19.9.6 ‘Voyager’ released

Changes compared to 19.9.5

– Feature: Support searching job properties by regular expression

– Enhancement: General reduction in memory usage

– Enhancement: Avoid retention passes for cancelled backup jobs (including jobs stopped by exceeding time limit), allowing chunk history to accumulate when jobs have a restricted time window

– Enhancement: Verify job database integrity during Comet Server startup

– Fix an issue with ACMEv1 / ACMEv2 error messages when setting up automatic SSL using Let’s Encrypt

– Fix an issue with the “allow unauthenticated software downloads” setting also preventing download when logged in to the Comet Server web interface as a user

– Fix an issue with handling DST transitions causing backup jobs to run one hour earlier/later than expected, affecting weekly job schedules only

– Fix an issue with missing comet-jobs.db3 file in Comet Server Self-Backup archives

– Fix an issue with failing to install remote software updates, affecting Windows Server 2008 RTM only

– Fix an issue with warning messages on macOS trying to access the SIP-protected “VoiceTrigger/SAT” directory for backup

– Fix an issue with using the bundled mysqldump on Windows instead of any system installed copy

– Fix an issue with “Couldn’t find the mysqldump binary” error messages after editing MySQL Protected Item settings

– Fix an issue with “readdirnames: resource busy” error messages on macOS by retrying the request

– Fix an issue with closing the Comet Server web interface if a bucket size cannot be calculated on the Storage Buckets page

– Fix an issue with the “auto refresh” button in the Comet Server web interface causing any open popup dialog windows to be closed

– Fix an issue with processing DST transitions in Brazil, by updating the timezone database to 2019b

– Fix a cosmetic issue with inconsistent appearance of Action columns in the Comet Server web interface

– Fix a cosmetic issue with missing translations for the job report button in the Comet Server web interface

– Fix a cosmetic issue with missing animation when waiting for Comet Server to restart after applying a configuration change

– Fix a cosmetic issue with bad tab key handling when editing MySQL settings in the Comet Backup desktop app

– Fix a cosmetic issue with missing text when selecting MySQL databases for the first time in the Comet Backup desktop app

– Fix a cosmetic issue with empty box on the home screen when logged into the Comet Server web interface as an end-user with no Protected Items

– Fix a cosmetic issue with inconsistent text for describing retention policies in the Comet Server web interface