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17.9.3 ‘Voyager’ released

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Changes compared to 17.8.5 and 17.9.2

New Features

  • Start a restore on Comet Backup, remotely via Comet Server's web interface
  • Option to hide Comet logo in the top-right corner of the Comet Backup interface
  • Allow editing Before/After commands in Comet Backup


  • Significant performance improvement for scanning incremental backup jobs and/or scanning restore content when using high-latency cloud storage (for Storage Vaults created with Comet 17.9.3 or later)
  • Minor performance improvement for uploading to Spanned storage
  • Build PIC binaries on Linux

Bug Fixes

  • Fix an issue with reconnecting to SFTP servers
  • Fix an issue with not logging errors when using external SSH authentication for SFTP storage in Comet Server
  • Fix an issue with false positive antivirus detection when Comet Backup loads fallback shims for very old versions of Powershell
  • Fix an issue with some types of errors not appearing in the job report for Import tasks in Comet Backup
  • Fix an issue that could cause the import process to fail for newly created Comet accounts
  • Fix an issue with Before/After commands not covering initialisation / retention operations on Storage Vaults
  • Fix an issue with error propagation if Comet Server loses connection to a storage location
  • Fix a cosmetic issue with inconsistent responses when Comet Server encounters an internal error handling an API request
  • Fix a cosmetic issue with live-connected-device actions in the Comet Server web interface if no schedules were configured for a device
  • Fix a cosmetic issue with overly tall dialog windows in the Comet Server web interface