What's New in Retrospect – Retrospect Backup 19 + Retrospect Virtual 2022 + Retrospect Cloud Storage

Versionshinweisen – Retrospect Virtual

Retrospect Virtual 2022 - 20230927. – 03. Oktober 2023

  • NewSupport of Microsoft SQL Server 2022
  • FixedFixed issue where cluster backup gets HTTP 409 error occasionally, error not shown in backup report
  • FixedFixed issue where cluster backup gets error “Failed to list path… Error 409 NoErrorCode"
  • FixedFixed issue where backup gets error “The parameter is incorrect”
  • FixedFixed issue where restore gets error. Reason = “Failed to import a virtual machine from a file. Error: The file or directory is corrupted and unreadable.”
  • FixedFixed issue where granular restore classified some of the eml files as folder; Restore failure due to “The directory name is invalid” error
  • FixedFixed issue where backup getting Error=“java.io.IOException: Fail to connect VM disk by VDDK library. Error=Unknown error Host = %Host_Address%"
  • FixedFixed issue where restore gets error “The system cannot find the file specified”
  • FixedFixed issue where granular restore gets “Fail to list file (The Volume does not contain a recognized file system … volume is not corrupted.)” mount error
  • FixedFixed issue where granular restore is slow comparing with v9.3
  • FixedFixed issue where run direct restore gets error “Migration failed… Error=Failed to suspend the virtual machine: Internal checkpoint error"
  • FixedFixed issue where unable to complete vCenter 6 first Restore Job
  • FixedFixed issue where failed to restore. Reason = “Session not found/Unknown error from class"

Retrospect Virtual 2022 - 20221202. – 19. Dezember 2022

  • NewSupport for Hyper-V 2022 Support
  • NewData Protection for Microsoft Teams for Microsoft 365/Office 365
  • ImprovedFaster Backups and Restores
  • ImprovedBackup Data Deduplication
  • FixedFixed issue where Hyper-V restore encountered “Network Problem...Reason = invalid distance code”
  • FixedFixed issue where VMWare Backup gave error 'Unknown error from class “java.lang.NullPointerException”'
  • FixedFixed issue where VMware Restore failed with “Throwable= [U] Fail to connect VM disk by VDDK library. Error=Unknown error”
  • FixedFixed issue where Hyper-V Backup encountered java.io.IOException: Error The system cannot find the file specified

Retrospect Virtual 2021 - 20211220. – 20. Dezember 2021

  • NewSupport for Windows Server 2022
  • NewSupport for Windows 11
  • FixedFixed API issue with SigV4 for S3-compatible storage locations
  • FixedFixed issue where backup set creation didn't complete for S3-compatible storage
  • FixedFixed issue where application was not responsive from mounted disk during Hyper-V Granular Restore
  • FixedFixed issue where restore UI was empty from mounted disk during Hyper-V Granular Restore
  • FixedFixed issue where VMware vCenter 6.7 Restore saw error “Failed to obtain symlink target for bfSymLink='[BackupFile][Version=10130][ClientPath=01..”

Retrospect Virtual 2021 - 20200525. – 25. Mai 2021

  • NewFaster Backup Speed: The initial backup is up to 300% faster, and incremental backups are up to 250% faster.
  • NewImproved Backup Server Performance: Optimized resource utilization (memory, CPU, cache) provide better performance with less resources required.
  • NewIncreased Security: Support for password age and complexity requirement for system and sub admin users and a new feature to prevent session hijacking by forcing a logout if the session IP changes.
  • NewDeeper Data Integrity: Automated and enhanced Data Integrity Checks to ensure data is never lost.
  • NewBroader Platform Support: Support for VMware ESXi and vCenter 7.0, Microsoft SQL Server 2019, Ubuntu 20.04 LTS, Oracle 19c, MariaDB.

Retrospect Virtual 2020 - 20201207. – 07. Dezember 2020

  • FixedFixed issue where VM virtual disk was inaccessible after restore for Hyper-V set
  • FixedFixed issue with performance of Hyper-V where Run Direct restore

Retrospect Virtual 2020 - 20200303. – 03. März 2020

  • NewManagement Console Integration
  • New50% Performance Improvement
  • NewSupport for Wasabi Cloud
  • NewSupport for Backblaze B2 Cloud
  • NewFlexible Licensing between VMware and Hyper-V

Retrospect Virtual 2019 - 20190305. – 05. März 2019

  • NewOffice 365 Protection
  • NewSupport for Windows Server 2019
  • NewSupport for Hyper-V 2019
  • NewSupport for VMware 6.7
  • NewSupport for Exchange 2019

