BOBcloud online backup change log (v8.3.0.30 Ahsay)

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Ahsay™ Cloud Backup Suite, v8.3.0.30 (25-November-2019)

AhsayOBM is a server OS
AhsayACB is a desktop OS

You are recommended to upgrade to this version if the enhancements or the bug fixes listed below are beneficial to you, or if you are backing up Office 365 environments. Otherwise, you may stay with your current version.

This release will contain the major features listed below.

How to upgrade the software on your device(s)

AhsayOBM / AhsayACB

Enhancement - OBM, Office 365 - Support Backup & Restore of Version History for Non-Files List items (ref: T-24104)
Enhancement - Support backup and restore site column - “External Data” of a site in Office 365 (ref: T-24112)
Enhancement - Support backup and restore site column - “Managed Metadata” of a site in Office 365 (ref: T-24114)
Enhancement - Support restore “List type PublishedFeed” of a site in Office 365 SharePoint Online (ref: T-24127)
Enhancement - Office 365 - Support listing Office 365 SSO (Single-Sign-On) accounts’ OneDrive & Personal Site data for backup/restore (ref: T-24140)
Enhancement - Support restore file of same filename / list item of the same GUID from 2 different users to the alternate Office 365 account (ref: T-24143)
Enhancement - Support to backup and restore document library (including OneDrive) items’ Share Link (Office 365 backup) (ref: T-24145)
Enhancement - Office 365 - Support backup and restore of OneDrive and SharePoint documents version history (ref: T-24148)
Enhancement - Handling for migrating DB index for multiple host backup set type (ref: T-24710)
Enhancement - Verify the checksum (sHexOfSHA256Hash) when OBM calling uploadFile for uploading block files (ref: T-25236)
Enhancement - Add “List View” of backup source page so that the deleted Office 365 backup source can be de-selected in CBS (ref: FBJ-446-95277, HET-417-55580, NWZ-638-45014, YSK-137-10586, T-23632)
Enhancement - Support Multi-Factor Authentication for Office 365 mailbox backup (ref: T-23445)
Bug fix - Failed to upload cached index file with reason “Failed to mirror directory” when storage quota exceeded (ref: T-24746)
Bug fix - OBM, Office 365 - When restoring from Chinese version Outlook to English version Outlook, new folder is created for Inbox (ref: T-24395)
Bug fix - The Office365 backup job is stuck on the process of “Downloading server file list (Office 365)… Completed” (ref: T-24125)
Bug fix - Office 365 backup error “[CloudFileSystem.createFile] Parent directory ‘Office 365/Users/xxx@yyy.com’ does not exist” (ref: BYQ-468-42829, T-24409)
Bug fix - OBM, CBS, Office 365 - If the account used to create backup set without application impersonal permission, error is returned when backup other user (ref: T-24129)
Bug fix - OBM, Office 365 - Restore site collection/personal site to a site with “denyAddAndCustomizePages = true” settings hit access denied warnings (ref: T-24132)
Bug fix - Office 365 - When restoring Public Folder mail to the original location, New mail is restored and not overwriting the existing mail (ref: T-24134)
Bug fix - Office 365 - When restoring a list to alternate office 365 account, the name of the list restored in that office 365 account is wrong (ref: T-24136)
Bug fix - Office 365 - If delete one file from SharePoint during backup, other files in same directory are NOT backed up and errors are returned (ref: T-24138)
Bug fix - OneDrive for Business Cloud File backup “xxx does not exist”&“Failed to getInputStream of file xxx Failed to obtain FileAttribute, sPath” error (ref: T-24118)
Bug fix - OBM, Office 365 - Unable to expand Site Collections node when there are over >5000 sites (ref: T-24120)
Bug fix - OBM Exchange MailLevel Backup error = Target is not a file, sParent=Indbakke, sName… (ref: T-24106)
Bug fix - Office 365 SharePoint “Run on Server” Restore flagged warning status “Cannot convert a primitive value to the expected type ‘Edm.DateTime’…” (ref: T-24116)

