and restoring a SharePoint server.
  • Autoclean for Libraries - Users have the option to perform automatic cleaning of libraries, rather than having to insert a cleaning tape and perform this task manually.
  • SFTP Support - The UltraBac FTP Device now supports Secured FTP. The device uses encryption to write to the FTP's site. All information transferred over the internet is encrypted, rather than just the sets themselves.
  • Tivoli, FTP, and Backuppath devices now support "keep backups for X days."

Fixes in this Build:

  • UltraBac Management - 3-5-7 Day-at-a-Glance Options – View scheduled backups in the next 3 days, 5 days, and 7 days. Previously this feature was only available for one day.
  • UltraBac Management - Improved toolbars and dialogs.
  • UltraBac Management - The History, Future, and UltraVue panes are now dockable.
  • UltraBac Management - Fixed specific crashes in UBUI.
     
  • UltraCopy - Library/media pool support.
  • UltraCopy - Verify support.
  • UltraCopy - Express index created of UltraCopy media – no longer need to search the media for set data, instead the information is pulled from the Express Index.
  • UltraCopy - Faster load time when restoring from UltraCopy media.
  • UltraCopy - Improved error/warning handling.
     
  • Media Library - Fixed support for REV autoloader.
     
  • UltraBac Engine - Fixed issue with long path/file names.
     
  • SQL Agent - The UltraBac SQL Agent now uses ODBC to allow better support of SQL2005.
     
  • Locked File Agent - VSS Support for File-by-File Backups.

Current Known Issues:

  • UltraBac Management - "file/save as" of an open log file causes the formatting to be incorrect.
  • UltraBac Management - Scheduler constantly refreshes when displaying a holiday week at low resolutions.
  • UltraBac Management - Vista is currently not supported.
     
  • SQL Agent - Restoring SQL database as .bak file shows incorrect restore path in restore progress.
     
  • UltraBac Engine - CRC Errors returned when using "Keep Backups for X Days" in a backup job that contains multiple sets.
     
  • SharePoint Agent - SharePoint can only be restored back to the original server.
     
  • UNIX Agents - UNIX Agent is experiencing an issue where in some cases backup will hang.

Current Limitations:

  • Exchange Agent - UltraBac currently does not support Exchange 2007.
     
  • SharePoint Agent - UltraBac currently does not support SharePoint 2007.
     

Version 8.1.2 (Build 588 11-15-06 -- Last Update 01-08-07)

Fixes in this Build:

  • UltraBac Engine - Fixed issue with UB.exe not closing after backup completes.
  • UltraBac Engine - Fix for a crash if the .ub file in a scheduled job was missing.
     
  • UltraBac Management - Small Business Server licensing issue fixed.
  • UltraBac Management - Fixed an issue with scheduling jobs every "n" days in a month.
  • UltraBac Management - Fixed an issue where a corrupted index would cause UBMS memory leak when importing to index database.
     
  • Locked File Agent - Updated locked file backup driver fixes:
    • A hang / lockup occasionally at system-freeze attempt.
    • A crash usually at startup when attempting to process NTFS data with unexpected empty data.

Current Known Issues:

  • UltraBac Management - If a barcode exists in multiple media pools, the tape may be overwritten before the protection date is reached.
     

Version 8.1.1 (Build 586 09-18-06 -- Last Update 09-18-06)

Fixes in this Build:

  • This update contains a cumulative build of all previous 8.0 hotfixes.
     
  • UltraBac Management - Fixes a license issue in evaluation versions.
  • UltraBac Management - Buffer overrun when restoring a long path name backed up with previous versions.

Current Known Issues:

  • UltraBac Management - Folders\Files with % will not index for SFR.
     
  • UltraBac Devices - UltraBac 8.1 currently does not support Travan tape devices.
     
  • This version does not support 64-bit operating systems.
     

Version 8.1.0 (Build 585 06-16-06 -- Last Update 08-30-06)

Fixes in this Build:

  • UltraBac Management - Changed the default timeout for the file-by-file agent to 1200 seconds.
  • UltraBac Management - Tivoli now supports backing up in archive mode.
  • UltraBac Management - Fixed clearing archive bit issue with special characters (example: %).
  • UltraBac Management - Fixed UBUI specific crashes.
  • UltraBac Management - Fixed UNC path enumeration issue.
  • UltraBac Management - Cluster failover issued fixed.
     
