Backupify/Datto SaaS Protection: Release notes

Follow

Topic

This article contains all software release notes for Datto SaaS Protection/Backupify 2.0 from 2017 to the present. The latest updates appear first.

Environment

  • Datto SaaS Protection/Backupify 2.0 for G Suite
  • Datto SaaS Protection/Backupify 2.0 for Office 365

Description

Index

2020

Previous years

Releases

Release 2020-08-05

Version 9.12.0

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue that prevented O365 Team services from being archived correctly when their group no longer existsResolved an issue that caused the Last Date Fully Protected field to display the wrong date
  • Fixed a display issue that prevented users from clicking into reporting from the status page when backups are not fully protected

Release 2020-07-16

Version 9.11.0

Improvements

  • Removed the Export button for MS Tasks

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue causing Google Drive data to be missing in the UI
  • Various bug fixes and enhancements

Release 2020-07-07

Version 9.10.0

Improvements

  • Clarified user protection by changing the Users Backed Up in 24hrs column on the Backupify/Datto SaaS Protection 2.0 Status page to read Users Fully Protected (24hrs)
  • Added a tooltip describing the Last 10 Days backup reporting function on the Backupify/Datto SaaS Protection 2.0 Status page

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an error causing the Customer Overview page to time out for customers with a large number of users
  • Resolved an error in which Google Calendar backups would fail with the error: "EventUpdateStateException"
  • Fixed an infinite loop error in Google Calendar backups for users who own more than ten domain shared calendars
  • Resolved an issue causing backup runs to fail with the error: "DeadlineTimeoutException"
  • Fixed an error in the Teams Calendars UI in which the Organizer field displayed the Team owner instead of the event organizer.
  • Fixed an issue causing a "NoSuchFileException" error on Google Calendar exports when cleaning up the 'Calendar Attachments' folder

Release 2020-06-23

Version 9.9.0

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue preventing G Suite calendar exports containing all-day events from being imported back to Google (BFYLEGO-5209)
  • Resolved an issue where files under the "shared with me" hierarchy were not being exported, or not appearing in the UI (BFYLEGO-6228), (BFYLEGO-6163)
  • Fixed an issue stopping Site pages from publishing after they are restored into their associated SharePoint Sites (BFYLEGO-6029)
  • Resolved an issue in which the number of files showing as "never backed up" was greater than the total number of active services (BFYLEGO-6221)
  • Fixed an issue where the license cap would not change to the new value after being edited in the UI

Version 9.8.0

Improvements

  • Services Successfully Backed Up information now displays on the Backup Status page in the GUI.

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue causing Gsuite Exports to fail with the errors "NoSuchItemException" & "IOException"

Release 2020-06-11

Version 9.7.0

Bug fixes

  • Fixed an issue where users who had protected SharePoint sites on Site Management 1.0 before conversion to Site Management 2.0 experienced duplicated seat totals on the beta SaaS Protection Status Page.

Release 2020-05-27

Version 9.5.0

Improvements

  • Increased the period before timeout on searches from 10 seconds to 60 seconds to improve search performance
  • Optimized API calls made to the Google Calendar API in Backupify/Datto SaaS Protection for G Suite

Bug fixes

  • Fixed an issue causing Exchange backups to fail with the error: "FolderHierarchySyncUnknownError"
  • Fixed an issue causing erroneous duplicates of SharePoint Services

Release 2020-05-19

Version 9.4.0

Improvements

  • Various bug fixes and enhancements

Release 2020-05-12

Version 9.3.0

Improvements

  • Improved Google shortcut restore reporting to no longer report shortcuts to which Backupify/Datto SaaS Protection does not have access as failed items
  • Improved shortcut restore messaging to reflect that shortcuts to target files that were deleted, or that the user cannot access, will not be restored
  • Added messaging that shortcuts cannot be exported

Release 2020-05-04

Version 9.2.0

Bug fixes

  • Fixed an issue where the Email header name was not appearing on Team Seat Management CSV exports
  • Resolved an issue in which Team Drive storage totals on the Backupify/Datto SaaS Protection 2.0 Status page would report incorrect storage totals. 

Release 2020-04-20

Version 9.0.0

Improvements

  • Added the ability to protect or unprotect Sites and Teams by CSV
  • Added a confirmation dialog when unprotecting teams by CSV
  • Updated the UI on the Status and Recovery screens

Release 2020-04-13

Version 8.19.0

  • Updated the UI on the Recovery page to indicate when recoverable items are Google Shortcuts

Release 2020-04-06

Version 8.18.0

Improvements

  • Added support for Google Drive Shortcuts

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue where reporting numbers on the Reports page were incorrect. 