Backup Destination

Enhancement - Support Amazon S3 Regions - Asia Pacific (Hong Kong) (ref: T-24122)
Enhancement - Support Backblaze B2 as a cloud source (ref: T-24193)
Enhancement - Support wasabi cloud storage for destination and Cloud File backup source (ref: T-24705)
Enhancement - Remove Amazon Cloud Drive from new destination (ref: T-24940)
Enhancement - Support Amazon S3 Storage Class - INTELLIGENT_TIERING and ONEZONE_IA (ref: T-23814)
Enhancement - Support Aliyun Bucket Region - London 英国(伦敦)(oss-eu-west-1) (CBS) (ref: T-23054)
Enhancement - Support of Amazon S3 Region - EU (Stockholm) region (CBS) (ref: T-23051)
Enhancement - Support Amazon S3 Regions - Asia Pacific (Osaka-Local) (ref: T-23316)
Enhancement - Support Backblaze B2 Cloud Storage (ref: MKC-369-90385, T-15975)
Enhancement - Backblaze B2 Cloud Storage as Replication storage in CBS (ref: RFO-895-40915, T-16257)
Enhancement - Support Amazon S3 Regions - China (Ningxia) on OBC & CBS (ref: T-21831, T-21812)
Bug fix - OBM Backup to Standard Destination “OneDrive for Business” returned with error “The request has been throttled” (ref: T-24515)

Deployment

Enhancement - Installer to check maintenance validity before upgrade from old version (ref: T-24300)
Enhancement - Bundle New dummy SSL certificate which will expire on 3-Jan-2024 in v8.3 (ref: T-25195)
Bug fix - Unable to install QNAP OBM with HTTP & HTTPS connectors where the first connector in the list is an HTTP connector (ref: SCJ-355-29681, T-23694)

File backup

Enhancement - Generated temp directory path according to backup set OS (ref: BUW-856-89232, T-23325)

License / Billing module

Enhancement - License interchangeable for MS HyperV / VMware, NAS - QNAP / NAS - Synology and Office 365 add-on modules quota (ref: T-23162, T-23321)

AhsayOBM / AhsayACB

General / Miscellaneous
Enhancement - Support OBM on FreeBSD 11.3 (ref: T-24648)
Enhancement - Add checking of VMware Tools version to 10.3.5 to avoid App crash with Java 1.8 (ref: T-23194)
Enhancement - Retry Logic, supporting resumable uploading/downloading files between CBS and OBC (ref: T-23292)
Enhancement - CBS, OBC - Cleanup unnecessary job block folders for ADVANCED retention policy (ref: T-23724)
Enhancement - Implement a tool for a brief scan which backup set contains two or more migrate v6 CSV files (ref: T-23778)
Bug fix - OBM UI & Service could not be started “Error 1067: The process terminated unexpectedly” after upgraded to v8.1.0.50, causes backup not working (ref: EMR-841-70016, VRX-394-40311, T-23449)
Bug fix - OBM - Align add and update user contact logic on OBM with CBS (ref: T-22783)
Bug fix - Change user settings on OBM which without latest user info will cause newer backup sets being removed (ref: HPR-450-86346, T-24921)
Bug fix - OBM will not update the backup status of a previous backup job if the previous job do not have terminated properly (ref: ADP-490-27615, T-24005)

Restore / Decrypt

Enhancement - Performance tuning of delta merging speed during restoration (ref: T-19046)
Bug fix - OBM, VMware - When performing VMware Run Direct restore on ESXi Ubuntu VM, a warning is hit (ref: T-24391)
Bug fix - OBM - Fail to perform manual migrate of VMware and Hyper-V backup set with no response when clicking “Manage Run Direct Virtual Machines” (ref: T-24854)
Bug fix - Unable to restore folders with trailing space backed up by Windows (ref: JCK-261-28694, T-24901)
Bug fix - OBM could not restore data from backed up mailboxes (Exchange mailbox backupset) (ref: KYA-485-82086, T-24320)
Bug fix - Slow Restoration Speed. “Unexpected IOException, error=[ObsManager.getInputStream] Target is not a file.” (ref: XZS-821-95913, T-24452)
Bug fix - Fail to restore data from file backup set and the OBM client application is returning the message as the Encryption key is incorrect (ref: OIA-708-83464, T-23695)

