Release Notes for Active Backup for Office 365

Description:

Active Backup for Office 365 provides a centralized interface coming with account discovery for effective data backup and management, the continuous backup mode for minimizing the risk of data loss, the Active Backup for Office 365 Portal for efficient restoration, and so much more.

Version: 2.1.2-0778


(2020-01-14 18:03:29)

Fixed issues

  1. Fixed an issue where a mail backup task of an account might fail when the content of the remote mail is damaged.
  2. Fixed an issue where backing up a SharePoint Online site might fail when containing application sites.
  3. Fixed an issue where backup tasks might fail due to abnormal network connection when changing Synology NAS network connection after activating the package.
  4. Fixed an issue where backing up SharePoint Online services might loop endlessly when the hash value of the file provided by the Office 365 server is incorrect.
  5. Fixed an issue where restoration of contact information might fail when the contact’s email is blank.

Limitation

  1. This version does not support text search of excel file extensions.

Version: 2.1.1-0772


(2019-09-06 11:37:04)

Fixed issues

  1. Refine the notification frequency for continuous backup.
  2. Fixed the issue where backing up OneDrvie might loop endlessly when the API returns wrong file sizes.
  3. Fixed the timeout issue during the backup of Calendar.
  4. Fixed the issue where backing up attachments of Calendar might fail when the API returns an unexpected error message.
  5. Fixed the issue where backing up the Mail service might loop endlessly when the API returns an unexpected error message.
  6. Fixed the issue where backup tasks might keep failing after an abnormal crash.
  7. Fixed the issue where updating Active Backup for Office 365 might keep failing after an abnormal crash.
  8. Fixed the issue where backing up the SharePoint Online services might fail when the backup task includes a site created by Azure Bot Service.
  9. Fixed an issue where a SharePoint document library might be ignored in the backup task when the library is moved from one site to another.
  10. Fixed the issue where backing up a SharePoint Online site might fail when the API returns duplicated list names.
  11. Fixed the issue where an email attachment might fail to be restored when it is an EML file.
  12. Fixed the issue where a backup task might need to re-authenticate during the backup of SharePoint Online sites.
  13. Fixed the issue where restoration of a site list might fail when a column name conflicts with another column within the same list.
  14. Fixed the issue where backing up a SharePoint Online site might fail during the second-time backup when two document libraries in the site exchange the names.
  15. Fixed the issue where creating a backup task containing the SharePoint Online services might time out when there is a large amount of user accounts.
  16. Fixed the issue where exporting a large amount of files might fail owing to the timeout.
  17. Fixed the issue where backing up the SharePoint Online services might fail when the API returns duplicated URLs of sites.
  18. Fixed the issue where backing up the SharePoint Online services might fail when the backup task includes a site being locked.
  19. Fixed the issue where DSM domain users might fail to manipulate the backup data on the self-service recovery portal.

Limitation

  1. This version does not support changing the volume of a backup destination.
  2. This version does not support the ext3 file system.

Version: 2.1.0-0694


(2019-06-11 00:00:00)

What's new

  1. Supports backing up SharePoint, including document libraries and lists.
  2. Supports selecting multiple files when restoring or exporting files of OneDrive and SharePoint.
  3. Supports restoring a whole mail folder.
  4. Supports single instancing on the ext4 file system.
  5. Enhanced performance by reducing the frequency of issuing DNS requests.
  6. Enhanced performance of backing up OneDrive by reducing the number of API calls.
  7. Reduced the response time of user interfaces when there are a large number of users in the backup list.
  8. Enhanced performance of restoring OneDrive, Mail, Calendar, Contacts, and SharePoint by multithreading.
  9. Enhanced the performance of backup comprehensively.
  10. Enhanced performance by reducing the number of small files.

Fixed issues

  1. Refined error messages for clearer indications.
  2. Supports preserving the latest version of deleted data.
  3. Supports resuming backup tasks when the problems of network connection are solved.
  4. Fixed an issue where backing up the attachments of mails with null Content-ID might fail.
  5. Fixed an issue where backing up OneDrive might fail when the API returns a negative value of file size.
  6. Fixed an issue where backing up Calendar might fail when there is an attachment over 50MB.
  7. Fixed an issue where backup tasks might fail when there is a user not enabling his/her OneDrive service.
  8. Fixed an issue where backing up emails might fail when the Office 365 server returns a message that there is an invalid email.
  9. Fixed the timeout issue when backing up Calendar.
  10. Fixed an issue where backing up Calendar might fail because of duplicated calendar records generated from the incorrect shutdown of a server.
  11. Fixed an issue where a task of backing up OneDrive cannot be completed when the OneDrive server reports an incorrect file size of a OneNote file.
  12. Fixed an issue where backing up Calendar might fail when calendar files contain deleted attachments.
  13. Fixed an issue where renaming folders that contain large files during backing up might consume too much memory of the Synology NAS.
  14. Fixed an issue where backup tasks might fail when a user’s mail account is renamed.
  15. Fixed an issue where backing up the Mail service might fail when the Office 365 server is busy.
  16. Fixed an issue where updating Active Backup for Office 365 might keep failing after an unusual interruption.

