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Metalogix StoragePoint 5.9.2 - Release Notes

Version 5.7 Release Notes

 

PLEASE NOTE:

·This release does not include a version to be installed on SharePoint 2007.

5.7 Hotfix

Fixed Issues

Module

Description

Work Item

Case No.

RestorePoint for StoragePoint

Add RestorePoint option to StoragePoint license (The option is only enabled with a valid Backup for SharePoint license).

386148

 

Emails now being sent when the Restore job completes

375812

 

Managed MetaData is assigned to restored items

373103

 

Backups taken with SQL Server can be mounted into another SQL instance outside the farm

372323

 

Fixed restoration of Large Files

394355

 

Large File Uploads

Corrected an issue with downloading large files.

391964

 

Timer Jobs

Additional filtering options for Unused BLOB Cleanup Analyze and Estimate functionality

378137

 

UBC Job enhancements for performance

384672

 

Corrected CQM processing job because of license error.

396603

 

Endpoints

EMC DataDomain Adapter page allows edits

372960

 

Temp folder no longer used with Large Files

372873

 

Profiles

No longer prevented from editing profiles with FileShare license (no longer issued)

366707

 

5.7

Features

Integration with Metalogix RestorePoint

A Primary feature with this release is the integration with the Metalogix RestorePoint product. The StoragePoint interface has included a page where users can restore items, folders or lists from SQL database backups. Two major interface changes have been made to help restore the content including:

·A new RestorePoint interface page with a link from the StoragePoint Main Menu.

·A new endpoint type - Content Database Backup Endpoint, which is configured on General Settings. This endpoint is for all profile content database backups. Backup Endpoints will still be used for backing up blobs with the regular profile backup synchronization.

Additional Scope Filters for Unused BLOB Cleanup Timer Job

StoragePoint Unused BLOB Cleanup can add additional filters for endpoints and Large File Uploads. This can help speed up the process.

Added Filtering for ULS logs on the Dashboard

The dashboard is a useful place to get an overview of the StoragePoint configuration and status. ULS log messages can be read directly from the dashboard, and now there are filters so that the errors and warnings can be sorted by profile ID, Profile Name, server, or severity level.

E-Mail Notification for offline license activation

The offline license activation is always required if there is no direct internet access. When using offline activation, the license must be re-validated after 180 days to update changes from the license server. StoragePoint now supports email notification to remind customers of the required activation.

 

FIXED ISSUES

Module

Description

Work Item

Case No.

Endpoints

EMC Isilon only checks for Smartlock when configured

320302

157660

New Endpoints no longer defaulting to use foldering

338066

 

New Content Database Backup Location for use with Backup Synchronization

341097

 

Distributed File System is supported for endpoints.

346915

 

Support for EMC ECS Storage

346917

 

Timer Jobs

BLOB Health Analyzer can also scan for Large Files (optional)

171931

 

Export StoragePoint Settings now contains all timer job information in the XML.

294887

 

Analyze and Estimate for certain timer jobs can now utilize all servers in a multi-SQL server farm

306433

147317, 152150, 162749

Content Queue Migrator timer job has clearer understanding of threads and master/worker configurations

322915

151016

Long file names no longer raising error on Large files using Content Queue Migrator

325268

 

Scheduled timer jobs now complete before the next one is started

326600

 

Unused BLOB Cleanup was slow in high volume environments

342904

141368, 122425, 158218

Improved persistence of deletion audit messages

361867

 

Dashboard

New version notification with link to get upgrade

320302

 

License

Invalid license no longer prevents uninstall

339780


PowerShell

MS addressed inaccessible files after Move-SPSite with RBS

315679

148920, 160229

Product Licensing

When installing the Metalogix StoragePoint for the first time or if the key has expired, you will be prompted to enter a License Key. License keys can be entered during install/upgrade or using the License Management page. A link to the License Management page is found on Application Management page, in the StoragePoint main menu.

Third Party Contributions

This product contains the following third-party components. For full text of third-party license information, see https://www.quest.com/legal/third-party-licenses.aspx.

Component

License or Acknowledgment

AlphaFS 2.0.1

Copyright © 2008-2018 Peter Palotas, Jeffrey Jangli, Alexandr Normuradov

AWS SDK for .NET 1.0.3

This component is covered by the Apache License Version 2.0, January 2004

FtpClient 13

Copyright © 2011 J.P. Trosclair

Microsoft Windows Azure Storage 6.0.0

This component is covered by the Apache License Version 2.0, January 2004

Rackspace API 1.4

Unless otherwise noted, all files are released under the MIT license, exceptions contain licensing information in them.

Copyright © 2008, 2009 Rackspace US, Inc.

Apache License Version 2.0

License Text - Apache 2.0

Apache License

Version 2.0, January 2004

http://www.apache.org/licenses/

 

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