  • Locked File Backup Agent - Fixed a handle leak in file level Locked File Agent backups.
  • Locked File Backup Agent - Fixed possible deadlock condition. Requires reboot.

Current Known Issues:

  • UltraBac Management - Folders\Files with % will not index for SFR.
     
  • UltraBac Devices - UltraBac 8.1 currently does not support Travan tape devices.
     

Version 8.1.0 (Build 584 05-25-06 -- Last Update 06-02-06)

Fixes in this Build:

  • UltraBac Management - New Future pane to view upcoming scheduled backups of managed machines.
  • UltraBac Management - New History pane that includes the new centralized reporting module.
  • UltraBac Management - Context sensitive help links in backup logs.
  • UltraBac Management - Command line options added for remote server operations.
  • UltraBac Management - Support for command line auto-responses.
  • UltraBac Management - Local\GMT time for log files and scheduler.
  • UltraBac Management - Maintain Managed Machines for Individual users.
  • UltraBac Management - Clear Archive bit now available on the "set" level.
     
  • FTP Device - Support added for Active/Passive FTP servers.

Current Known Issues:

  • UltraBac Engine - If server powered off after backup, verify will abort after that set skipping any additional sets.
  • UltraBac Engine - In rare cases, AppEvent.Evt, error (2-The system cannot find the file specified.) on registry backups.
     
  • UltraBac User Interface - Ad-hoc backups sets do not create verify xml file for centralized reporting.
     
  • UltraBac Devices - UltraBac 8.1 currently does not support Travan tape devices.
     

Version 8.0.3 (Build 531 04-25-06 -- Last Update 06-19-06)

Fixes in this Build:

  • Oracle Agent - Oracle set added Redologs and TEMP file in hot backup.
     
  • UltraBac Management - Tivoli fixes.
     
  • UltraBac Installer - UltraBac no longer reboots the system after install when clicking on "X."
     
  • Functionality - Fix for backup errors with folder names containing special characters.
  • Functionality - When UltraBac times out the backup continues to the next set.
     
  • Media Library - Media Pools now save the Media Selection Option.
     

Version 8.0.2 (Build 531 -- Last Update 03-07-06)

Fixes in this Build:

  • UltraBac Management - UltraVue Shows UltraCopy process, but displays no info.
  • UltraBac Management - BK summary for image agent backups incorrect - 0 Files Completed\3 Selected.
  • UltraBac Management - Backup Log reporting 0 errors and 0 warnings, when errors occur.
  • UltraBac Management - Reporting Error in Detailed Log for Compressed Files.
  • UltraBac Management - Uninstalling Ultrabac using Manage Machines is leaving TempUBMS running on remote computer.
  • UltraBac Management - Cannot create an FTP device.
  • UltraBac Management - Static mirror: second partition device (partition1) will not show up in the partition tab unless Partition0 is the default device.
  • UltraBac Management - Event type for job launch notifications is set to "None."
  • UltraBac Management - Backup log does not have the "User BACKUP started On..." line when run from Command Line.
     
  • Media Library - Pools not available on scheduler when there are two barcode-enabled libraries.
  • Media Library - Media operations on library control for a "Remote" device happening on local system.
     
  • Functionality - Slow backup speeds.
     
  • Oracle Agent - Oracle Agent not erasing oldest archivelog after backup.
  • Oracle Agent - Oracle Agent was not starting the databases after a "cold" backup.
  • Oracle Agent - Oracle Agent was not backing up databases, scenario is when tehre are several oracle servers on the network, several ODBC entries on the UB host. UB tries to go to the first entry.
     
  • SQL Agent - Unable to restore using "with move" parameters to an SQL Instance.
  • SQL Agent - SQL 2005 backups pipe and syntax errors with cluster server.
     
  • Locked File Backup Agent - Security policy files cleared when a replication occurs during a locked file backup.
     

Version 8.0.2 (Build 531 -- Last Update 09-26-05)

Fixes in this Build:

  • CD/DVD Device - UltraCopy/Media dump support added for CD/DVD devices.
     
