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21.12.0 ‘Voyager’ released

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Changes compared to 21.11.1

  • Terminology: 'Organisations' are now 'Tenants'

New Feature

  • Replaced the Comet Server web interface Setup Wizard with a Settings page
  • Add option to create ISO file as the recovery media in the Comet Backup desktop app

Enhancements

  • Unified tenant management
  • Keep table headers visible when scrolling a long table in the Comet Server web interface
  • Add icons to the main menu bar and header text in the Comet Server web interface
  • Warn when closing the Settings screen with unsaved changes
  • Upgrade Qt library on Windows for various minor rendering and performance improvements in the Comet Backup desktop app
  • Support fractional screen DPI scaling in Comet Backup on Windows
  • Improve device response time when remotely cancelling jobs from the Comet Server web interface
  • Log additional error messages to the Windows Event Log when a device is unable to process a live-connection action command

Bug Fixes

  • Fix an issue with "too many open files" error messages on macOS and Linux
  • Fix an issue with personal SharePoint sites sometimes not being present for backup
  • Fix an issue with sync state error which lowers performance when running an Office 365
  • Fix an issue with bad request error handling when backing up SharePoint Online or OneDrive
  • Fix an issue with the Comet Server web interface getting stuck on Loading if the remote device is not responding to a cancellation request, by timing out after 30 seconds
  • Fix an issue with remotely cancelling a backup job via the Comet Server web interface if the remote device is running Comet 21.9.8 or later
  • Fix an issue with creating new Storage Vault being rejected in the Comet Backup desktop app while configuring the restrict available Storage Vault types policy to only one type
  • Fix an issue that could cause dangling schedule entries in the user profile when deleting a Protected Item or Storage Vault from the Comet Backup desktop app
  • Fix an issue with missing new Thai and Danish language entries when logged in to the Comet Server web interface as an end-user
  • Fix a cosmetic issue with tab header bars when a dialog contains a tall amount of content in the Comet Server web interface
  • Fix a cosmetic issue with changing dialog window size of the Codesigning dialog when switching tabs in the Comet Server web interface
  • Fix a cosmetic issue with some untranslated text labels in Settings dialogs in the Comet Server web interface
  • Fix a cosmetic issue with error messages for some Disk Image backup jobs if the partition layout cannot be properly understood
  • Fix a cosmetic issue with not showing updated device names in lock file error messages after renaming a device
  • Fix a cosmetic issue with counting group account or team site account itself as a Protected Account on Comet Server web interface