18.5.5 ‘Phobos’ Released

Changes compared to 18.5.4

– Enhancement: Support remotely initiating a cross-device restore when logged in as an administrator to the Comet Server web interface

– Enhancement: Updated “New user” guide text in the Comet Server web interface

– Enhancement: Improve performance for the full-scan phase of storage-role replication, by reducing CPU usage on the replica server

– Support the new password format from 18.6.2, but preserve in backward-compatible format

– Fix an issue with embedding 127.0.0.1 as the Comet Server URL into custom Comet Backup software downloads when a better URL is known

– Fix an issue with backing up IO_REPARSE_TAG_WCI reparse points, that could cause “The system cannot find the file specified” errors

– Fix an issue with backing up sparse files in Backup Operators mode, that could cause “Access is Denied” errors if fallback mode fails

– Fix an issue with incomplete error messages for VSS component failures (e.g. failure to snapshot a single Hyper-V VM)

– Fix an issue with encrypted admin user passwords in the Comet Server Service Manager when re-running the setup wizard on an existing server

– Fix a cosmetic issue with frame borders when adding a new Protected Item in Comet backup on older versions of Windows

– Fix a cosmetic issue with showing customer-level Comet Server storage option in the Comet Server Service Manager

– Fix a cosmetic issue with untranslated text when the 24 hour job history widget shows no results in the Comet Server web interface

– Fix a cosmetic issue with slashes in paths when editing Files and Folders Protected Items in the Comet Server web interface

Changes compared to 18.5.4, previously appearing in 18.6.1

– Fix a cosmetic issue with configuring advanced backup job options on schedules in the Comet Server web interface