Hyper-V

Enhancement - Enhance to create minimal size delta file by using CBT for the Hyper-V VM (ref: T-23595)
Bug fix - OBM, Hyper-V - After removing the original VM from the Hyper-V Manager, restore completed with error [GetVirtualHardDiskSettingData] (ref: T-23836)
Bug fix - OBM, Hyper-V - When backup .vhdx files with Non-English characters (e.g Korean), backup error Reason = “Disk … does not exist” is logged (ref: T-23817)
Bug fix - OBM, Hyper-V - When restoring VM with .iso attached, restore error “Reason = “Failed to import a virtual machine from a file….” is hit (ref: T-23820)
Bug fix - OBM, Hyper-V - When “Host Component” is selected and restore to original location, ”[NullPointerException] null“ error is logged (ref: T-23821)
Bug fix - OBM, Hyper-V - When run direct restore job failed with error, the next restore job will hit “Another job is still running. Restore stopped.” (ref: T-23822)
Bug fix - OBM, Hyper-V - Unable to create Hyper-V backup set with “Access is denied” error pop up (ref: T-24224)
Bug fix - OBM, Hyper-V Cluster, MSExchange DAG - Backup job hits “Virtual machine / Database does not exist” warning after upgraded from v8.1 to v8.2.4.0 (ref: T-25070)

MS Exchange Mail

Bug fix - OBM Exchange MailLevel Backup error = Target is not a file, sParent=Indbakke, sName… (ref: XEI-817-36874, T-24107)
Bug fix - Fail to run Exchange Mail Level Backup with a warning “E-mail Account Not Available” (ref: XNU-699-59723, T-23407)
Bug fix - Fail to run Exchange Mail Level backup with “Insufficient permissions to the mailbox ERROR=MAPI_E_FAILONEPROVIDER” error (ref: SXG-424-12444, T-22342)

MS Exchange Server

Bug fix - Unable to perform Exchange Log backup in Mounted Volume with “\?\Volume{4b488f8b-0000-0000-0000-100000000000}\ is not directory” error (ref: ZML-344-90349, T-23503)
Bug fix - In Exchange DAG mail level backup sets, mails are backed up in multiple DAG nodes even database is activated in 1 node only (ref: WIZ-571-53117, T-23889)
Bug fix - OBM, Exchange DAG, HyperV Cluster - Show empty restore tree for v6 Exchange Server DAG and Hyper-V Cluster backup sets after stage 1 is completed (ref: T-25160)

MS SQL Server

Enhancement - Find if there is another value (e.g. LSN - Last sequence number) as an indicator to check if full backup required for MSSQL (ref: T-22867)

Office365

Enhancement - Support Multi-Factor Authentication for Office 365 mailbox backup (ref: KXG-650-60164, QWP-215-85771, T-23446)
Enhancement - OBM, Office 365 - Support restore checked out/ checked in file to OneDrive and Document Library when require check out setting is enabled (ref: T-24396)
Enhancement - Support to create a site collection for Office 365 SharePoint Online (ref: T-24531)
Bug fix - Office 365 backup error ”[CloudFileSystem.createFile] Parent directory ‘Office 365/Users/xxx@yyy.com’ does not exist“ (ref: BYQ-468-42829, T-24408)
Bug fix - OBC O365 SharePoint Backup cannot backup emoji and get error … Cannot open file “xxx.eml”. 500 Internal Server Error (ref: KCT-270-62506, T-24406)
Bug fix - OBM, Office 365 - When restoring from Chinese version Outlook to English version Outlook, new folder is created for Inbox (ref: T-24394)
Bug fix - OBM, Office 365 - When restoring OneDrive data to Windows local computer, Missing Raw Files error for .ldi file shows in restore logs (ref: T-24103)

Others

Bug fix - Unable to perform Windows System Backup when Temporary Directory is set to a password protected network drive (ref: YLC-579-13529, T-23517)
Bug fix - OBM v7.17.0.50 Oracle 11g database backup on Windows 2012 R2 completes with error “Unknown backup SPFile exception” (ref: QEW-278-25146, T-24086)

