Rapid Recovery 6.1.2 - Release Notes

Enhancements

This section lists enhancements implemented in Rapid Recovery release 6.1.2 or enhancements not previously described in technical product documentation.

Additional Linux distributions supported

Rapid Recovery release 6.1.2 includes updates to its Network Block Device (NBD) implementation that expand support for Rapid Recovery Agent to version 7.3 of CentOS, Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL), and Oracle Linux.

These three Linux operating systems rely on a third-party component, NBD, to support reading and writing data in fixed-size blocks over a TCP/IP network. The remaining Linux distributions supported by Rapid Recovery Agent include NBD in the kernel.

Exchange Server 2016 DAG support

Rapid Recovery now offers support for Exchange Server 2016 DAG clusters. The application and cluster configuration has been tested with release 6.1.1 and release 6.1.2 of Rapid Recovery and verified to be compatible with both releases of the software.

Limited support for vSphere/ESXi 6.5

Beginning with release 6.1, Rapid Recovery provides limited support for vSphere/ESXi 6.5. Unless otherwise indicated, functions supported for ESXi 6 now work for ESXi 6.5. Read the following details carefully for a full understanding.

The following functions are supported:

The following limitations exist:

In general, new features specific to ESXi 6.5 may not function and are not supported until the VDDK is updated and tested in a future release of Rapid Recovery.

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