Agent 8.15.0 Release Candidate


Agent 8.15.0 Release Candiate will be released to all territories tonight so that it is availalable for start of business tomorrow Wednesday 10 October 2012.

Agent 8.14 which brings Patch Management for non-security Microsoft updates (courtesy of LANGuard 2012), performance improvements to the Event log check, Re-synchronisation of Managed Antivirus quarantine and new and updated support monitoring Antivirus and Backup products, will be made available for auto-update.

The full release notes are as follows:

Agent v8.15.0 Release Candidate

Managed Online Backup

  • UPDATE: Update Managed Online Backup to IASO Backup Technology 2012 (
  • UPDATE: Add plugin to backup Oracle Databases
  • UPDATE: Add plugin to backup Microsoft SharePoint (VSS)
  • UPDATE: Reduce size of incremental backups for Exchange plugin
  • UPDATE: VMWare plugin now releases snapshots after each backup is completed
  • UPDATE: Support for Microsoft Windows 8 and Microsoft Windows Server 2012
  • UPDATE: Allow Managed Online backup encryption keys to be manually changed by user
  • UPDATE: Ensure backups are still completed if either LocalSpeedVault or Managed Online Backup Server is temporarily unavailable
  • UPDATE: Add the option in Files & Folders and Network Share plugins to choose whether to Overwrite or Skip existing files during restore operations
  • UPDATE: Backup Manager now shows Server and LocalSpeedVault synchronisation status
  • UPDATE: Backup Manager now shows used storage space for storage account
  • UPDATE: Backup Manager now shows storage node address

Miscellaneous Updates and Bugfixes

  • UPDATE: Add support for ARCserve v16 to the Backup Check
  • UPDATE: Improve detection of installed Norman Antivirus for Antivirus Update Check
  • BUGFIX: Ensure all relevant events are registered for CA ARCserve Backup in the Backup Check

With kind regards,
The GFI MAX Team

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