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18.12.2 ‘Voyager’ released

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Changes compared to 18.12.1 and 18.11.4

New Features

  • Option to keep deduplication indexes in on-disk temporary files instead of RAM
  • API to list all available software platforms
  • API to download more platform-specific variants of Comet Backup installer, for smaller filesize
  • Unbranded registry option for mixing in additional entropy for differentiating device IDs
  • Optional new Device ID column on the Connected Devices page


  • Faster response for job cancellation
  • Minor reduction in CPU usage when rebuilding indexes
  • Minor reduction in memory usage for backup-tool processes
  • Improve performance of loading Protected Item history views in Comet Backup by optimising the network request
  • Rename all 'ID' columns in the Comet Server web interface, to clarify which ID they refer to

Bug Fixes

  • Fix an issue with Elevator / Delegate user account mismatch when backing up Hyper-V, Application Aware Writer, and Exchange EDB Protected Items
  • Fix an issue with inconsistent SIGINT / SIGHUP handling on Linux
  • Fix an issue with "null" retention ranges in user account profiles, that could cause the Comet Server web interface to crash
  • Fix a cosmetic issue with creating additional duplicate Windows Firewall rules every time Comet Server is upgraded
  • Fix a cosmetic issue with unnecessary repeated application titles in dialog windows in Comet Backup
  • Fix a cosmetic issue with small usage percentages in the Storage Vaults table in the Comet Server web interface