Release Notes

01-11-2019 / IvyBackup 2.9.11

What's New?

  • FTP / FTPS Backup upload support.
  • New Event Backup - Create a backup when a device is connected ( USB Drives, External Hard Disks, Memory Cards etc ).
  • Improved support for on-demand backups - You no longer need to set a backup destination ahead of time or as you create a job, you can select it on demand.

Improvements

  • Better support for large backups ( 20GB and up ).
  • Performance Improvements: Faster full, differential and incremental backups.
  • Performance Improvements: Faster backup imports.
  • Cloud Storage - IvyBackup now signs into all linked cloud storage services when it starts rather than at the time a backup is about to be uploaded.
  • Improved labels and wording to indicate and distinguish between scheduled, manual and event based backups.
  • Reduced startup time, jobs load faster.

Bug Fixes

  • Backup Job Compression - Fixed issues with changing backup job compression levels. Also added labels to show what the actual compression value is.
  • Fixed: Timeout causing crashes when uploading backups to cloud storage on bad internet connections.
  • Minor bug fixes.

12-18-2018 / IvyBackup 2.9.10

What's New?

  • Microsoft OneDrive integration.
  • Added two new tools to encrypt and decrypt backups on the fly.
  • The backups and the tests list are paginated, this improves performance for large backup and test record collections.
  • Two new quick start guides.

Bug Fixes

  • Minor bug fixes.

11-20-2018 / IvyBackup 2.9.9

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed: Notifications about inaccessible files when backing up.
  • Fixed: Issue where backup uploads fail when not signed into Dropbox, Google Drive or pCloud.
  • Fixed: Issue with crashes occurring when trying to close IvyBackup while a PDF log is being saved.
  • Minor bug fixes.

11-09-2018 / IvyBackup 2.9.8

What's New?

  • Getting started dialog for first time users.
  • Rename jobs and edit descriptions with one click.
  • Email provider presets for gmail and yahoo mail.
  • Email notifications for backup test results – success or failure.

Improvements

  • Improved: Better scales and scaling for reports.
  • Improved: Minor usability improvements from high resolution displays.

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed issue with import/exports window not showing items on high resolution displays.
  • Fixed: automatic updates we’re broken from 2.9.7
  • Minor bug fixes.

10-26-2018 / IvyBackup 2.9.7

Improvements

  • Improved: Minor user interface improvements for better usability.

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed issues with incorrect schedule intervals being saved.
  • Minor bug fixes.

10-17-2018 / IvyBackup 2.9.6

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed: pCloud integration.
  • Fixed: Better handling of email notification failures.
  • Minor bug fixes.

10-10-2018 / IvyBackup 2.9.5

What's New?

  • 2 new reports:
  • Storage Capacity and Utilization Report
  • Backup performance Report
  • Email notifications

Improvements

  • Improved: Minor user interface improvements for better usability.

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed: Minor inaccuracy in reports.
  • Minor bug fixes.

08-16-2018 / IvyBackup 2.9.2

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed: Minor bug where multiple source backups fail if some sources are missing.
  • Fixed: Minor bugs in cloud storage connection setup.
  • Fixed: Minor bugs in snapshot file restores.
  • Minor bug fixes.

07-31-2018 / IvyBackup 2.9.1

Improvements

  • Snapshot restores.

Bug Fixes

  • Minor bug fixes.

07-02-2018 / IvyBackup 2.9.0

What's New?

  • Event based backups.
  • Theme support.

Improvements

  • User interface support for high resolution devices.
  • Automatic updater.

Bug Fixes

  • Minor bug fixes.

05-26-2018 / IvyBackup 2.8.5

What's New?

  • Two new reports: backup coverage and backup test coverage.
  • Tips for first time users.
  • Dynamic post backup/restore actions.
  • Search for backups by saved notes and search for backup tests by test type.

Improvements

  • Backup imports.
  • User interface support for high resolution devices.
  • Cloud storage link process, added built-in connector.

