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Backup for SharePoint 6.10 - Release Notes

Version 6.2.44438.0

The following is a list of issues addressed in this release.


Work Item

Resolved issues during SharePoint Backup service install that prevented the use of correct drive permissions.

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Resolved issues to prevent in-place granular restore of items from two or more different sites to a single site. A message will appear to indicate that a prohibited restore operation is being attempted.


Resolved issues where references to deleted scheduled operations are deleted completely from the SharePoint Backup repository.


Resolved issue where SharePoint Backup was unable to activate trial licenses acquired from the Metalogix web site.


Resolved issue where SharePoint Backup could not recognize MinRoles from SharePoint 2016 Feature Pack 1.


Resolved issue where SharePoint Backup would timeout after 10 minutes even though the timeout value was set to more than 10 minutes.


Version 6.2.19794.0

The following is a list of issues addressed in this release.


Work Item

Resolved issue where the backup service was not able to back up databases of multiple farms that share the same SQL Server.


Resolved issue where the grooming operation does not remove backup sets if a data range is specified.


Resolved issue where the configuration view does not load all farm servers when one of them is not available anymore.


Resolved issue where specific sites collection or sites were not showing in the restore tree view.


Resolved issue where only databases (not components of WFE and application servers) were included in the scheduled backup operation when the CopyOnly option was selected.


Version 6.1.12033.0

The following is a list of issues addressed in this release.


Work Item

Resolved issue where user is unable to mount differential backups or transactional logs using the “Browse Directly to Backup files” option using long backup file names.


Resolved issue where SharePoint Backup cannot retrieve Farm components when using language other than English for the Operating System.


Resolved issue where farm restore out of place operation hangs and then backup service restarted service when the backup set folder over TSM does not have the required SharePoint components when using a fully qualified domain name.


Resolved issue where VSS writer failed at time to retrieve Nintex database components.


Resolved issue where Scheduled Backup of just SharePoint databases cannot be edited because of validation in the wizard preventing it from saving.


Resolved issue where unhandled exception causes the backup service to restart and backup process fails.


Resolved issue where no list items are showing in a mounted content database on SharePoint 2010 Foundation or SharePoint Search Service Express Edition 2010.


Resolved issue where items cannot be restored if file was deleted by user other than the backup service account, but the item is still on 'Deleted from end user Recycle Bin'.


Resolved issue where mounted content database displays same content twice when the lists and document library have same name/letters but one has punctuation at the end.



Version 6.0.7042.0

The following is a list of issues addressed in this release.


Work Item

Resolved issue where the presence of special characters in the environment variable for a SharePoint root component was causing the backing up of its Filesystem directory structure to fail.


Resolved issue where restore wizard was unable to validate the site collection administrator account from a trusted domain.


Resolved issue where the Application Services folder created as part of a backup operation for the Application Service components over TEMP does not delete upon completion of the backup, causing the folder to remain without an owner, which in turn causes further backups to fail.


Resolved issue where users were unable to delete a backup set as a result of the backup service not containing the required permissions.


Resolved issue where the Management Console displays a timeout message during the deletion of a backup sets, expanding of granular content, or during the mount and link content database wizard.

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Resolved issue where backup operation fails over TSM backup set location because there is an error with TSM API internals.


Resolved issue where user was unable to delete mounted content databases.


Resolved issue where the document item of a document library is restored to a default location when the document library is inside of a custom folder.



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