18.8.9 ‘Voyager’ Released

Changes compared to 18.9.8

– Feature: Allow administrators to change their own security settings, passwords, and U2F registrations on the My Account page in the Comet Server web interface

– Feature: Support configuring default email reports via Policy

– Feature: Diagnostic option to separate devices that were incorrectly identified as the same on Windows

– Enhancement: Show tray icon at all times, even when Comet Backup is not logged in or only running in the background (app locked)

– Enhancement: Unify Comet Backup login credentials across all OS user accounts

– Enhancement: Add plain-text URL as extra information to AdminAccountRegenerateTotp API

– Enhancement: Cosmetic redesign the My Account page in the Comet Server web interface

– Enhancement: Record the name of your token hardware when registering U2F tokens in the Comet Server web interface

– Enhancement: Allow maximising the restore dialog window in Comet Backup

– Enhancement: Display icons for Protected Items and Storage Vaults in the job filter bar in Comet Backup

– Enhancement: Reduce CPU usage when calculating data chunk positions

– Enhancement: Hide Comet Server web interface from search engines

– Fix an issue with using U2F login on servers using wildcard SSL certificates

– Fix an issue with short timeouts for VDI operations in Microsoft SQL Server backups

– Fix an issue with finding offline devices when clicking the homepage donut widget in the Comet Server web interface

– Fix an issue with missing status/classification options in the job filter bar in Comet Backup

– Fix an issue with not automatically logging in to Comet Backup for Windows if it was silently installed as a different user account

– Fix an issue with not restarting the Comet Backup app after disconnecting from a server

– Fix an issue with unnecessarily popping up the Comet Backup login dialog when logging in to Windows

– Fix an issue with a white screen when restoring Comet Backup from the system tray on Windows

– Fix a cosmetic issue with displaying current timezone offset in the wrong direction in the Comet Server web interface

– Fix a cosmetic issue with handling page errors in the Comet Server web interface

– Fix a cosmetic issue with inconsistent job classification descriptions in Comet Server email reports

– Fix a cosmetic issue with clicking header rows of inline tables in the Comet Server web interface

– Fix a cosmetic issue with resetting user account passwords in the Comet Server web interface