  • File-by-File Agent - In rare cases, it was possible files could be skipped during backup without returning an error.
     
  • Image Agent - Single File Restore would fail when no free disk space was available.
  • Image Agent - In rare cases, partitions were skipped during image backup without returning an error.
     
  • Tape Device - Some tape drives would not eject if verify was not selected.
     
  • User Interface - Scheduler can now schedule backups to run every 2 weeks or more.

Current Known Issues:

  • UltraBac Installer - In some cases, wmiprvse.exe will hold the ubresenu.dll file during install, causing the install to fail.  Workaround.
     

Version 8.0.1 (Build 531 -- Last Update 07-20-05)

Fixes in this Build:

  • SQL Agent - SQL restore in standby mode.
     
  • Image Agent - Single File Restore option can no longer be enabled\disabled from the set properties.
  • Image Agent - Connection errors were logged as warnings.
  • Image Agent - Image set properties did not always draw properly.
     
  • Oracle Agent - Added more descriptive error messages.
     
  • System State Agent - System State Success now reported in bk log.
     
  • Media Library - With remote autoloaders, incorrect info was sometimes displayed.
  • Media Library - After backup some autoloaders would not eject the tape to the original slot.
     
  • UltraBac Management - Added UltraBac version in help\about.
  • UltraBac Management - Licensing issue with Small Business Servers and Exchange/SQL.
  • UltraBac Management - Scheduled backups run very X minutes, hours, days or weeks added.

Current Limitations:

  • CD/DVD Device - Unable to copy/dump backup data from this media. Restores function properly.
     

Version 8.0.1 (Build 526 -- Last Update 05-25-05)

New Features:

  • Media Pools - Append to media pool is added for the UltraBac Scheduler.

Improvements:

  • WORM media now supported.
  • System log enhancements.

Fixes in this Build:

  • Image - SFR fix for compressed files — SFR now skips these files and reports it in the log. Common files are dll cached.
  • Image - SFR fix for encrypted files — files now skipped and reported in the bk log.
  • Image - SFR backup in UBDR Gold with SFR enabled — volume info missing on verify.
     
  • Functionality - DELL 2850 with virtual CD Rom and virtual floppy — Image Agent does not enumerate boot disk.
  • Functionality - SFR Log reporting enhancements.
  • Functionality - Travan backup and verify speed fixed.
  • Functionality - Added second password field for FTP device.
  • Functionality - Backup file names have changed from .00X to .UBD.
  • Functionality - Backup and verify log enhancement — now list disk\partition on image backups.
  • Functionality - Find files for current device fix — would find all files on media.
  • Functionality - Command line backup — Y switch fixed for command line backups.
  • Functionality - Default path for regback directory is now c:\program files\ultrabac software\ultrabac8.
  • Functionality - Tape alert messages are now prefixed in the bk logs with TapeAlert.
  • Functionality - Fixed issue with spanned backup to cd\dvd — would fail verify.
  • Functionality - Backup Wizard now only lists agents licensed.
  • Functionality - Backup and Verify log — The names have been changed from .001.txt to -001.txt.
  • Functionality - If Import Queue is not importing for index database — alert through UI added.
  • Functionality - Total MB verified now in set summary.
  • Functionality - Rebuild index enhancements.
  • Functionality - Error when preparing media with protection day of 0 is set — protection day must be at least 1 day.
     
  • Locked File Backup - 1006: The volume for a file has been externally altered so that the opened file is no longer valid. This happened in rare cases for image and file-by-file backups with LFB.
     
  • Media Library - Scheduling jobs to remote autoloader fixed.
  • Media Library - Fix for libraries where slot 1 was empty — UltraBac did not initialize the loader properly (affected limited # of loaders).
     
  • Setup - Setup issue is fixed if system info not available — setup would hang.
     
  • System State - System State\Event Log backup — BackupEventLog failure, error (183-Cannot create a file when that file already exists.).
     
  • UltraCopy - Fixed UBCopy Log File — log was incomplete.

Current Limitations:

  • User Interface - Scheduling a job to run every 40320 minutes will incorrectly set the time to run.
  • User Interface - Saving a backup set, and then selecting the option to create another backup set will sometimes cause the UltraBac interface to close.
     
