Release Notes for Glacier Backup

Amazon Glacier provides secure and durable data storage at extremely low costs. By backing up files to your Amazon Glacier account, Glacier Backup helps save space on your Synology NAS and provides a contingency plan to avoid data loss.

Version: 1.5.1-1133


(2022-02-17)

Important Notes

  1. Updated to be compatible with DSM 7.1.

Fixed Issues

  1. Fixed an issue where the package might not be displayed properly on Firefox Browser.
  2. Fixed an issue where the backup task might fail when the memory capacity of the Synology NAS was insufficient.
  3. Fixed the security vulnerabilities regarding curl (CVE-2021-22901).

Version: 1.5.0-1109


(2021-06-01)

Compatibility and Installation

  1. Updated to be compatible with DSM 7.0.

Version: 1.5.0-0310


(2019-04-23)

What's New

  1. Supports backing up Glacier Backup via Hyper Backup.
  2. Supports relinking to Amazon Glacier Vaults in deleted tasks.
  3. The following five new regions are now open: Singapore, Ningxia, Paris, Stockholm, and Sao Paulo.

Fixed Issue

  1. Fixed an issue where uploading certain files might fail due to unencrypted transfer.
  2. Fixed an issue where users might be unable to find backup files in the Explore tab.
  3. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 1.4.2-0284


(2018-05-23)

Thai user interface is now available.

Version: 1.4.1-0282


(2017-12-13)

Fixed issue 

  1. Fixed an issue where backup tasks might fail if there is a symbolic link.
  2. Improved backup stability in an environment of unstable network connections.

Version: 1.4.0-0276


(2017-01-04)
  1. The following five new regions are now open: London, Ohio, Canada, Seoul and Mumbai.
  2. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 1.3.0-0272


(2016-06-21)

Improvement
1. Enhanced the storage usage display.

Fixed Issue
1. Fixed an issue where overlong filenames might cause backup/restoration failure.

Version: 1.2-0267


(2016-03-24)
  1. Upgraded to be compatible with DSM 6.0.

Version: 1.5.1-1133


(2022-02-17)

Important Notes

  1. Updated to be compatible with DSM 7.1.

Fixed Issues

  1. Fixed an issue where the package might not be displayed properly on Firefox Browser.
  2. Fixed an issue where the backup task might fail when the memory capacity of the Synology NAS was insufficient.
  3. Fixed the security vulnerabilities regarding curl (CVE-2021-22901).

Version: 1.5.0-1109


(2021-06-01)

Compatibility and Installation

  1. Updated to be compatible with DSM 7.0.

Version: 1.5.0-0310


(2019-04-23)

What's New

  1. Supports backing up Glacier Backup via Hyper Backup.
  2. Supports relinking to Amazon Glacier Vaults in deleted tasks.
  3. The following five new regions are now open: Singapore, Ningxia, Paris, Stockholm, and Sao Paulo.

Fixed Issue

  1. Fixed an issue where uploading certain files might fail due to unencrypted transfer.
  2. Fixed an issue where users might be unable to find backup files in the Explore tab.
  3. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 1.4.2-0284


(2018-05-23)

Thai user interface is now available.

Version: 1.4.1-0282


(2017-12-13)

Fixed issue 

  1. Fixed an issue where backup tasks might fail if there is a symbolic link.
  2. Improved backup stability in an environment of unstable network connections.

Version: 1.4.0-0276


(2017-01-04)
  1. The following five new regions are now open: London, Ohio, Canada, Seoul and Mumbai.
  2. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 1.3.0-0272


(2016-06-21)

Improvement
1. Enhanced the storage usage display.

Fixed Issue
1. Fixed an issue where overlong filenames might cause backup/restoration failure.

Version: 1.1-0199


(2016-04-28)
  1. Fixed an issue where restoring an encrypted file whose file name is over 256 characters after encryption will fail.
  2. Fixed an issue where a 1-byte file with "0" as its content cannot be uploaded.
  3. Enhanced database performance.

Version: 1.2-0267


(2016-03-24)
  1. Upgraded to be compatible with DSM 6.0.

Version: 1.1-0197


(2015-12-10)

This is the initial release to add support for DS216play.

  1. Fixed a string display issue on the overview page.

Version: 1.1-0195


(2015-05-12)
  1. Enhanced to handle Amazon server-side speed limit.
  2. Enhanced general performance.

Version: 1.0-0053


(2015-05-12)

Improvements:

  1. Fixed an issue related to Amazon's Data Retrieval Policy
  2. Enhanced incremental backup performance
  3. Minor bug fixes

Version: 1.1-0188


(2015-03-13)
  1. Enhanced general performance.
  2. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 1.1-0169


(2014-12-16)

Fixed Issues

  1. Fixed an issue where Glacier Backup could not be launched by CMS.
  2. Fixed an issue where restore tasks could not be executed after another task had been cancelled.
  3. Minor bug fixes.

Improvements

  1. Enhanced security.

Version: 1.1-0167


(2014-12-09)
  1. Added browser mode to view backed up files.
  2. Supports file deduplication.
  3. Minor bugs fixed.

Version: 1.1-0128


(2014-09-22)
  1. Compatible with EDS14 on DSM 5.0.

Version: 1.1-0123


(2014-06-04)

Fixed Issues

  1. Fixed an issue where tasks cannot be created when failing to retrieve network card information.
  2. Fixed an issue where backup tasks cannot be cancelled when restore task is processing.
  3. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 1.1-0120


(2014-04-29)

Fixed Issues

  1. Backup schedule could be re-enabled after restarting DSM or package.
  2. Backup schedule may cause issue if /usr/local/libexec does not exist before package installation.

Version: 1.1-0117


(2014-03-10)
  1. Updated to be compatible with DSM 5.0.

Version: 1.0-0046


(2013-08-27)
  1. Supports SSL encryption backup data transmission.
  2. Improved the stability for backing up.

Version: 1.0-0041


(2013-05-30)

This is the initial official release of Glacier Backup.