VMware

Enhancement - Support VMware ESXi (RunDirect to different file system of datastore) (ref: KJC-822-28797, T-22177)
Bug fix - OBM, VMWare - Fail to run direct restore VMWare ESXi backup set with Error=[BackupSet.getBackupSeparator] Unclassified backup set type (ref: T-24911)

Backup Destination

Enhancement - Support Backblaze B2 cloud storage (ref: AEA-600-60938, JTW-830-35386, MME-211-10211, ZIA-412-17637, T-15329)
Enhancement - Support Amazon S3 Regions - Asia Pacific (Osaka-Local) (ref: T-23315)
Enhancement - Support of Amazon S3 Region - EU (Stockholm) region (OBC) (ref: T-23053)
b- Support Aliyun Bucket Region - London 英国(伦敦)(oss-eu-west-1) (OBC) (ref: T-23055)
Enhancement - Set the checksum (sHexOfSHA256Hash) when calling getOutputStream to OBS Destination (ref: T-25233)
Enhancement - Remove Amazon Cloud Drive from new destination (OBM NAS) (ref: T-25052)
Enhancement - Remove Amazon Cloud Drive from new destination (ref: T-24962)
Enhancement - Support wasabi cloud storage for destination and Cloud File backup source (ref: T-24706)
Bug fix - OBM Backup to Standard Destination “OneDrive for Business” returned with error “The request has been throttled” (ref: SNX-936-30733, T-24514)
Bug fix - OBM file backup to Google Cloud Storage “Failed to access destination “Google Cloud Storage USA”. Reason=“javax.net.ssl.SSLHandshakeException” (ref: IUR-104-75839, T-24423)

File backup

Enhancement - Create a new backup job end status “BS_STOP_BY_MODULE_QUOTA_EXCEEDED” for the module quota exceeded (ref: T-24457)
Enhancement - CBS, OBM - Enhance information in the delete message when running retention policy / space freeing up and remove files out of retention (ref: T-25192)
Bug fix - OBM - When performing backup / applying filter on the hard drive, “Backup source/Filter top directory…does not exist” warning is displayed (ref: T-25042)
Bug fix - When restore 2nd backup job performed in v6 OBM, ”[CloudFileSystem.getInputStream] Failed to obtain InputStream for path” error is logged (ref: T-24778)
Bug fix - OBM file backup crashes and generates large size .mdmp files in the bin folder causing the system drive C: become out of space (ref: NRU-747-54701, T-24763)
Bug fix - CBS, OBM - When running retention policy, unnecessary job block folders with no bak files are not removed (ref: T-24845)
Bug fix - OBM Mac backup Error=“java.io.IOException: Cannot get extended attribute of path…Unknown Error(ErrorCode:1) at com.ahsay.ani.util.MacUtil… (ref: WHD-487-86585, T-24484)
Bug fix - Add a warning message if the user tried to exit in DIC test mode result page (ref: ULC-850-96444, T-24262)
Bug fix - Backup job is completed successfully even the local predefined destination do not exist (ref: AQY-461-60457, T-22111)
Bug fix - Backups fail and caused index issues, some files not restorable since upgrading to v8.1.0.50 on OSX 10.13.4 (ref: OUZ-521-60946, PDN-224-10230, T-23588)
Bug fix - Mac OS X OBM File backup Throwable=[Bptree.KeyRangeIterator.hasNext] Error=[ABlock.parse] Cannot parse file error cannot be fixed by DIC (ref: URC-602-87364, T-23556)

Operating Systems

Enhancement - Support OBM on FreeBSD 12 (ref: T-22889)
Enhancement - Support OBM on Ubuntu 19.04 (ref: T-23712)
Enhancement - Support OBM on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 (ref: T-23917)
Bug fix - Scheduled backup cannot be run when windows username is in Korean (ref: AAC-305-71260, T-23957)
Bug fix - OBM v7.17.2.2 on CentOS 7.5 GUI (GNOME) Korean Language not displayed properly (ref: T-24748)
Bug fix - OBM - Unable to run backupset in FreeBSD 32bit, ”[SQLException] Error opening connection, database path: …“ occurred (ref: T-25147)

