18.9.6 ‘Voyager’ Released

Changes compared to 18.9.5

– Feature: Allow editing existing Mandatory Exclusions in policies in the Comet Server web interface

– Feature: Allow uploading branding files directly in the Setup Wizard in the Comet Server web interface

– Enhancement: Change the default Requestable Destination name to “Storage provided by (your company name)”

– Enhancement: Cosmetic unify the Setup Wizard, Protected Item editor design in the Comet Server web interface

– Enhancement: Support additional fallback methods for finding Exchange Server install directory

– Enhancement: Improve SFTP server compatibility

– Enhancement: Support SQLNCLI11 provider to connect to Microsoft SQL Server instances

– Fix an issue with service dependency ordering causing crashes when Comet Server starts up if the Auth Role is disabled

– Fix an issue with not being able to open further Protected Item and Storage Vault editor dialogs if one was closed via the browser back button in the Comet Server web interface

– Fix an issue with suppressing certain categories of VSS error message

– Fix an issue with suppressing certain categories of error message when listing files in cloud storage

– Fix an issue with Comet Backup crashing when browsing files for restore in some certain types of directory structure

– Fix an issue with “0x80042336: The writer experienced a partial failure.” error messages in VSS backup types

– Fix a cosmetic issue with page location after closing the Setup Wizard in the Comet Server web interface

– Fix a cosmetic issue with non-smooth upload/download progress to S3 and S3-compatible storage destinations