Release 2020-03-30

Version 8.17.0

Improvements

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue causing incorrect reporting totals on the Reports page of the Backupify/Datto SaaS Protection GUI
  • Various bug fixes

Release 2020-03-17

Hotfix

Various bug fixes

Release 2020-03-16

Version 8.16.0

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue where the system was unnecessarily backing up and indexing a large number of metadata-only changes

Release 2020-03-11

Version 8.15.0

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue preventing administrators from adding admin access to users under their G Suite domain
  • Fixed an issue preventing necessary services from starting

Release 2020-03-09

Version 8.14.0

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue that caused backups to fail when Sharepoint Site names used non-English alphabetical characters

Release 2020-03-03

Version 8.13.0

Improvements

  • Added functionality to ensure new clients opting for Infinite Cloud Retention (ICR) begin with their retention settings set to infinite by default

Bug fixes

  • Fixed an issue where exporting a list of SharePoint sites from the Sites page in Seat Management resulted in the export containing only Team sites instead of all sites

Release 2020-02-26

Version 8.12.0

Improvements

  • Administrators can now add separate admin accounts for users whose credentials already exist in Backupify/Datto SaaS Protection.
  • Administrators can now filter for only Microsoft Teams events when running system event reporting.

Release 2020-02-18

Version 8.11.0 

Bug fixes

  • Fixed an issue causing SharePoint backups to fail with the error, "IllegalUriException" or "URISyntaxException"
  • Fixed an issue where the Seat Management 2.0 system prompted users for SharePoint re-authentication regardless of seat type
  • Various backend improvements and bug fixes

Version 8.10.0

Bug fixes

  • Fixed an issue where the Documents or Shared Documents folders do not appear in SaaS Protection within older SharePoint snapshots
  • Various backend improvements

Release 2020-01-28

Version 8.9.0

Bug fixes

  • Fixed an issue preventing filtering options from working as expected on the Site Management 2.0 page
  • Various backend improvements

Release 2020-01-22

Version 8.8.0

Improvements

  • Added the capability to protect Microsoft Teams data
  • Added functionality for Backupify/Datto SaaS Protection nodes to automatically send customers an alert email if auto-add exceeds their license cap 
  • Various backend improvements

Release 2020-01-10

Version 8.7.0

Improvements

  • Various backend improvements and bug fixes

Release 2020-01-08

Version 8.6.0

Improvements

  • Various improvements and enhancements

2019

Release 2019-12-26

Version 8.5.0

Bug Fixes

  • Clarified sharing settings in the Advanced section of the Backupify/Datto SaaS Protection for G Suite UI
  • Various fixes and enhancements to the service

Release 2019-12-12

Version 8.4.0

Improvements

  • Exchange restores now place mail from multiple sources into a separate restore folder for each source. This change makes restore behavior consistent with export behavior.

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an Exchange restore issue causing global searches to return 'CreateFolderUnknown' errors if multiple users sharing a folder name are restored
  • Various fixes and enhancements to the service

Release 2019-12-05

Version 8.3.0

Improvements

  • Changed the email column header on the Recovery screen to URL to more accurately reflect the column contents
  • Updated CSV output formatting to use the same column headers and values as the table on the Seat Management page
  • Widened the Protect All tooltip on the Seat Management 2.0 page for improved readability

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue preventing the archive icon from displaying in the UI next to archived services

Release 2019-11-27

Version 8.2.0

Improvements

  • This release reorganizes the top navigation bar in our 1.0 and 2.0 platforms for easier, more intuitive use. See Backupify/Datto SaaS Protection: Version 8.2 user interface changes for more information.
  • The CSV output when exporting a Seat Management table now shows columns and values consistent with the table in the Management section of the Seat Management page.

Bug Fixes

  • Various bug fixes

Release 2019-11-21

Version 8.1.0

Improvements

  • Various fixes and enhancements to the service

Release 2019-11-18

Version 8.0

Improvements

  • Various fixes and enhancements to the service

Release 2019-11-11

Version 7.12.0

Improvements

  • Updated user interface to change Team Drives to Shared Drives
  • Replaced the checkboxes in the Export dialog box with radio buttons to align with only one option being able to be chosen

Bug Fixes

  • Resolved an issue where folders could not restore if it contained Exchange items of mixed types, which then displayed the error message, "CreateFolderUnknownError"
  • Resolved an issue where SharePoint services duplicated if you enabled Auto Add prior to reauthorization
  • Resolved an issue where G Suite calendar files were not exporting events

Release 2019-10-17

Version 7.10.0

Improvements

  • Introduced a Seat Management option in the top navigation bar to consolidate the user and site management pages

Release 2019-10-15

Version 7.9.0

Improvements

  • Introduced a dialog window that asks you to confirm when deleting backups of an archived seat, pausing a seat, or unprotecting a seat for Seat Management 2.0

Release 2019-10-08

Version 7.8.0

Improvements

  • To help prevent accidental removal of data by account users, unprotected or deleted seat data will be retained on Datto's offsite servers for seven days following its removal.