Synology / QNAP OBM

Enhancement - Support of QNAP NAS TS-251+ (ref: AQI-509-66105, CGD-819-83238, T-23948)
Enhancement - Upload correct computer info of NAS (Synology and QTS) when logging start backup to server (ref: T-24456)
Enhancement - Support of QNAP NAS TS-253A (ref: PVT-769-90382, T-24417)
Enhancement - Build OpenJDK JRE 1.8 for QNAP with CPU armv7 32bit (hard-float) model (ref: TBB-234-87893, T-23447)
Enhancement - Support of QNAP TS-1079 PRO (ref: YWM-117-55087, T-22918)
Enhancement - Add show / hide “Save password” option by “custom.xml” (NAS) (ref: T-23802)
Bug fix - Synology backup error [d] [c.S3AWS4Manager.bucketExists] Give up retry, retried 29 time(s). Error: java.net.SocketException: Broken pipe (ref: LFR-879-26410, T-23760)
Bug fix - OBM Scheduler on QNAP NAS is disabled but the scheduled backup job still runs (ref: WKI-861-65978, T-23761)
Bug fix - Cannot install OBM on QNAP TS-231P (32bit ARM CPU) by returning “Error 6: Unexpected Error” (ref: NMO-171-19765, PHX-294-77009, T-23554)
Bug fix - Cannot install OBM on DS114 (DSM 6.2.1) with error “The JVM provided is invalid, please verify.” (ref: FSR-132-49898, T-23602)
Bug fix - OBM could not create backupset on QNAP NAS and showed a blank blue box (ref: GAS-921-74202, ZFR-501-61901, T-24567)
Bug fix - OBM, Synology - When backup folder source on Synology DS715, OBM WuiService stopped (ref: T-24943)
Bug fix - OBM, NAS - When saving changes of browser type related destination (e.g. Google Drive) in NAS, unable to save with loading screen or error message (ref: T-25188)

Translation

Enhancement - Translation of 8.3 new properties (ref: T-24851)
Bug fix - OBC Spanish translation request (ref: IWP-518-66092, T-24529)
Bug fix - Dutch translation issue on terms “Last” (ref: GPX-370-69228, T-24150)
Bug fix - OBM missing french translation on some parts during backup set creation (ref: PNJ-911-98507, T-19579)
Bug fix - CBS / OBM German Translation is missing on some places and some spelling mistakes is found (ref: WRQ-730-72227, T-19621)

User experiences

Enhancement - Cleanup unnecessary job block folders if no actionable data remains in the blocks data folder (ref: COT-132-85200, GVV-913-67241, IKA-369-34782, JVH-645-79771, TOW-823-61625, YNU-649-79505, T-21145)
Enhancement - OBM Support 2-factor authentication login (ref: T-22803)
Enhancement - Supress log4j message when running OBC batch files (ref: NFO-705-40615, OZW-482-66400, PXZ-557-90014, VMM-247-33047, ZOD-690-36876, T-22988)
Enhancement - Add empty checking of host and password for VMware settings when creating backup set (ref: T-23730)
b- OBM v7.12.2.2 the system tray notification message for backup job status is not aligned with message on the UI or backup report (ref: T-24505)
Enhancement - Enhance the usability of backup set listing page with sorting (ref: T-24453)
Bug fix - OBM v7.17.2.2 when the login credentials for Windows User Authentication are incorrect the error message is duplicated (ref: T-24496)
Bug fix - OBM - When click Previous button on the “Restore items from Users/Site Collections” page at Decrypt for Office 365 backupset, error was prompted (ref: T-25007)
Bug fix - OBM v7.17.2.2 Incorrect Korean Translation (ref: T-25008)
Bug fix - OBM v7.17.2.2 change the OBM/ACB login error messages to improve security (ref: T-25150)
Bug fix - Backup End Status in UI and SystemTray one do NOT match for Korean (ref: T-23729)