We are pleased to introduce our latest release, Zmanda 5.1.1, which comes with enhancements and fixes to further refine your backup experience.
To ensure a smooth and effective installation, please refer to our update instructions article.
New features and enhancements
Fix for Windows System State restores: This release addresses issues encountered while restoring Windows System State backups in previous 5.x versions, ensuring a smoother recovery from system failures. Learn more.
Fix for PostgreSQL incremental backups: This release addresses previous challenges with PostgreSQL incremental backups in Zmanda 5.1, ensuring smoother execution, faster restores, and minimized downtime. Learn more.
General enhancements and fixes: This release incorporates general enhancements and fixes to improve the overall stability and functionality of Zmanda.
Disaster recovery (DR):
Issue: Incremental backup fails after a DR restore for Windows sources.
Workaround: The workaround for this issue can be found here.
Linux client upgrade to 5.1.1:
Issue: An incremental backup post-client upgrade to 5.1.1 will back up all the data from the source, equivalent to a full backup.
Workaround: Ensure that the first backup taken post-client upgrade to 5.1.1 is a full backup. Incremental backups after the full backup will run successfully.
Windows client - server migration to 5.1.1:
Issue: An incremental backup from the source with a Windows client will fail in 5.1.1.
Workaround: Ensure that the first backup taken post-server upgrade to 5.1.1 is a full backup. Incremental backups after the full backup will run successfully.
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