Release 2019-10-02

Version 7.7.0

Improvements

  • Introduced a temporary message that indicates the approximate amount of time it will take for seat management changes to be reflected on all platforms

Bug Fixes

  • Resolved an issue where the Sites tab for Seat Management 2.0 was not returning search results if a number was inputted

Release 2019-09-24

Version 7.6.0

Improvements

  • Team Drive services now sort by total storage (ascending or descending).

Release 2019-09-16

Version 7.5.0

Bug Fixes

  • Updated the beta SaaS Backup Status page to represent retention type
  • Resolved an issue where the Sites tab for Seat Management 2.0 was not listing sites
  • Resolved an issue where .pdf extensions appeared twice on file restores

Release 2019-09-09

Version 7.4.0

New Features

  • Google Drive document restores now auto-generate notification emails to the previous owner or shared members

Improvements

  • Added the ability to search for folders
  • Added the ability to click into folders from search results 
  • Improved messaging when updating retention period lengths

Bug Fixes

  • Resolved an issue where Google Drive restores were failing if a file had a large number of individual shares
  • Resolved an issue where Google Drive restores were failing when files had domain-level permissions
  • Resolved an issue where Google Drive permissions were not being correctly restored

Release 2019-08-30

Version 7.3.0

Bug Fixes

  • Various bug fixes and functionality improvements

Release 2019-08-26

Version 7.2.0

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue where restored messages in Backupify/Datto SaaS Protection for G Suite showed the "received" date instead of the "restore" date

Release 2019-08-23

Version 7.1.0

New Features

  • Account Details view now displays the Customer ID for the logged-in user above the current Node Url section
  • Added the ability to filter the list of sites by keyword and status in SharePoint Site Management 2.0

Improvements 

  • Pagination is now representative of selected filters in SharePoint Site Management 2.0.

Release 2019-08-15

Version 7.0.0

Improvements

  • Added a drop-down menu as part of the status badge to allow users to PauseUnprotectProtect, or Delete Backups for site collections
  • Removed ellipsis that was originally next to the status badge on the SharePoint Site Management page
  • Removed trash can feature on the SharePoint Site Management page
  • Implemented a single Auto-Add button on the SharePoint Site Management page

Bug Fixes

  • Resolved an issue where SharePoint backups were failing with a 'java.nio.file.NoSuchFileException' error
  • Fixed a query that caused timeouts for large customers

Release 2019-08-06

Version 6.13.0

Improvements

  • Introduced colored status badges to the SharePoint Seat Management 2.0 experience
  • Moved the Export CSV capability to an ellipsis menu and changed its location to the Manage Sites section of the SharePoint Seat Management 2.0 experience
  • Moved the Refresh button to the Overview section of the SharePoint Seat Management 2.0 experience
  • Improved the SharePoint Seat Management 2.0 status bar

Bug Fixes

  • Resolved an issue where customers were encountering 429/503 throttling errors on SharePoint backups

Release 2019-07-31

Version 6.13.0

Hotfix

  • Fixed an issue where the storage amount was showing as 0 bytes on the dashboard page

Release 2019-07-25

Version 6.12.0

New Features

  • Added the ability to manage Microsoft Tasks in the Exchange user interface with SaaS Protection
  • Added the ability to protect all unprotected SharePoint sites with a single click in SharePoint Seat Management 2.0

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue where paused migrations did not resume after being unpaused
  • Fixed an issue in which Google Calendar event attachments were missing from exports

Release 2019-07-17

Version 6.11.0

New Features

Release 2019-07-16

Version 6.11.0

Hotfix

  • Added a User Settings option to the Settings menu in Backupify

Release 2019-07-01

Version 6.8.0

New Features

  • Launched a new SaaS Protection Status page (currently in beta form) in the Datto Partner Portal. To view the new page, log into the Datto Partner Portal, click the Status tab, then select SaaS Backup Status (Beta) from the drop-down menu
  • Auto-Add options set during account creation are now reflected in the Seat Management UI
  • Auto Add options edited in the Seat Management UI now appear on the SaaS Backup Status page in the Datto Partner Portal

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue where searches containing only a single character did not return results, even when they were relevant