Retrospect Virtual 2018 - 20181119. – 19. November 2018

  • FixedUnable to generate delta using CBT for Hyper-V Backup Set...."The number of CBT log files do not match the number of virtual machine 's preferred owners."
  • FixedFailed to generate delta file for Hyper-V Backup Set by using CBT. Reason = "Fail to parse offset -1 and the backup takes long time to complete"
  • FixedFail to CREATE/RESTORE 2016 Hyper-V Cluster Backup Set if a .vhds file is attached to VM in Hyper-V manager but DELETED/RENAMED
  • Fixed"Unable to generate delta using CBT..." is logged when using a Restored VM as backup source in 2016 Hyper-V Cluster Backup Set
  • FixedFail to restore VM with .vhds to ALTERNATE Location from the 2nd Destination in the destination list in 2016 Hyper-V Cluster Bkset
  • FixedHyper-V backup encounters ¡§Unexpected concurrent use of SharedBlockOutputStream...Total written size recorded in output stream does not match"

Retrospect Virtual 2018 - 20180904. – 04. September 2018

  • FixedFail to restore the VMware backup via feature "Granular Restore"
  • FixedHyper-V 2012 R2 VM backup is keep showing the message "Failed to upload file"
  • FixedFail to run VMware backup with erro "[erro] Skip backing up Virtual Machine"
  • FixedHyper-V 2012 R2 backup encountered "Attempting to perform the InitializeDefaultDrives o peration on the 'FileSystem' provider failed." error

Retrospect Virtual 2018 - 20180608. – 08. Juni 2018

  • FixedBackup user is created/Deleted unexpectedly if Admin/User create/delete account exit without saved and re-enter to click Save
  • FixedVMware Backup encounters "List VM Files. Error=File..... does not exist"
  • FixedVMware restore failed with "Deserialization failed" error
  • FixedHyper-V 2016 schedule backup error "Failed to take VM recovery checkpoint. Error = Object reference not set to an instance of an object"
  • FixedHyper-V 2012 backup with "Failed to generate delta file by using CBT. Reason = Log sequence incorrect..." and reupload full again
  • FixedVMware ESXi Restore "[Restorer.run] Path=xxx.vmdk Throwable= [F] [SFtpManager.getOutputStream.$1.close()] Failed to close 'xxx.vmdk' ERROR
  • FixedHyper-V 2012 backup with Failed to generate delta file by using CBT. Reason = Offset to change: xxx is over the disk size yyy
  • FixedHyper-V 2016 backup is stuck at downloading file list
  • FixedVMware restore job cannot be stopped properly when some files failed to upload when restore non-VDDK VM to ESXi server

Retrospect Virtual 2018 - 20180306. – 06. März 2018

  • NewManagement Console Replication
  • NewManagement Console Redirection
  • NewLinux Host Server Support
  • FixedUser Statistics Summary of multiple pages are displaying the same content
  • FixedAdd/Delete Backup User results in "Error = NULL" message prompts
  • FixedBetter error message for issue(s) encountered when restoring Hyper-V VM to alternate host
  • FixedUnable to perform Hyper-v 2012R2 Granular restore with "Fail to install "Virtual File System Driver" error
  • FixedHyper-V 2012R2 with Run Direct fails to start VM after restoring on another Hyper-v 2012R2
  • FixedHyper-V 2008R2 backup error “Cannot start shadow copy, reason =Failed to get VM State. Error = Invalid namespace”

Retrospect Virtual - 20170905. – 05. September 2017

  • NewGranular Restore for VMware and Hyper-V
  • FixedDigital Signature shown incorrect information
  • FixedvCenter backup fails with error "Reason = "Spooling file failed. "..." (Cannot remotely copy file from hypervisor (code 9205))."
  • FixedHyper-V 2012 Restore failed and the VM could not be booted into Windows
  • FixedFails to perform Hyper-V RunDirect Restore VMs on Hyper-V 2012R2

Known Issues

  • For this version, customers must export their data and uninstall the Management Console then install this build and import their data.

Retrospect Virtual - 20170515. – 15. Mai 2017

  • NewVMDK Replication
  • NewVMware Server 6.5 Support
  • NewHyper-V Server 2016 Support
  • NewWindows Server 2016 Support
  • FixedCannot restore Hyper-V guest to another Windows Hyper-V 2008 R2 SP1 host

Retrospect Virtual - 20170307. – 07. März 2017

  • NewProduct Launch