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed: Inaccurate job status displayed after importing disabled jobs.
  • Minor bug fixes.

05-13-2018 / IvyBackup 2.8.3

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed: Issue with freezing interface elements.

04-27-2018 / IvyBackup 2.8.2

Improvements

  • Minor interface improvements.

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed: Issue with incorrect default settings.
  • Minor bug fixes.

04-16-2018 / IvyBackup 2.8.1

Improvements

  • Minor interface improvements.

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed: Issue with restoring encrypted snapshots.
  • Minor bug fixes.

04-06-2018 / IvyBackup 2.8.0

What's New?

  • Disk imaging support.

Improvements

  • Minor interface improvements.

Bug Fixes

  • Bug in minimized startup.
  • Minor bug fixes.

03-09-2018 / IvyBackup 2.7.5

Improvements

  • Full Backup performance for hard drive backups.

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed: Bug in folder filters.
  • Minor bug fixes.

03-02-2018 / IvyBackup 2.7.4

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed: Bug causing job sources dialog fail to close.
  • Fixed: Minor inconsistencies in figures from report overview.
  • Minor bug fixes.

02-25-2018 / IvyBackup 2.7.3

What's New?

  • Backup job templates.

Bug Fixes

  • Minor bug fixes.

02-20-2018 / IvyBackup 2.7.2

What's New?

  • Support for multiple backup sources.

Improvements

  • Minor performance Improvements.
  • Reports.
  • Cloud storage connection setup.

Bug Fixes

  • Minor bug fixes.

02-12-2018 / IvyBackup 2.7.1

What's New?

  • Dashboard Overview.
  • Reports Overview.
  • Notifications export.

Improvements

  • Minor performance Improvements.

Bug Fixes

  • Minor bug fixes.

02-01-2018 / IvyBackup 2.7.0

What's New?

  • 256 Bit AES Encryption.

Improvements

  • Backup imports/exports.
  • Include/Exclude filters.

Bug Fixes

  • Minor bug fixes.

01-26-2018 / IvyBackup 2.6.10 r5

What's New?

  • Cloud storage support for Google Drive.

Improvements

  • Cloud upload performance.

Bug Fixes

  • Minor bug fixes.

01-26-2018 / IvyBackup 2.6.10 r1

Improvements

  • Backup imports.

Bug Fixes

  • Minor bug fixes.

01-22-2018 / IvyBackup 2.6.10

What's New?

  • Additional keyboard shortcuts.
  • Additional command line switches.
  • Settings import/export.

Improvements

  • Report format.

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed: Job import/export bug.
  • Fixed: Windows integration bug.
  • Minor bug fixes.

01-15-2018 / IvyBackup 2.6.9

Improvements

  • Minor Interface improvements.
  • Help Documentation

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed: Shadow copy leak.
  • Minor bug fixes.

01-07-2018 / IvyBackup 2.5.7

Improvements

  • Minor Interface improvements.

Bug Fixes

  • Minor bug fixes.

12-29-2017 / IvyBackup 2.5.5 r5

What's New?

  • Cloud storage support for pCloud.
  • Silent mode.

Improvements

  • Dropbox integration for large backup uploads.
  • Notifications

Bug Fixes

  • Minor bug fixes.

12-01-2017 / IvyBackup 2.5.5

What's New?

  • Automatic Backups (Real time backup decision making).
  • Cloud Storage Support for Dropbox.
  • On Demand and Scheduled Backup Testing.

Improvements

  • User Interface Improvements: Easier Backup and Job Management.
  • Logging capabilities.
  • Pre/Post Backup Actions

Bug Fixes

  • Minor bug fixes.

07-29-2017 / IvyBackup 2.5.4 r7

Improvements

  • Significant backup engine performance improvements.
  • Backup manager auto-updates while backups occur.
  • User interface improvements.

Bug Fixes

  • Minor bug fixes.

12-29-2016 / IvyBackup 2.5.4 r6

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed: Some schedule editing conflicts.
  • Fixed: Some memory performance issues related to repeating/linked jobs.
  • Minor bug fixes.

