Backup Exec 20.4 Readme
- Backup Exec 20.4 Readme
What's new in Backup Exec 20.4
Table: What's new in Backup Exec 20.4
Backup Exec monitors access to its disk-based storage device locations. Any changes to the disk-based storage device locations can only be done by Backup Exec. No other process can write to the disk storage.
Support for Resilient Change Tracking (RCT)
Backup Exec supports protection of virtual machines hosted on Hyper-V using the Resilient Change Tracking (RCT) method. Resilient Change Tracking (RCT) is available for Hyper-V running on Windows Server 2016 and later.
Backup for Office 365 with Veritas SaaS Backup
Free trial of Veritas SaaS Backup is available for Backup Exec customers for fully automated data protection for Office 365 and other SaaS workloads.
For more information about Veritas SaaS Backup, go to the following URL:
Support for Veritas Smart Meter
Backup Exec users can track their capacity usage and entitlement with Veritas Smart Meter.
Support for Server Message Block (SMB) and Scale-Out File Server
Backup Exec supports protection of Hyper-V virtual machines hosted on Server Message Block (SMB) and Scale-Out File Server shares. This support is available if the Resilient Change Tracking (RCT) method is selected and Hyper-V is running on Windows Server 2016 and later.
Support for Microsoft SharePoint Server 2016 with GRT
Backup Exec now adds support for granular restore of individual items (GRT) from SharePoint 2016 backups.
Backup virtual machine disks selectively - Hyper-V
You can now choose which virtual disks to include or exclude when backing up Hyper-V virtual machines.
This feature is applicable for virtual machines hosted on Hyper-V and is already available for VMware virtual machines.
Backup jobs with debug logging enabled
Backup Exec users can run a job with debug logging enabled. This feature makes it easy to get the debug logs, which can be sent to technical support.
You can find a list of the new features in earlier releases of Backup Exec in the What's new in Backup Exec document.