Release Notes for Cloud Station Backup

Description:

Cloud Station Backup is a backup service that allows you to back up your files from multiple client computers to a centralized Synology NAS.

System Requirements:

  1. Cloud Station Server package is required to be installed on your Synology NAS.
  2. Supported operation systems:
    • Windows 7 and onward
    • macOS 10.9 and onward
    • Ubuntu 14.04 and onward (officially supported versions)

Version: 4.3.3-4469


(2020-05-12)

Bug fixed

  1. Fixed the issue where files might be rescanned every time Cloud Station Backup is launched.
  2. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 4.3.3-4468


(2020-04-14)

Bug fixes

  1. Fixed a CVE security vulnerability.
  2. Fixed the issue where continuous file modifications might cause package crashes.
  3. Fixed the issue where backing up a large number of files might fail unexpectedly.
  4. Fixed the issue where continuous file modifications within a short period might not be synced successfully to the server.

Version: 4.3.2-4450


(2019-08-06)
  1. Fixed the issue where application might crash unexpectedly on macOS 10.11.
  2. Fixed the issue where previewing files on macOS might trigger data syncing.
  3. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 4.3.1-4437


(2019-04-09)
  • Minor bug fixes.

Version: 4.3.0-4435


(2019-03-19)

Installation and compatibility

The following operation systems will be supported starting from this release.

  • Windows 7 and onward
  • macOS 10.9 and onward
  • Ubuntu 14.04 and onward (officially supported versions)

For applications no longer providing update versions, you may download the applications in "EoL products category".

Enhancements and bug fixes

  1. Supports 64-bit macOS client.
  2. Fixed an issue where the file path of the synced file might be incorrect on Windows platforms.
  3. Fixed an issue where the application might crash when syncing icns files on macOS platforms.
  4. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 4.2.8-4421


(2018-09-03)

Installation and compatibility

To provide a more comprehensive software maintenance, this update is the last update to support the following platforms. The applications installed on the following platforms will remain in Download Center, but no update versions will be released in the future.

  • Windows XP, Vista

  • macOS 10.7, 10.8

  • Ubuntu 12.04

  • Fedora

The following operation systems will be supported starting from next release:

  • Windows 7 and onward

  • macOS 10.9 and onward

  • Ubuntu 14.04 and onward (officially supported versions)

Bug fixes

  1. Fixed an issue where the application restarting time might be excessively long after a large number of files are filtered in a selective sync task.

  2. Fixed an issue where loops might occur to synchronization tasks when the synced folders contain empty .lnk files or .link files linking to a large number of files.

  3. Fixed an issue where the application might crash when processing large files.
  4. Fixed an issue where macOS client application might crash (OR terminate abnormally) when Mac Finder is launched.
  5. Fixed an issue where loops might occur to the client application if a directory re-scanned for file modifications is being deleted.
  6. Fixed an issue where loops might occur to synchronization tasks when the system service is shut down during the process of renaming or moving folders with large number of files.
  7. Fixed an issue where deleting directories might fail after selective sync rules are being set.
  8. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 4.2.7-4415


(2018-05-23)
  1. 提升修改檔案的傳輸效能。
  2. Fixed an issue where a synchronization task might enter a loop.

  3. Fixed an issue where continuous file modifications on a Mac device might cause synchronization tasks to fail and client programs to terminate abnormally.

  4. Fixed an issue where filtering large amount of files might cause synchronization tasks to fail.

  5. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 4.2.6-4408


(2018-03-06)
  1. Fixed an issue where deleting files on the client side might fail.

  2. Fixed an issue where manual modification of a file’s ACL properties might cause loops during synchronization.

  3. Fixed an issue where syncing files in large quantity from the server side might consume high CPU.

  4. Fixed an issue where frequent triggering of Windows Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS) might cause Windows client to stop working.

  5. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 4.2.5-4396


(2017-08-30)

Fixed Issues

  • Fixed DLL preloading vulnerabilities on Windows desktop clients (CWE-426).
  • Fixed an issue where a large file uploaded via Windows clients may fail to sync with the latest file version if the file was modified during the file upload process. 
  • Fixed an issue where daemon may shutdown unexpectedly when the creation of a sync task failed.

Version: 4.2.4-4393


(2017-05-23)

Fixed issues

  • Fixed an issue where changing a folder name may cause file upload failure when the following option is not selected: "Don't remove files in the remote backup folder when they are removed from the source."
  • Fixed an issue where relinking to the server may trigger repeated uploads of the same files.

Version: 4.2.3-4385


(2017-04-17)

What’s new

  1. Added an option for backing up temporary files in support of backing up temporary files created by Microsoft Print to PDF on Windows.   

Fixed Issues

  1. Fixed an issue where re-establishing backup tasks may cause partial operation errors.
  2. Minor bug fixes.  

Version: 4.2.2-4379


(2017-01-04)
  1. Fixed an issue where special characters in file names might cause synchronization failure and potential security vulnerabilities.
  2. Fixed an issue where unstable network connections might cause synchronization failure.
  3. Enhanced backup performance.
  4. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 4.2.1-4374


(2016-11-23)

What’s new

  1. Added support for point-in-time data recovery through Version Explorer.
  2. Added accessibility support through NVDA screen reader for visually impaired users.

Fixed issues

  1. Upgraded to be compatible with Cloud Station Server 4.2.0.
  2. Fixed an issue where the extended attributes of Mac folders are not restored.
  3. Updated the default SSL encryption algorithm to AES128.

Version: 4.2.0-4339


(2016-10-12)
  1. Added support for point-in-time data recovery through Version Explorer.
  2. Added accessibility support through NVDA screen reader for visually impaired users .
  3. Upgraded to be compatible with Cloud Station Server 4.2.0.

Version: 4.1-4224


(2016-07-05)
  1. Fixed an issue where locked files might cause client apps to crash.

Version: 4.1-4222


(2016-06-23)

What's New

  1. Added support for Windows group policy deployment with MSI installation files.
  2. Added support for Synology Online Help.
  3. Added an option to hide the context menu.
  4. Added support for auto-upgrade when wrong versions are detected.

Improvements

  1. Optimized interface for configuring backup connections.

Fixed Issues

  1. Fixed an issue where creating connections may cause computer name error.
  2. Fixed an issue where testing the connection may cause software crash.
  3. Fixed an issue where sync may wrongly resume after software restart.
  4. Fixed an issue where client software may fail to be enabled.
  5. Fixed an issue where changing connection type may cause display inconsistencies on system tray.
  6. Fixed an issue where renaming a large number of files in the same folder may fail.
  7. Fixed an issue where server may fail to connect.
  8. Fixed an issue where file lock detection may fail.
  9. Fixed an issue where file download may cause file name error.
  10. Fixed an issue where file upload may fail to resume.
  11. Fixed an issue where connection via search results may fail.

Version: 4.0-4207


(2016-06-07)
  1. Fixed an issue where Cloud Station clients may retain unnecessary files.
  2. Fixed an issue where file rename may fail due to network disconnection.

Version: 4.0-4204


(2016-04-19)
  1. Fixed an issue on the user interface that might cause connection failure.
  2. Fixed an issue where installation and upgrade might fail when a junction point is present in the user directory on Windows.
  3. Fixed an issue where strings might be missing on Windows when OS language is not supported.

Version: 4.0-4203


(2016-03-24)
  1. Back up the data on your personal computers running Windows, OS X, Ubuntu and Fedora operating systems.
  2. Retains up to 32 versions of every backed up file and supports file filtering. (Please refer to the software specifications for supported OS versions.)