Magnus Box Version 20.8.0 Quarterly Update 4 weeks ago

Magnus Box version 20.8.0 is now available. We will begin pushing the update to the servers and endpoints on 8/29/2020. We do not expect any downtime with this quarterly feature release.

Changelog

20.8.0 (2020-08-24)
Changes compared to 20.5.0

Feature:

  • Disk Image backup support (Bare Metal)
  • USB Recovery Media creation tool
  • Updated translations for German, Spanish, French, Hebrew, Croatian, Italian, Dutch, Portuguese (Brazil), Portuguese (Europe), and Russian
  • Option to quickly select common backup source paths when creating new Protected Items in the Magnus Box desktop app. This currently includes Desktop, Documents, Downloads, Music, Pictures, Videos, Favorites, Outlook, and Windows Mail
  • New design for progress bars and running jobs in the Magnus Box desktop app, to help make actions more discoverable
  • Policy option to add default Protected Items for new devices
  • Policy option to add default schedules for new Protected Items
  • Support viewing and basic editing of Hyper-V and Application-Aware Writer Protected Items in the Magnus Box web interface
  • Support restoring files as zip / tar / tar.gz / SquashFS archive format
  • Option to reset a customer’s 2FA from the Actions menu in the Magnus Box web interface
  • Option to connect to Microsoft SQL Server using 32-bit OLEDB instead of native bitness
  • Show the number of users using the corresponding policy in group policy page in the Magnus Box web interface

Enhancements:

  • Cosmetic redesign of the Protected Item type selector
  • Support additional archive format options (zip / tar / tar.gz) when restoring files into Program Input
  • Show exact size tooltip when restoring files in the Magnus Box desktop app
  • Show file type icons when editing Files and Folders Protected Items in the Magnus Box desktop app
  • Show checkboxes when choosing files to restore in the Magnus Box desktop app
  • Add diagnostic log message if wbadmin backup fails because the spool location has no free disk space remaining
  • Try to use Microsoft Edge (Chromium) instead of IE as the rendering engine for the embedded Help page in the Magnus Box desktop app
  • Preserve all progress bars for any background job operations after restarting the Magnus Box desktop app
  • Default to “Select files” when choosing files to restore in the Magnus Box desktop app
  • Minor memory reduction in the Magnus Box desktop app interface process
  • Rename terminology for “Dismiss EFS warning” and “Simulate restore only”
  • Cosmetic change the Microsoft SQL Server Protected Item settings layout to match other MySQL and MongoDB types
  • Cosmetic add icons to Protected Items and Storage Vaults when managing a Policy in the Magnus Box web interface
  • Cosmetic hide unavailable Protected Item types on macOS in the Magnus Box desktop app

Fixes:

  • Fix an issue with producing an error instead of a warning if a special application path (e.g. Outlook, Windows Mail) was selected for backup but not found on the PC

Misc:

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