A2 Release Notes 6.1 #8248

Alike v6.1 build 8248

Released: 6/19/2019

A stabilization update. All A2 customers are encouraged to upgrade to this build.

Features and Improvements

  • Improve ABD IP conflict detection
  • Improve Service state visibility in the UI
  • Vault jobs will honor parent backup job settings for email only on errors
  • Add an About page for quick reference

Bug Fixes

  • Fixes crash when re-attaching existing ODS storage
  • Fixes potential Hyper-V replication failures
  • Suppress harmless errors about duplicate timestamps in GFS
  • Various improvements to log messages to help clarify issues
  • SMB1 supported (although not recommended)
  • CBT jobs no longer skip blocks known to be missing or damaged (to allow healing)
  • Enumeration now fixes VMs associated with missing host UUIDs (typically from XenServer upgrades)
  • Journal re-validation now occurs after vaults complete
  • Q-Hybrid "crash" no longer occurs, underlying error cause clarified
  • Automatically repair corrupted DB journals on startup
  • Changing logging to DEBUG no longer cancels all active vault jobs
  • "Recent Failure Rate" now takes into account errors when VM backups never start, and vault errors
  • Dashboard usage graph now correctly reflects all backups per day

Known Issues

  • SSL authentication to XenServer option does not work
  • "alike" user for RestoreFS does not always change password properly
  • LVM file-level restore not supported for RestoreFS (full restores are supported)
  • Deleting an entire VM from the UI will remove it to be lost from any configured jobs
  • Dashboard graph empty on first day after initial install and setup