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Metalogix Essentials for Office 365 2.4 - Release Notes

Version 2.1.6.0

This version of Metalogix Essentials for Office 365 introduces the following features:

Features

·Hyper Backup for SharePoint Online Site and OneDrive. New backup platform with better performance and faster backup that will help you to save your content fast and easy

·Hyper Backup Tab for SharePoint Online Site and OneDrive. The new tab on Backup will show you the current state of backup or restore individually by user or site and will help to track activity when creating new backup projects.

·Pause and Resume actions for Hyper Backup for SharePoint Online Site and OneDrive. Option Pause/Resume will allow users to pause backup or restore and proceed from the place where it was paused, helping users save time and resources when creating new backup projects.

·Creating recurring scheduled jobs for Hyper Backup projects. Added functionality which allows users to create recurring scheduled jobs when updating Hyper Backup projects.

·Hyper Migration Permissions Compare. Improved logic for permissions migration which will compare permissions on the source parent object with permissions on the source child object. When permissions are different then the tool will break object permission inheritance on the target and preserves the unique permissions for the target in order to prevent permissions from being inherited from the parent object. This will help to prevent permissions throttling problems on Office 365 locations.

·Intelligent permissions migration for Hyper Migration. Improved logic for permissions migration, it will now compare permissions on the source parent object with the source child object. When permissions are different, the tool breaks the object permission's inheritance on the target and preserves the unique permissions on the target, in order to prevent the permissions from being inherited from the parent object. This will help to prevent permissions throttling problems on Office 365 locations.

Fixed Issues

Description

Work Item

Resolved issue with Announcements list views copy between SharePoint Locations.

400576

Resolved the issue with memory allocation.

401595

Resolved issue with publishing sites on Non-English sites when creating new hyper backup.

405420

Resolved issue with orphaned users in "Created By" and "Modified By" fields when creating and updating Hyper Backup Project.

403468

System Requirements

Our desktop tools are multi-threaded/multi-tasking applications.  As such, available system memory is the most critical parameter for optimal performance.

·Product Version: 64-bit - 4GB+ of RAM. To increase memory, start Metalogix Essentials for Office 365 and go to Help > Profile Manager > Memory Management.

·Processor: Quad Core or higher processor.

·Operating System: Windows 8 or higher; Windows Server 2008 R2 or higher.

·Workstation/Server: Many customers install the application on Virtual platforms, however we recommend using an isolated workstation rather than shared servers.

 

Product Licensing

The following is an overview on how to activate license keys both offline and online, using the Essentials Configuration Wizard.
 

1.After purchasing Metalogix Essentials, you will receive an email with the link to the product download and the activation code to activate the product. If you did not receive such an email please contact us: www.quest.com/contact

1.Once installation has been completed, upon starting the Essentials application for the first time, you will be presented with a Registration Screen. Enter your activation code in the allowed space, and select your choice of activation method. For Activate Now proceed to step 2. Go to the following section for instructions on how to Activate Manually (used if you do not have internet access).
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2.The license should appear in the License box and the Activation Status bar should turn green and display "License is Valid". You will also receive a message stating that your License key has been retrieved successfully. Click Ok.  
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3.After this click the Close button and proceed to the product.
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Activating License Keys Manually

After purchasing Metalogix Essentials, you will receive an email with the link to the product download and the activation code to activate the product.

1.Once installation has been completed, upon starting the Essentials application for the first time, you will be presented with a Registration Screen. Enter your activation code in the allotted space, and select to Activate Manually.
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2.You will be presented with a window that details the instructions on how to obtain your license manually in the case that the machine on which Essentials has been installed does not have access to the internet.
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3.As is displayed in the above screen shot, upon clicking Ok, your internet browser will be opened, if you do not have access to the internet, then simply copy the URL in the address bar and paste it into the browser of a machine with an active internet connection. This will give you access to your license data.

4.Select all the license data and copy it, then click Close.
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5.Once you have copied the license data, and closed the license data window, you will be redirected to the Offline Activation page. Paste the license data into the area marked Activation Text. Click Activate.
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6.If activation was successful you will be redirected to the successful activation page. Here you must either copy the Activation Text.
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7.Return to the Essentials Registration Screen. An Enter License Data window will have opened, paste the activation text here, and select Apply.
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8.The license should appear in the License box and the Activation Status bar should turn green and display "License is Valid". Your license has been activated, you may now click Close and use the Essentials console.
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