Magnus Box Version 19.11.0 Quarterly Update 2 months ago

Magnus Box version 19.11.0 is now available. We will begin pushing the update to the servers and endpoints on 12/21/2019. We do not expect any downtime with this patch. We will also take this time to perform general server maintenance.

Changelog

19.11.0 (2019-12-21)
Changes compared to 19.8.3

Feature:

  • Update German translation
  • MongoDB Protected Item type
  • Search files for restore
  • Support customizing the Magnus Box web interface session timeout
  • Support custom Windows authentication credentials for Microsoft SQL Server backups
  • Update German translation
  • Update Croatian translation
  • Support searching job properties by regular expression
  • Support importing “Windows Server System State” and “Windows System Backup” Protected Items from Ahsay v6

Enhancements:

  • Improve performance of searching files for restore in the Magnus Box desktop app
  • Cosmetic enhancement for the loading animation in the Magnus Box desktop app
  • Support importing exclusion rules and regular expressions from File backupsets in Ahsay v6
  • Support more file type icons when browsing files in the Magnus Box web interface
  • Support editing existing MySQL include rules in the Magnus Box web interface
  • Jobs stopped by timeout now use Cancelled status instead of Error status
  • Avoid retention passes for canceled backup jobs (including jobs stopped by exceeding time limit), allowing chunk history to accumulate when jobs have a restricted time window
  • Verify job database integrity during Magnus Box Server startup
  • Restore jobs of zero files now use Warning status; Backup jobs of zero files now use Error status
  • Set a better default timezone for newly created accounts in the Magnus Box web interface
  • Hide the feature to add multiple user accounts in bulk, unless “Advanced Options” is enabled in the Magnus Box web interface
  • Apply branded color to the web browser interface (supported by e.g. Chrome for Android)
  • Extend “Browse files” support in the Magnus Box web interface restore dialog to include when non-specific “latest” snapshot was selected
  • Expand “all instances” when importing Microsoft SQL Server backupsets from Ahsay v6
  • Add extra log message context when importing settings from other products
  • A general reduction in memory usage
  • Reduce memory usage during retention pass
  • Improve performance for some job metadata and job log storage operations
  • Improve the performance of the “prefer temporary files instead of RAM” option by up to 20%
  • Improve performance of searching files for restore in the Magnus Box desktop app
  • Clean up temporary upload files inside Storage Vault during retention pass
  • Cosmetic enhancement for the loading animation in the Magnus Box desktop app
  • Cosmetic redesign MySQL settings area
  • Cosmetic redesign homepage quota charts when logging in to the Magnus Box web interface as a user
  • Cosmetic redesign interface for picking snapshot for restore in the Magnus Box web interface
  • Cosmetic redesign box outline style in the Magnus Box web interface

Fixes:

  • Fix an issue with low limit handles in Magnus Box for Linux
  • Fix an issue with Magnus Box not retrying final API call to set the backup job status
  • Fix an issue with inconsistent error handling when loading timezone databases in Magnus Box and Magnus Box server
  • Fix an issue with selecting maximum size filters in the Search dialog in the Magnus Box desktop app
  • Fix a cosmetic issue with truncated main navigation in the Magnus Box desktop app when using some non-English languages
  • Fix a cosmetic issue with using English names for Portuguese locales
  • Fix a cosmetic issue with not repositioning the loading spinner animation when resizing a window in the Magnus Box desktop app
  • Fix a cosmetic issue with help tooltips and resize behavior in the Search dialog in the Magnus Box desktop app
  • Fix a cosmetic issue with blank areas when switching an existing Protected Item to Microsoft SQL Server type in the Magnus Box web interface
  • Fix a cosmetic issue with unsorted device lists in the Magnus Box desktop app

Misc:

  • Renew our company’s codesigning certificate for Windows. This may cause temporary SmartScreen popups for 1-2 weeks while reputation is rebuilt
  • Hide Android ‘coming soon’ message in the Magnus Box web interface, as this doesn’t need to be customer-facing at this stage

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