MAX RM Release… Update to Managed Online Backup

In today’s release, we’re pleased to announce an upgrade to Managed Online Backup so that it uses the latest MAX Backup version (v16.5). This newer version benefits from general performance improvements and adds support for the following two feature enhancements in Backup Manager:

  • Exchange Granular Restore: Perform granular item level restores for Exchange 2007, 2010, 2013, & 2016.
  • Expanded support for Dynamic Disks during Bare Metal Recovery: You can now convert dynamic disks to basic disk during BMR. We’ve also removed the unnecessary warning during System State Backup.

Note that the new Backup Manager requires the new RC Agent, v10.3.2. Please also be aware that with this update, Exchange Granular Restore becomes available with GA Agent v10.2.0 – this is an earlier Beta version of this feature. The latest, Generally Available version of Exchange Granular Restore is bundled with Agent v10.3.2 –  the MAX Backup release posts (see v16.5, v16.4, v16.3) have more details on the difference between the Beta and GA version of Exchange Granular Restore.

Here are the release notes for today’s update…

Summary for Service Release
– Backup Manager upgrade, customer service priorities
– Dashboard v6.22
– RC Agent v10.3.2, no change to the GA agent

Dashboard 6.22
FEATURE: Perform granular restores for Exchange with Managed Online Backup (requires RC Agent)
UPDATE: Support for dynamic disks with Bare Metal Restore in Managed Online Backup (requires RC Agent)
UPDATE: Handle dynamic TeamViewer IDs to improve reliability of Take Control connection (requires RC Agent)
BUGFIX: Ensure the Backup tab in the south pane is up to date with latest status from Managed Online Backup (requires RC Agent)
BUGFIX: Ensure example Executive Summary reports are available on demand
BUGFIX: Resolve issue with Critical Event report showing incorrect or blank entries

Agent 10.3.2 RC
UPDATE: Backup Manager for Managed Online Backup updated to version 16.5.0
UPDATE: Handle dynamic TeamViewer IDs to improve reliability of Take Control feature
BUGFIX: Ensure the Backup tab in the south pane is up to date with latest status from Managed Online Backup

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