A2 Release Notes 6.2 #8513

Alike v6.2.1 build 8513

Released: 1/25/2021

This is a bugfix rollup build containing many improvements. Any customers currently experiencing issues on a previous build are encouraged to upgrade.


  • Console menu option for A2 OS updates
  • Export job report to CSV


  • Added script to allow repair of broken/lost retention
  • Prevent duplicate maintenance/purge operations from running at the same time
  • Extend service stop wait timeout for very slow (usually S3) Offsite Vaults
  • Greatly reduce ABD locking collisions
  • Fix restore of metadata for guests with UEFI boot drives
  • Prevent/scavenge orphaned metadata jobs
  • Reduce occurrences of XAPI disconnections
  • Prevent rare backup commit timeout errors
  • Improve DB contention in jobs
  • Allow configurable WAL setting on various databases
  • Upgrade Java DB libraries

Known Issues

  • "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