Release notes for the latest v3.0.x CPM release

Release notes for the latest v3.0.x CPM release

In order to upgrade to version 3.0.x from 2.4.x/2.5.x/2.6.x , please see the instructions here:

Upgrade to 3.0 is available via AMI upgrade only.

Main New Features in v3.0:
New UI
Completely revamped UI with a brand new dashboard which shows you information about your backups and cost explorer/saving.

Recovery Scenarios
Allows defining a sequence of recoveries for several or all backup targets of a single policy during a recovery session.
(Available for Advanced & Enterprise editions)

Glacier Archive Support
Glacier support enhances data lifecycle management and provided the ability to automatically move snapshots to Amazon Glacier from S3 
(Available for Enterprise edition)

Cost Explorer
Provides actual EBS snapshots cost per policy in same account
(Available for Advanced & Enterprise editions)

Resource Control cost savings 
Provides predicted infrastructure cost-savings from resource control  (how much cost is saved when instances turned off)

Policy Time Zone
Ability to select the time zone for each backup policy (schedule)

View important product announcements directly from the UI

Change log:

Feb 2020 - version 3.0.0

N2WS-5226 - Allow user to test worker configuration
N2WS-7378 - Add Anonymized Mode to Usage Report
N2WS-7379 - Add Unprotected Resources Scheduled Report 
N2WS-7013 - Adds ability to take point-in-time, crash-consistent snapshot across multiple EBS volumes
N2WS-8041 - Cross Account AMI ID taken from instance tag
N2WS-10323 - RDS DR, options group on target region 
N2WS-9645 - Account, add option to select scanned resource types (instances, rds, etc.)
N2WS-9593 - Merge backup & RC tag scans
N2WS-10037 - Enable 'off only' group operation in Resource control
N2WS-10917 - New RDS Instances type - Z1d
N2WS-11423 - Support IMDSv2
N2WS-11123 - SES not allowing reports for unverified email 
N2WS-12758 - Have minimum of 30 minutes between reports.

Issues fixed:
N2WS-12262 - Tagged instances and volumes with "#" features are not scanned properly when policy name differs by upper/lower case from policy in CPM
N2WS-12260 - Cleanup process failed
N2WS-12238 - Orphan backups cause excess AWS charges
N2WS-11975 - Remove snapshot report from download log feature
N2WS-11712 - Need to change reports that exceed SES 10 mb size limitation
N2WS-11676 - CPM may freeze during deletion of S3 backups
N2WS-11675 - Connectria ami cleanup leaves ami undeleted
N2WS-11379 - Recovering instance using API doesn't apply the Security Groups of the backed-up instance
N2WS-11131 -  Freezer items will not show in UI freezer tab but show in config file and logs
N2WS-11065 - Recovery of RDS creates a reader even though its not multiple AZ.
N2WS-10848 - DynamoDB backup, need to change bytes field type
N2WS-10831 - Allowing a simultaneous  restore of multiple instances from a policy
N2WS-10830 - Better documentation of silent config options
N2WS-10694 - CPM Server remains in "recovery mode" despite removing excessive instances
N2WS-10391 - Ability to select the time zone individually for each backup policy (schedule)
N2WS-10319 - No Licencing warning on exceeding resources limits
N2WS-9806 - If DB snapshots fail for reaching AWS limit, CPM instead of failing the backup and printing an informative error, is "orphaning" it:
N2WS-9101 -  FIle level restore gets error Failed exploring directory. Reason: 'utf8' codec can't decode byte 0xfa in position 1: invalid start byte
N2WS-9088 - CPM Standard Edition may fail to terminate workers

Known issues:
N2WS-12779 - FireFox timeout occurs before VPC clone is completed, However clone is successful eventually.
                         Customers encountering this issue may use other browsers as a workaround.   

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