Magnus Box Version 22.11.0 – Feature Release

Magnus Box version 22.11.0 is now available!

Changelog

22.11.0 (2022-11-30)
Changes compared to 22.8.0

Important Notice

  • Remove support for running the Magnus Box backup client on Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, and macOS 10.10 “Yosemite”. The new minimum version is Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, and macOS 10.11 “El Capitan”

Feature:

  • New design for the dashboard screen in the Magnus Box desktop app
  • Support Magnus Box for macOS on Apple Silicon (M1 / M2)
  • Support Gradient MSP as a PSA platform.
    • Gradient MSP is an external service that allows you to sync user account data and backup job error alerts into many RMM/PSA systems including ConnectWise, Autotask, Kaseya, Syncro, Pulseway RMM, HaloPSA and more. For more information, please see https://support.meetgradient.com/comet-backup
  • Added a top-level download button to the navigation bar on the Magnus Box web interface
  • Added the ability to duplicate Protected Items in the Magnus Box desktop app
  • Added copy to clipboard button for 365 azure setup process
  • MSSQL backups can now be restored directly into MSSQL Server
  • Added ability to restore MySQL backups directly into a MySQL server, without spooling

Enhancements:

  • Improve performance of Disk Image backup on drives with large amounts of free space sectors
  • Added “copy to clipboard” button for the Office 365 setup process
  • Improved TLS ciphersuite selection in Comet Server’s built-in HTTPS server
  • Devices running Windows Vista or Windows Server 2008 RTM are no longer eligible ‘high power’ devices for preferential retention passes
  • Minor improvements to performance and memory usage
  • Increased job history lookup speed for servers with many user profiles
  • Various improvements to the Magnus Box web interface’s UI
  • Reduce filesize for downloading the Magnus Box installer for Windows
  • Reduce maximum concurrent installer generations to one less than the number of CPU cores, to prevent large Bulk Update Campaigns from slowing down the Magnus Box Server
  • Cosmetic redesign the Search dialog in the Magnus Box desktop app to use a wizard, allowing easier back navigation

Fixes:

  • Fix an issue with Missed backup jobs only creating a SEVT_JOB_STARTED event message without any corresponding SEVT_JOB_FINISHED