Magnus Box Version 19.8.0 Quarterly Update 11 months ago

Magnus Box Version 19.8.0

Magnus Box version 19.8.0 is now available. We will begin pushing the update to the servers and endpoints on 9/7/2019. We do not expect any downtime with this patch. We will also take this time to perform general server maintenance.

Changelog

19.8.0 (2019-09-01)
Changes compared to 19.5.3

Feature:

  • Support “login as user” advanced action when viewing a user’s detail page as an administrator from the Magnus Box web interface
  • Support bulk-adding multiple user accounts from CSV in the Magnus Box web interface
  • Support direct hotlinks to client software downloads
  • Support searching for jobs based on report line count, report byte size
  • Support canceling backup jobs from the Magnus Box web interface when logged in as an end-user
  • Updated Russian translation
  • Option to choose whether to overwrite files when restoring
  • Option to perform a download-only restore, without saving restored files, for test purposes
  • Option to restore to Program Input
  • Option to restore multiple files as a streaming tar file
  • Mark stopped backup jobs as new “Running (revived)” status when receiving new progress information for a stopped job

Enhancements:

  • Improve performance for incremental backup jobs
  • Run regular analysis passes, zero-cleanup retention passes even if retention policy is “Keep Forever”, after a few weeks
  • Improve performance for incremental backup jobs
  • Improve the performance of finding parent snapshot for deduplication at the start of a backup job
  • Improve performance of preparing to save files on Local Path storage in Magnus Box
  • Improve performance of backing up uncompressible filetypes
  • Optimize Magnus Box on Windows in regards to performance with Windows Defender
  • Prompt for Account Name and Email Address (optional) when creating new users in the Magnus Box web interface
  • Automatically use custom hardware/software VSS providers
  • Add a message to the job log if a Storage Vault operation takes too long to finalize
  • Load Storage Vault’s current retention into the dialog when changing a Protected Item’s retention policy away from the default
  • Allow searching backup jobs by job end time in the Magnus Box web interface
  • Allow extra decimal place when configuring a limited upload speed on a backup schedule
  •  Cosmetic redesign the Live Connected Device Actions dialog in the Magnus Box web interface
  • “Prevent creating new Protected Item” policy option settings in the Magnus Box web interface
  • Set job end time when marking a job as Abandoned status
  • Support “TB” as a drop-down option for the “All Protected Items” quota on the User detail page in the Magnus Box web interface

Fixes:

  • Fix an issue with unnecessarily re-reading backup file content in some situations, causing slower performance
  • Fix an issue with excess temporary open file handles if network conditions caused file load retry
  • Fix an issue with slow performance of incremental backup jobs of the drive root if VSS is enabled
  • Fix an issue with the Vault Analysis dialog crashing in the Magnus Box web interface
  • Fix an issue with not cleaning up old Abandoned jobs that exceed the configured age limit, if they were created prior to Magnus Box 19.6.x
  • Fix an issue with automatic logins to Magnus Box
  • Fix an issue with not properly excluding dropbox cache placeholder files on Windows
  • Fix a cosmetic issue with missing text in the View dropdown on the Vault Analysis dialog in the Magnus Box web interface

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