Magnus Box Version 20.2.0 Quarterly Update 4 months ago

20.2.0

Magnus Box version 20.2.0 is now available. We will begin pushing the update to the servers and endpoints on 3/7/2020. We do not expect any downtime with this patch. We will also take this time to perform general server maintenance.

Changelog

20.2.0 (2020-2-26)
Changes compared to 19.11.1

Feature:

  • Periodic schedule type
  • Show upcoming schedule times when configuring a new scheduled time, in Magnus Box and in the Magnus Box web interface
  • Support deleting files/folders from inside a past backup job snapshot
  • Support custom parameters for MySQL backup
  • Support remotely deleting historic backup snapshots from the Magnus Box web interface
  • Option to allow backup jobs to have Success status even if they didn’t back up any files
  • Retrieve detailed operating system version, shown on the Connected Devices page in the Magnus Box web interface

Enhancements:

  • Allow choosing the default policy for new user accounts in the Magnus Box web interface
  • More clearly display default policy badge when viewing a single policy in the Magnus Box web interface
  • Update Croatian translation
  • Allow more intermediate backup jobs to occur between retention passes without warning if retention passes are still running frequently
  • Allow choosing the default policy for new user accounts in the Magnus Box web interface
  • Automatically select default policy when creating a new user account in the Magnus Box web interface
  • Simplify the schedule editor dialog by hiding unused options instead of greying them out, in Magnus Box and in the Magnus Box web interface
  • Support importing periodic daily schedules from Ahsay v6
  • Support preserving any customized LOCAL SYSTEM user account for Delegate service when upgrading from 19.11.1 or later
  • Add extra warning if the Storage Vault size decreases unexpectedly during a backup job
  • Add banner warning to the Vault Analysis dialog in the Magnus Box web interface if the information is definitely outdated
  • Add Version column to job history tables in the Magnus Box desktop app
  • Add hover tooltip to “outdated” badge showing outdated version number, on the Recent Activity page in the Magnus Box web interface
  • Show free disk space in Magnus Box Backup interface
  • Include the total retry duration in retried error messages
  • A minor reduction in web browser memory usage when browsing the Magnus Box web interface
  • Improve performance of logging large job reports
  • Improve detection of Synology DSM operating systems on the Connected Devices page in the Magnus Box web interface
  • Cosmetic display Linux distribution icon on the Connected Devices page in the Magnus Box web interface
  • More clearly display default policy badge when viewing a single policy in the Magnus Box web interface
  • Wait longer to start backup jobs if the Storage Vault is currently undergoing an exclusive retention pass

Fixes:

  • Fix an issue with not enforcing policy file exclusions that are specifically for the Windows x86_64 platform
  • Fix an issue with unclear error messages when xcrun fails to perform notarization of a Magnus Box macOS installer using SSH
  • Fix a cosmetic issue with using “Save” instead of “Create” text when creating a new policy

Misc:

  • Magnus Box now requires TLS1.2 for HTTPS connections, for improved PCI compliance. Windows Server 2008 users may be required to install KB4019276.
  • Magnus Box for macOS now requires OS X 10.10 Yosemite or higher (increased from 10.9 Mavericks)
  • Remove IE8 support for the Magnus Box web interface
  • The Magnus Box uninstaller on macOS was moved to the Resources subdirectory of the `.app` package, to comply with Apple TN2206.

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