Version: 2.0.4-0497


(2018-10-02 00:00:00)

What's New

  1. Added support for backing up root folder in Exchange.
  2. Added support for archive mailboxes.
  3. Added package activation process.
  4. Removed license requirement.

Fixed issues

  1. Fixed an issue where backing up a large mail might fail.
  2. Fixed an issue where information of Active Backup for Office 365 Portal might fail to be displayed due to same username with different domain under an Office 365 tenant.
  3. Fixed an issue where backing up deleted contacts or calendar events within deleted mail folders might fail
  4. Fixed an issue where restoring mails with large attachments might fail.
  5. Fixed an issue where backing up calendar might fail when the attachment contains deleted calendars events.

Version: 2.0.3-0462


(2018-08-02 00:00:00)

What’s new

  1. Enhanced the performance of single instancing.
  2. Enhanced the performance when browsing backup versions in Active Backup for Office 365 Portal.
  3. Enhanced the performance of data verification in OneDrive for Business.

Fixed issue

  1. Reduced the possibility of OneDrive for Business run-time error 429 to enhance backup performance.
  2. Fixed an issue where an email with mail attachment's name longer than 143 characters might failed to be backed up.
  3. Fixed an issue when performing content search for mail and calendar attachment, package might crash.
  4. Fixed an issue where mail or calendar data with .7z attachment might failed to be backed up.
  5. Fixed an issue where mail or calendar data with content type message/rfc822 attachment might failed to be backed up.
  6. Fixed an issue where group calendar might failed to be backed up when group calendar ID was changed.
  7. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 2.0.2-0427


(2018-06-13 00:00:00)

What's new 

  1. Supports backing up Office 365 mail, contacts, and calendar services on Office 365, Office 365 Germany, and Office 365 operated by 21Vianet.
  2. Supports backing up Office 365 operated by 21Vianet OneDrive for Business service.
  3. Supports granular restoration of mail, mail attachments, contacts, calendar events, and calendar attachments.
  4. Supports content search for filtering out emails, mail attachments, contacts, calendars, and calendar attachments that contains search keywords.
  5. Supports previewing email content and detailed contact info.
  6. Supports exporting mail, contacts, and calendar data in the eml, csv, and ics formats respectively.
  7. Supports continuous, manual, and scheduled backup for mail, contacts, and calendar protection.
  8. Supports account discovery for mail, contacts, and calendar protection.
  9. Supports single instancing for mail and calendar attachments.
  10. Enriched the design of the overview page and Active Backup for Office 365 Portal.
  11. Enhanced the performance for Office 365 service backup.
  12. Added support for deleting users' backup data.

Fixed issues

  1. Fixed an issue where backup tasks might fail when email contains invalid charset.
  2. Fixed an issue where backing up a large folder with files had been deleted might consume too much memory.
  3. Fixed a security issue to prevent cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks.

Version: 1.0.5-0142


(2018-05-23 00:00:00)

Thai user interface is now available.

Version: 1.0.4-0134


(2017-12-05 00:00:00)

Fixed issue

  1. Fixed an issue where backup data might not inherit ACL permissions.
  2. Fixed an issue where backup tasks might fail when files to be backed up are modified after the tasks have been triggered.
  3. Fixed an issue where backup tasks might fail when too many requests are being processed (http status code 429).

Version: 1.0.3-0125


(2017-10-25 00:00:00)

Fixed issues

  1. Fixed an issue where the backup version of a file might not be deleted when the file is deleted from a renamed folder on Office 365. 
  2. Fixed an issue where selecting/deselecting users for backup on the task creation and edit page might cause browsers to be unresponsive when a task contains a large amount of users. 
  3. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 1.0.2-0123


(2017-10-05 00:00:00)

What’s new

  1. Supports backing up OneDrive for Business data as well as corresponding metadata/sharing permission stored on Office 365 to Synology NAS.

  2. Supports restoring data and corresponding metadata all together to Office 365.

  3. Supports data download to local destinations.

  4. Supports automatic detection and backup of new accounts with account discovery. 

  5. Supports continuous, manual, and scheduled backup.  

  6. Supports single instancing and block-level deduplication to enhance storage efficiency.

  7. Supports easy restoration with Active Backup for Office 365 Portal.

  8. Supports email notification.

Note:

  1. Active Backup for Office 365 is supported on x64 Synology NAS servers.     
  2. Office 365 and Office 365 Germany are supported (excluding Office 365 China/Government plans).