12-22-2016 / IvyBackup 2.5.4 r5

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed: Minor User Interface bug fixes, shortcut conflicts.
  • Fixed: Job duplicate bug; Job manager displaying incorrect backup information for duplicate jobs.
  • Fixed: Job manager bug; Source size checks occasionally failing.
  • Minor bug fixes.

12-12-2016 / IvyBackup 2.5.4

What's New?

  • Persistent backup schedules.
  • Backup manager, backup notes.
  • Additional file comparison methods.
  • Backup open/locked files.
  • Timestamps in report logs.
  • Log Lists.

Improvements

  • Performance of backup and comparison engines.
  • More responsive Windows Explorer integration.
  • Backup Create/Restore Progress Interfaces.
  • Pre/Post Backup actions: shutdown, logoff, suspend, rush job options.
  • File Filters.
  • Application Status notifications.
  • Auto updates.

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed: Issue when restoring snapshot of file belonging to more than one job i.e. duplicate jobs.
  • Fixed: Issue where differential backups where being created with invalid source information.
  • Fixed: Issue where backups were failing silently if the some backups were missing in the chain.
  • Minor bug fixes.

07-06-2016 / IvyBackup 2.2.2 r7

Bug Fixes

  • Stability and other minor bug fixes.

06-22-2016 / IvyBackup 2.2.2

What's New?

  • Differential backup support.
  • Improved user interface.
  • Improvements to logging.

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed: Issue with identifying files that have been modified subtly in between backups
  • Fixed: Issue with backups not being found.
  • Minor bug fixes.

04-26-2016 / IvyBackup 1.18.2

What's New?

  • Help documentation.

Improvements

  • Efficiency improvements to backup engine; creates and restores backups faster.
  • Minor interface improvements.
  • Pre/post backup actions.

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed: Parallel job creation is more stable.
  • Minor bug fixes.

04-07-2016 / IvyBackup 1.16.2

What's New?

  • Snapshots; ability to select and restore individual files.
  • Folder/file excludes, pre/post backup actions.
  • Interface improvements, keyboard shortcuts.

Improvements

  • Backup engine more stable.

Bug Fixes

  • Minor bug fixes.

03-24-2016 / IvyBackup 1.12.1

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed: Bug causing incremental jobs not to occur.
  • Fixed: Bug that were causing backups to occur on unselected days.
  • Minor bug fixes.

03-22-2016 / IvyBackup 1.11.1

What's New?

  • Auto check for new updates.
  • Import/Export of jobs.

Improvements

  • Updates to user interface, column management options.

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed: Some major engine improvements, backups run faster.
  • Minor bug fixes.

03-10-2016 / IvyBackup 1.4.7

What's New?

  • Improved flexibility with backup parameters, full backups and incremental backups can be more finely tuned.

Improvements

  • User interface changes.

Bug Fixes

  • Minor bug fixes.

02-27-2016 / IvyBackup 1.1.4 r5

What's New?

  • CRC and SHA1 hashes for file corruption checking during restore process.

Bug Fixes

  • Minor bug fixes.

02-17-2016 / IvyBackup 1.1.4

What's New?

  • Minimize on startup option.
  • Task bar icon.

Bug Fixes

  • Minor bug fixes.

01-15-2016 / IvyBackup 1.0.3 r4

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed: Issues with performing extremely large backups.
  • Minor bug fixes.

01-12-2016 / IvyBackup 1.0.3 r2

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed: Issues with parallel jobs.
  • Minor bug fixes.

01-05-2016 / IvyBackup 1.0.3

What's New?

  • Incremental backup support.

Improvements

  • User interface, cleaner and more responsive.

Bug Fixes

  • Minor bug fixes.

09-24-2015 / IvyBackup 0.8.3 / First Public Release

What's New?

  • Backup compression support.
  • Many minor improvements.

Bug Fixes

  • Minor bug fixes.