Release 2019-06-21

Version 6.7.0

Bug Fixes

  • Resolved an issue where, if the Cloud is down, a manual seat change that uses the toggle returns a seat update failure alert, but the toggle indicates a successful change

Release 2019-06-03

Version 6.5.0

Bug Fixes

  • Enhanced error-handling logic for specific authentication failure scenarios
  • Addressed an issue in which the error "something went wrong" would appear when searching for files

Release 2019-05-06

Version 6.2.0

New Features

  • Added functionality to allow team drives with the same name

Bug Fixes

  • Various fixes and enhancements to the service

Release 2019-04-26

Version 6.0.0

New Features

Bug Fixes

  • Various bug fixes and enhancements

Release 2019-03-12

Version 5.5.0

New Features

  • Advanced Reporting: This feature provides granular reporting tools that allow you to view details about user actions, backup jobs, and more. For additional information, read this article.

Bug Fixes

  • Resolved an issue where Backupify failed to back up an Exchange document with an invalid XML character

Release 2019-03-05

Version 5.4.0

Bug Fixes

  • Resolved an issue where Backupify could not backup files or folders hosted in Google Drive with non-UTF-8 characters, which then displayed the error message, "Unexpected end-of-input"
  • Resolved an issue where Backupify could not back up a Sharepoint-hosted file with the % character in its name, which then displayed the error message, "IllegalUriException: Illegal percent-encoding"

Release 2019-01-10

Version 4.13.0

Bug Fixes

  • Various bug fixes and enhancements

Release 2019-01-07

Version 4.12.0

Improvements

  • Individual SharePoint Team and Communication sites can now be individually deleted from the site list by the account admin

Bug Fixes

  • Various bug fixes and improvements

2018

Release 2018-11-30

Version 4.9.0

Improvements

  • Shared backups can now be enabled/disabled by admin
  • Protected Sharepoint Team and Communications site list now viewable by admin

Bug Fixes

  • Various bug fixes and improvements

Release 2018-11-26

Version 4.8.0

Improvements

  • OneDrive backups now include system-level drives
  • Various API and backup engine enhancements

Release 2018-11-05

Version 4.7.0

Improvements

  • App no longer snapshots when the backup is empty

Release 2018-10-25

Version 4.6.0

Improvements

  • Various API and backup engine enhancements

Release 2018-10-10

Version 4.5.0

Improvements

  • Adds differentiation between TBR and ICR

Release 2018-10-02

Version 4.3.0

Improvements

  • Various API and backup engine enhancements

Release 2018-09-25

Version 4.2.0

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an error in which the backup was marked as successful, but was missing files present in SharePoint

Release 2018-09-18

Version 4.1.0

Improvements

  • Improved login experience

Release 2018-09-10

Version 4.0.0

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an error when restoring from an archived user to an active user

Release 2018-08-08

Version 3.6.0

Improvements

  • Various API and backup engine enhancements

Release 2018-07-30

Version 3.5.0

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an error for customers with a very large amount of tasks

2017

Release 2017-12-04

Legacy release

New Features

  • Added the option for Canadian storage in the Office 365 and G Suite onboarding wizards
  • Added the option for Australian storage in the Office 365 and G Suite onboarding wizards

Release 2017-11-21

Legacy release

Improvements

  • The Backupify Dashboard will now display a more informative message while a customer's services are being provisioned

Release 2017-11-17

Legacy release

Improvements

  • Updated the G Suite onboarding wizard to present G Suite 2.0 configuration options correctly

Release 2017-11-15

Legacy release

New Features

  • Customers that have a BFY 2.0 account will no longer also be backed up on the 1.0 platform.

Release 2017-10-30

Legacy release

New Features

  • Added the ability to download a User Activity audit log

Release 2017-10-20

Legacy release

New Features

  • Launched SaaS Protection 2.0 for O365 with local storage to partners in EMEA

Release 2017-10-06

Legacy release

New Features

  • Added the ability to create additional administrator users. This option can be found under "Admin" in the application interface

Release 2017-09-21

Legacy release

Improvements

  • The Users interface now displays when a service is archived.

Release 2017-09-19

Legacy release

Improvements

  • Expired trials will now be deleted 30 days after account creation

Release 2017-06-06

Legacy release

New Features

  • Released Backupify 2.0 for Office 365

Was this article helpful?

0 out of 3 found this helpful

You must sign in before voting on this article.

Want to talk about it? Have a feature request?

Head on over to our Datto Community Forum or the Datto Community Online.

For more Business Management resources, see the Datto RMM Online Help and the Autotask PSA Online Help .

Still have questions? Get live help.

Datto Homepage