Release notes for the latest v4.1.x CPM release

Release notes for the latest v4.1.x CPM release

First time Installing? Watch the 'Install and Configure N2WS Backup & Recovery '  video tutorial created by our solution architect:
For upgrade instructions please check this KB Article: https://support.n2ws.com/portal/kb/articles/upgrade-instructions-for-v3-x
Permissions: due to the new functionality, you may need to update your permission policies. Please see the JSON templates attached to this KB:
CPM VSS Agent:  The agent was last changed at v3.1.x, when upgrading from an earlier version you will need to update the agent after the upgrade.
Please manually upgrade the VSS Agents by downloading the thin backup agent from the upgraded CPM server UI and reinstalling it within the instance OS.



Upgrade to 4.1.0 is available via AMI upgrade only.


Main New Features in v4.1.0:

Backup & Recovery for SAP HANA
  1. Automate backup for SAP HANA in-memory database to an Amazon S3 repository and recover data with confidence to the original instance or to a new one with fully orchestrated recovery.

Additional AWS S3 Support
  1. Immutable Backups / Object Lock - Protect your data from accidental deletions as well as malicious attacks (like Ransomware) by creating immutable backups in your N2WS S3 repositories with the new S3 Object Lock integration enabled.
  2. RDS copy to S3 now supports Postgres engine, Archive to Glacier and Recover Users

Additional Amazon FSx Support
  1. Protect Amazon FSx for NetApp ONTAP alongside your other AWS services. Automate backup and benefit from orchestrated restore of all volumes or single volumes.
  2. Support for performing FsX Recovery via Recovery Scenarios

Additional VPC Clone Support
  1. Support for Transit gateway
  2. Improved support for VPC entities such as NAT Gateways and Route Tables 
  3. Removed VPC size limitation

Additional Azure cloud Support
  1. DR option for VM & Disks
  2. Support for Azure MSSQL database backup


Change log:

Enhancements:
N2WS-20472 - Add support for "cpm_backup"
N2WS-20471 - Change tags from spaces to underscores in silent configuration
N2WS-19971 - Backup/recovery support for new EC2 instance types:  t4g, m6a, m5zn, m6g, m6gd, g5, g5g, r6i, c6i, c5a, c5ad, c6g, c6gd, c6gn, r6g, r6gd, x2gd
N2WS-19067 - Add option to minimize all list views toolbars and filter bars
N2WS-19011 - Add context menus to tables
N2WS-19616 - Use EBS API to copy to S3 volumes with marketplace codes.
N2WS-18929 - Add Tag scan log filter
N2WS-18912 - Add S3 Expired status to the backup report
N2WS-18888 - View Azure and AWS simultaneously
N2WS-18631 - Add support for EFS cross account DR
N2WS-17936 - Add support for regional/One-zone EFS recovery
N2WS-17677 - Add a mechanism to delete volumes that leaked from worker
N2WS-17613 - Add Support for recovery scenario from S3 for independent volume
N2WS-17567 -  Add AMI ID to snapshot report
N2WS-16972 - Use GP3 volume type instead of GP2 for workers when copying small volumes
N2WS-16689 - Add option to disable EBS API for workers
N2WS-15689 - Persist columns widths
N2WS-15688 - Add option to customize columns display for tables
N2WS-13510 - Retain Parameter Group and Security Group settings on RDS recover


Issues fixed:
N2WS-20407 - FLR file corruption
N2WS-20379 - Possible invalid archive configuration
N2WS-20112 - Failing to terminate one zombie worker prevents from deleting other workers
N2WS-20096 - Cross-account recovery of encrypted volumes fails with watchdog timeout
N2WS-19901 - UI Agents screen times out
N2WS-19525 - Remove rds:CreateDBCluster from DR permission check
N2WS-19425 - Disable docker0 interface on CPM instance
N2WS-19177 - Announcements not cleared after upgrade
N2WS-19078 - Failed cross-account DR of encrypted volume creates "error" snapshots
N2WS-19898 - Alert for missing backups results shows wrong times due to DST
N2WS-19808 - Throughput capacity is missing from recovery window for fsx
N2WS-19829 - Can't create S3 Repository for bucket located in enabled region with assume role account type
N2WS-19790 - Improve cleanup performance 
N2WS-19716 - Policy fails to load backup targets when region has EC2 with instance-store root volume
N2WS-15546 - AMI ID recovery textbox does not get updated with correct AMI ID

Security Fixes:
Apache/2.4.52– Apache upgraded to latest version
N2WS-18768 - Add password complexity & expiration



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