MAGNUS BOX VERSION 21.2.0 FEATURE RELEASE

Magnus Box version 21.2.0 is now available. We will begin pushing the update to the servers and endpoints on 2/27/2021. We do not expect any downtime with this quarterly feature release.

Changelog

21.2.0 (2021-2-23)
Changes compared to 20.11.1

Feature:

  • Restore to original paths
  • Support silent install for Magnus Box on macOS
  • Support new `/ISLOCALSYSTEM=”yes”` silent installation flag to force the Magnus Box desktop app’s background service to use LOCAL SYSTEM authentication
  • Support editing advanced email settings from the Magnus Box desktop app

Enhancements:

  • More accurately display current backup job speed, by using a rolling 15s average instead of a whole-job average
  • Use orange color for warnings in the Recent Activity page, in the dashboard widgets, in email reports, and in the Magnus Box desktop app
  • Detect Linux distro to provide more detailed instructions if the client installer fails to find an installed xz decompressor
  •  Add optional “next scheduled job” column to Protected Item tables in the Magnus Box web interface
  • Support editing existing custom driver, file, folder, and command entries in the USB Recovery Media wizard
  • Automatically save and load previous settings for the WinRE USB Recovery Media builder
  • Automatically clean up packindex files if a consistency issue is detected, and during reindex operations
  • Reduce peak server load in Magnus Box Server by extending the reconnection time window for live device connections
  • Minor reduction in memory usage when loading data packs from the Storage Vault
  • Reduce memory usage in the Magnus Box desktop app when communicating with the background service
  • Reduce memory usage when uploading replacement index files during a Retention Pass
  • Reduce memory usage when loading index files from a Storage Vault
  • Improve performance of browsing files to restore from the Magnus Box web interface after opening the first directory
  • Improve performance when deleting single files from large directories within a past backup job snapshot
  • Improve performance when processing Storage Vaults containing a large number of snapshots
  • Improve performance of user profile operations if a Storage Vault contains a lot of shared data, by truncating deduplication analysis data

Fixes:

  • Fix an issue with “File already closed” error messages when using the Search feature in the Magnus Box desktop app
  • Fix a cosmetic issue with job ETA displaying as zero
  • Fix an issue with clicking segments of the homepage “Last 24 hours (Status)” chart in the Magnus Box web interface
  • Fix an issue with no longer copying header properties from job reports in the Magnus Box web interface
  • Fix a cosmetic issue with logged-in user accounts viewing the Download Software button in the Magnus Box web interface
  • Fix an issue with peak Magnus Box Server load by further staggering live connected device reconnection timers

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