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Areca Backup / News: Recent posts

Areca 7.4 has been released

Release notes for version 7.4 :
- Fixed issues that could occur on temporary files in multi-users environment
- Areca now attempts to locate your archives when importing backup configurations
- Minor memory optimizations when handling large directories
- Max memory that can be used by Areca has been increased from 256MB to 512MB.

Posted by aventin 2013-12-07

Areca 7.3.8 has been released

Release note :
- Additional integrity checks after archive merges
- Fixed memory management issue when recovering
- Prevent from modifying backup scheme (full, differential, incremental) when resuming an interrupted backup.

Posted by aventin 2013-11-04

Areca 7.3.7 has been released

Release notes :
- Up-to-date CS, ES and HU translations

Posted by aventin 2013-08-31

Areca 7.3.6 has been released

Release notes :
- Added certificate authentication for SFTP connectivity
- Passwords are now encrypted in configuration files.

Posted by aventin 2013-08-21

Areca 7.3.4 has been released

Release notes :
- Improved error messages when dangling symbolic links are encountered.

Posted by aventin 2013-06-29

Areca Backup 7.3.3 has been released !

Release notes for version 7.3.3 :
- Improved error messages in case of invalid encryption configuration
- Delta storage bugfix
- Fixed memory issues that could occur when too many errors were encountered while checking archives.

Posted by aventin 2013-05-17

Areca Backup 7.3.2 has been released !

It fixes a bug that could occur when trying to resume an aborted backup that was created with plugins activated

Posted by aventin 2013-05-11

Areca Backup 7.3.1 has been released !

Release notes for version 7.3.1 :
- Fixed a bug that could prevent the workspace from loading when drives are disconnected.

Posted by aventin 2013-04-14

Areca Backup 7.2.18 has been released

Release notes for version 7.2.18 :
- Fixed freeze issues when trying to connect to unresponsive FTP/SFTP servers
- Up-to-date Chinese and Japanese translations.

Posted by aventin 2013-03-22

Areca-Backup 7.2.17 has been released

This new version comes with minor GUI and backup wizard bugfixes

Posted by aventin 2012-11-22

Areca 7.2.16 has been released !

Release notes for version 7.2.16 :
- Fixed SMTPs compatibility issue : Areca can now send the 'STARTTLS' command when establishing the connection
- Fixed a bug on transaction points
- Fixed a bug that could occur when handling files starting with a whitespace
- Improved file modification detection : Areca can now inspect the files' content instead of relying on their attributes
- Minor wizard improvements.

Posted by aventin 2012-11-15

Areca-Backup 7.2.14 has just been released !

Release notes :
- Fixed a compatibility issue with IBM JVMs (Base64 encoding)
- Better error management when handling compressed archives
- Areca now uses by default the local temporary directory as working directory when checking archives
- Better plugins integration

Posted by aventin 2012-10-27

Areca 7.2.13 has been released

What's new in this version :
- Fixed a bug that could occur when handling target sources spread across multiple drives
- Better integration of plugins.

Posted by aventin 2012-10-14

Areca 7.2.12 has been released

Release notes :
- Fixed a bug introduced in v7.2.11 that could occur with image backups when no file needs to be stored.

Pre processors are now run whether a backup is required or not (ie even if no file has to be stored).

Posted by aventin 2012-08-26

Areca 7.2.11 has been released

Release notes for this new version :
- Backup is now launched without simulation (simulation step removed because not necessary anymore)
- Improved texteditor options
- Minor GUI bugfixes.

Pre processors are now run whether a backup is required or not (ie even if no file has to be stored).

Posted by aventin 2012-08-25

Areca Backup 7.2.9 has been released

Release notes for version 7.2.9 :
- Added filename encoding verifications when recovering or merging archives
- Minor GUI improvements.

Posted by aventin 2012-05-17

Areca 7.2.8 has been released

Release notes for version 7.2.8 :
- Added a 'check archive' option after merge
- CBC mode added to encryption parameters
- Stored file list can be included in backup reports.

Posted by aventin 2012-05-12

Areca Backup 7.2.7 has been released

release notes :
- Minor backup shortcut codepage bug fix
- Classpath bug fix.

Posted by aventin 2012-05-01

Areca Backup 7.2.6 has been released

Release notes :
- New email preprocessor
- Translation fix on German language pack
- File filtering bugfix
- Errorcode management bugfix (Windows)
- Minor GUI enhancements

This version changes the way memory settings can be overriden. (former JMaxHeap and JInitialHeap options)
Please refer to the online help for more informations.

Posted by aventin 2012-04-29

Areca Backup 7.2.4 stable has been released

Release notes :
- Recovery optimization when handling large volume of data
- Improved recovery options
- Two merge bug fixes

This new version of Areca fixes two bugs in the 'merge' function. It is recommended to check archives created by merging with previous (7.2.x) versions of Areca. (by using the built in 'check' function)

Posted by aventin 2012-01-19

Areca Backup 7.2.4 * BETA * has been released

Release notes :
- Recovery optimization when handling large volume of data
- Improved recovery options

Posted by aventin 2011-12-10

Areca backup 7.2.3 has been released

This new version includes minor bugfixes

Posted by aventin 2011-09-20

Areca backup 7.2.2 has been released

Release notes for version 7.2.2 :
- Statistics can now be added to backup reports
- Recovery performance improvements when handling large number of files
- Minor GUI enhancements and bugfixes.

Posted by aventin 2011-08-29

Areca backup 7.2.1 has been released

Release notes for version 7.2.1 :
- Transaction parameters have been added to the target configuration window.

Posted by aventin 2011-02-19

Areca backup 7.2 has been released

Changes :
- Added support for intermediate transaction points (allows resuming a backup in case of error / cancel)
- Added SFTP storage
- Added control on encrypted filenames wrapping (better Linux / Windows compatibility)
- Enhanced control on FTP passive mode. (checks that servers behind a firewall do use a masquerade address)
- Minor GUI enhancements

Posted by aventin 2011-01-23