  • Functionality - In specific cases, check device will cause the backup to launch early.
     
  • FTP Device - FTP device will not read non 8.0.1 backups.
     
  • Licensing - If only the FTP components are licensed, the Exchange and SQL Agents do not appear in the backup wizard.
     

Version 8.0 (Build 468 -- Last Update 12-16-04)

New Features:

  • Barcode Support (Media Pools).
  • SQL Database Index Option.
  • Native 64-Bit Support for Intel and AMD Processors.
  • Differential Image Backups.
  • UltraCopy.
  • Revamped Find Files.
  • Backup Support to DVD.
  • Rebuild Index for Restore.

Fixes in this Build:

  • New Locked File Backup Technology.
  • User Flexibility to Run Agent Anywhere Specified during File-By-File Restore.

Current Limitations:

  • No method to uninstall Index Database.
  • No method to uninstall on Itanium machines through Add/Remove programs.
  • HP WORM Drive not supported with UltraBac.
  • UBDR Pro version 6/23 will not restore version 8 images correctly. Customers will need to download or be sent the newest UBDR Pro CD to restore version 8 images successfully.
  • Scheduling a backup to a remote autoloader will not work if Barcodes are supported on the autoloader. You *can* schedule a backup to a remote autoloader if only slots are used without barcodes.

Current Known Issues:

  • Application Crash - Rebuilding the Index, duplicating files causes an application crash.
  • Application Crash - Connect to machine using "Connect" button, load index for restore causes crash.
     
  • File-by-File - 300 second timeout error with more than 3 CPUs.
  • File-by-File - Remote Locked File Drive in workgroup failing under specific conditions.
  • File-by-File - During restore, Ultravue hangs UBUI if pending message is waiting.
  • File-by-File - Findfiles exclusion mask returns all files regardless of selection logic.
     
  • System State Agent - Agent reports, "App.Evt," error (2-The system cannot find the file specified.). Affects very few machines. Please contact support for fix.
     
  • SQL Agent - Using SQL security to run the restore of a database will result in an Access Denied error message. Hotfix is posted on website. Please email support for the link.
     
  • Image Agent (Single File Restore) - Upon restore, in certain cases you may receive error: (Cannot find the path specified). Please contact support for fix.
     
  • Functionality - Useless restore error restoring INETPUB: article.hsh error: (1200-The specified device name is invalid).
  • Functionality - Exclusion Mask, excluding one partition excludes all partitions using *.exe as mask.
  • Functionality - First tape in cascade backup being ejected after Verify.
  • Functionality - 10054 error when stop/restart UBMS, leaving the UI open.
  • Functionality - UB Set Causes 300 Second Timeout Error and Crash on Backup Host if selection logic includes and excludes same file.
  • Functionality - Prepare for UltraBac using DVD media hangs computer for approximately 20 minutes while the prepare completes.
  • Functionality - UltraBac 8.0 does not work with IDE Travan drives.
     
  • Install - Registering dbbroker.dll doesn't issue success/failure when connecting to registered SQL server.
  • Install - Index Database cannot be installed to a remote SQL host.
  • Install - Fresh installation to alternate location installs to default location.
  • Install - Upgrading to Version 8 will not copy FTP devices. Please contact support for workaround.
     
  • Uninstall - 64 Bit machines do not uninstall through Add/Remove Programs.
  • Uninstall - Unix Agent will not successfully run "./uninstall.sh" on Linux platfroms.
     
  • Cosmetic - Upgrading UB7 to UB8 remotely, setup says Uninstalling 8.0.0 instead of 7.1.1.
  • Cosmetic - Media volume # not being overwritten on new backup.
  • Cosmetic - Same message box displayed twice when doing manual verify on backup that spans devices.
  • Cosmetic - Mailbox Options, add "OU" next to "Site."
  • Cosmetic - UBDR Gold: get rid of Image and Partition tabs in "Device" list.
  • Cosmetic - Agent: shows in verify log file when doing stand alone verify.
     
  • Restore - UBDR Gold can't run the "autorestore.inf" file if restoring an image with "Single File Restore" enabled.
     





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