v7.2 Release Notes

Release Date: 28 August 2017

New Features

  • Microsoft SQL Object Recovery

  • Microsoft SQL Log Truncation

  • Calendar Jobs View

  • ASUSTOR NAS support

  • Multiple schedules per job

  • Transporter-only packages for Synology, QNAP, and ASUSTOR NAS.


  • Default password for NAKIVO VA was changed

  • Ability to add the same host multiple times to NAKIVO inventory

  • Additional time zones were added to the product

  • Description is shown in the list of available credentials for Log Truncation

  • Exchange Log Truncation is supported for Public Folders databases now.

Fixed Issues

  • Backup and recovery of Encrypted VMware VMs could fail.

  • Incorrect amount of free space was shown for EFS repository.

  • Multiple fixes for Exchange Log Truncation functionality.

  • Product inventory could show duplicates of Hyper-V VMs on Failover Cluster.

  • Repository space reclaim could be not interrupted by recovery job that has higher priority.

Known Issues

  • CBT Driver for Hyper-V 2012 (R2) is not available (this feature will be available in one of the next releases)

  • Flash VM Boot and Screenshot Verification for Hyper-V are not available (this feature will be available in one of the next releases)

  • Encrypted repositories are not supported with RHEL/SLES (required packages are missing)

  • NFS datastores cannot be used as target datastores for flash VM boot or screenshot verification

  • Replica/recovered VM disks are always created as Lazy zeroed if source VM had both Lazy and Eager zeroed disks

  • Exchange OLR: Emails that were forwarded to recipient as attachments cannot be recovered from the mailbox

  • Linux transporter should be used for replicating/backing up VMs with SATA disks

  • Exchange Public Folders are not supported for granular recovery

  • Default backup repository of the Virtual Appliance cannot be extended beyond 16 TB

  • Application-aware processing for AWS EC2 may freeze when using domain credentials

  • Replica AMIs and recovered EC2 instances have "Platform" attribute set to "Other Linux" due to AWS API limitations

  • Active Directory printers are skipped during recovered items import

  • First Class Disk (FCD) cannot be backed up if it is not attached to any VM

  • VSS quiescing is not supported for encrypted VMs

  • HotAdd is not supported if the VA with Nakivo Backup & Replication has the same BIOS UUID as the VM to be backed up or replicated

  • Swap file skipping is not supported for the Dynamic Disks

  • If the same Hyper-V VM is processed by multiple jobs simultaneously and those jobs are started at the same time, some of the jobs may fail to create VM checkpoint

  • Recovery job on Hyper-V does not allow creating VMs with identical names

  • Backup and replication of Hyper-V VMs with shared drives are not supported

  • Linux swap in files currently is not skipped. Only Linux swap partitions are supported

  • Older versions of ESXi (4.1, 5.0, 5.1) require an installation of the special Transporter

  • File recovery fails if the HDD's Virtual Device Node is SATA and Transporter proceeding the job is installed on Windows

  • Microsoft SQL object recovery won't work in case database is located on a Windows dynamic disk

  • File Recovery from Windows dynamic disks is not supported for ASUSTOR NAS

  • Microsoft SQL object recovery is not supported for Microsoft SQL Server 2008

  • Hyper-V on Windows Nano Server cannot be added to NAKIVO Backup & Replication Inventory