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22.12.5 ‘Voyager’ released

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Changes compared to 22.12.4

SECURITY NOTICE: This version of Comet Server fixes an important security issue related to administrator accounts. If you share your Comet Server with tenant administrators or limited-permission administrator accounts, we strongly recommend upgrading at the earliest possibility.

New Features

  • Adding two new email report templates: Recent Activity Report and Group Status Report


  • Add guidelines for time boundaries when configuring an email report in the Comet Server web interface
  • Added validation to the Protected Item dialog in the Comet Backup desktop app, to stop empty Protected Items from being created
  • If there is no Protected Item when opening the Comet Backup desktop app, automatically open up the new Protected Item dialog

Bug Fixes

  • Fix an issue with the Comet Backup desktop app failing to run on Linux due to being unable to find the backup-tool binary
  • Fix an issue where manually deleting files or snapshots from a busy Storage Vault could result in a "Success" status with no action taken
  • Fix an issue with the COMET_FORCE_VSS_PROVIDER environment variable not taking effect in subprocesses
  • Fix an issue with suspended tenants and users continuing to send email reports
  • Fix an issue with a potential crash when creating an Office 365 Protected Item
  • Fix a security issue in Comet Server where a malicious tenant administrator could gain arbitrary code execution