Release Notes

Version 2.1.18 (Early Access)

  • Fixed possible errors when trying to mount SR, Mounts or NFS Shares.
  • Fixes for the troubled 2.1.17 build.

Version 2.1.16

  • Fixed Retention setup in Snapshot only mode
  • Fixed Monthly Scheduling drop downs
  • Jobs are stored centrally to fix concurrency issues.
  • Fixed error where Restores might fail.

Version 2.1.11

  • Elevated to Early Access

Version 2.1.10 (BETA)

  • Reworked Data Transfer engine.
  • True Differential Backup.
  • True Differential Replication.
  • Fixed Job Import issues.
  • 2.1.3 : Fixed Backup Sub Location issues.
  • 2.1.3 : Fixed issues caused by failing Restorations.
  • 2.1.3 : Monthly Scheduling.
  • 2.1.4 : Advanced Filtering. Name , Description, State, Tags, Negative Filters.
  • 2.1.5 : Fixed failing connections to servers using Ports other than 80
  • 2.1.5 : Reintroduced HTTPS Connections (oops)
  • 2.1.5 : Reintroduced old style differentials as ‘Deduplication’ feature. Some of you really liked it!
  • 2.1.6 : Enhancements to charts.
  • 2.1.6 : Fixed ‘Repeat for’ functionality in Schedules.
  • 2.1.8 : Added viewer for Release Notes.
  • 2.1.8 : Fixed possible server disconnection when Backups ran for an extended period of time.
  • 2.1.9 : Fixed Replication failure issues. DUH!
  • 2.1.10 : Fixed DUPLICATE_VM when using the Preserve MAC address options.
  • 2.1.11 : Fixed issue with VMs with ‘.’ in the names.

Version 2.0.22 (Official Release)

  • API support for XenServer 7.2
  • Added ‘Domain’ option for connecting to mounted locations. Fixes lots of log in issues for XenServer controlled backups
  • Fixed processing information when backing up to the mounted locations.
  • Fixed scheduled tasks that failed to run after upgrading to v2.0
  • Resolved a situation that caused processing runs to become stuck after failing, meaning the fallback methods of processing could not run.
  • Added UNC Credentials for Windows shares to avoid permissions issues.
  • Fixed mounting of shared locations where domain credentials were required.
  • Experimental version of Xackup Server is now mostly functional.

Version 2.0.19

  • Added an option to change the Preferred transfer method in Migrations to accounts for error occurring in XenServer 6.5 installs.
  • Added some tweaks to clean up the UI.

Version 2.0.16

  • When Restoring, Fixed issue where a VM was started before its NICs were set, causing an confusing error message.
  • Simplified connecting to servers
  • Fixed handling of XenServer’s self signed certificate to allow proper HTTPS connections.
  • Reworked Migration logic to provide a smoother experience.

Version 2.0.13

  • Reworked the Migration processing logic for better operation when running Migrations on the same server.
  • Removed the need for choosing a transfer method. Xackup will try the optimal method and fallback if it does not work.
  • Improved Restore functionality
  • Improved Naming methods for Restores and Migration
  • Fixed ‘Pending’ tasks in XenServer when performing Snapshot only backups.
  • Removed XenServer clean up routines as they cause numerous issues.
  • Job History and Logging improved and always enabled.
  • UI Changes.
  • Create VHD files from backups for mounting in Windows.
  • Extract single/ multiple Files and Folders from a Backup.
  • Fix missing Log data after processing completes. (Sorry missed that one from the RC)

Version 2.0.10 / 1.1.15

  • Fix issue where Xackup refused to use the Secure HTTP Port for Testing and Job configuration.

Version 2.0.9

  • Fixed running of multiple Jobs that used mounted locations.
  • Changed Snapshot settings to enable higher VM access. Not taking a Snapshot is now an option feature.

Version 2.0.8

  • Implemented Licensing via Proxy Server.
  • Fixed errors due to ‘Task Reference Missing or Deleted’.
  • 90% new Icons in UI.
  • Various minor bug fixes.

Version 2.0.6

  • Total architecture change to allow for FUTURE Client-Server configuration, API access and Remote management of Jobs.
  • Better Job result tracking. XenServer will now determine if the job encountered an error, rather than level data transfer. See 1.1.7 Notes.
  • Clearer Licensing information.
  • Better ‘Saved Server’ configuration.
  • General Bug fixes.

See the Version 1 Release Notes here