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Current versions, upgrades, updates and supported systems

Security through current functions

NovaStor's development team is constantly working on optimizing and expanding the range of functions available with NovaStor DataCenter. We work hard to ensure that the latest technologies from market leaders such as Microsoft or VMware are always supported.

In addition to supporting current technologies, our product development works towards the following goals:

  • Increases in stability
  • Increases in security and availability
  • Accelerated backups
  • Reduction of administration effort

For optimal performance and to receive technical support from NovaStor's support engineers, we recommend that you keep your NovaStor DataCenter installation up to date. 

NovaStor's customer communication department will inform you about the availability of new versions of NovaStor DataCenter. You will receive update and upgrade notifications directly to the email address you have provided. 

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Current NovaStor DataCenter versions

NovaStor DataCenter always supports the latest versions of common operating systems and leading business applications. 

Version 8

Update log

Version 8.2.13
release date: February 2021

BUG FIXES
  IMPROVEMENTS
  NEW FEATURES


Improvements

  • VMWare: VMWare 7.0.1 support
  • Restore: The granular restoration of files in Windows VMs now also restores the ACLs.
  • The supplied SSL certificate is now valid for 5 years instead of 1 year.

Fixed bugs

  • Security: The supplied application server (Apache Tomcat) has been updated. This fixes a 'Remote Code Execution Vulnerability'.
  • Hyper-V: Backups to a GIR disk pool (Granular Item Restore disk pool) no longer get stuck in monitoring and not able to complete.
  • VMWare: VMs with NVME controller are now backed up without errors.
  • VMWare: DataStores with special characters in their names are supported.
  • BMR: The current PE boot images are recognized again.
  • Restore: The restoration of data on a single-tape medium no longer leads to an 'invalid block size' error in special cases.
Critical Upgrade Alert for those running a DataCenter / Network version prior to 8.2.11

Note: Starting in version 8.2.9, Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 is no longer a supported OS for the Command Server component.  The oldest Windows OS for a Command Server is Windows Server 2012 x64. To migrate a Command Server to a replacement Windows Server machine follow this Guide.

Supported Systems

Critical Upgrade Alert
Critical Upgrade Alert for those running a DataCenter / Network version prior to 8.2.11

Warning: Upgrading to a new version is not reversible.  If you have an older version, there is no going back with or without NovaCare support.

Supported Operating Systems

Microsoft Windows

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 to 2019
  • Microsoft Windows 10
  • Microsoft Windows 8.1 

Linux

  • RedHat / Centos 6.x – 8.x
  • Debian 8 - 10
  • Ubuntu 16.04 – 20.04 LTS
  • Fedora 28 - 32

Note: The Command Server component only supports x64 OS, Windows or Linux.  The oldest Windows OS for a Command Server is Windows Server 2012 x64. To migrate a Command Server to a replacement Windows Server machine follow this Guide.