BackupBuddy 4.0.0.2

BackupBuddy was updated to version 4.0.0, from version 3.4.0.7. Changelog:

4.0.0

  • Various user interface and layout improvements for usability and simplification.
  • Re-organized Settings page.
  • Backup profiles.
  • Streamlined & simplified Restore / Migrate page.
  • View text-based files within backup archives. Hover over backups on the Backups or Restore / Migrate page for additional options.
  • Restore files from backup archives. Easily “roll back” files.
  • ImportBuddy: Backup meta information now viewable from Step 1 by clicking the ‘View Meta’ button next to each backup listed.
  • New setting to be notified if no new backups have occured in X number of days.
  • Error Notification email “Test” link added for verifying email-sending functionality properly works on your server.
  • Ability to delete local backup after manually sending to a remote destination.
  • Ability to customize the “from” email address for any email notifications sent by BackupBuddy.
  • ImportBuddy: Improved readability & look of database test results. Improved testing to help catch database permissions problems.
  • View database exclusions based on profile on Server Information page.
  • View file exclusions based on profile on Server Information page.
  • Built-in tutorial/tour added to many pages for additional help in BOTH BackupBuddy AND ImportBuddy.
  • Integrity check details now lists tables broken out in step details.
  • Cleaned up integrity check data structure to be more extendable in future.
  • Fixed framework not handling custom savepoint in item-specific names.
  • Now tracking last backup finish time in data structure in addition to existing start time.
  • Fixed housekeeping cron job not being runnable.
  • ABSPATH now listed on Server Information page URLs and Paths section.
  • Fixed Windows paths causing “Download” link not to show on backups page.
  • Replacing colons in remote path when storing to Stash. (users with custom ports in URLs encountered error)
  • Re-organized Settings page.
  • Backup Statistics moved from backup listing to the Details section available by hovering a backup and selecting “View Details” under the “Status” column.
  • Recent backups Status Details now shows common window shared with backups list.
  • fileoptions no longer deleted due to merely old age. Only removed when corresponding backup is removed.
  • Fixed database mass replace changing tabs whenever beginning.
  • ImportBuddy: Added additional checking on Step 3 controller to verify DAT contents still exist in data structure. This detects an interupted restore process (ie restarting importbuddy in a new tab wiping out DAT array).
  • ImportBuddy: Database test now verifies table creation ability to insure permissions are valid. Also deletes temporarily created table.
  • ImportBuddy: Database test now verified prefix is in proper format. Format: XXXXX_ where X’s are alphanumeric and prefix ends in an underscore.
  • ImportBuddy: Database test interface results improved & UI cleaned up.
  • Replaced jQuery live() calls with on() due to deprecation.
  • Fixed scheduled send notification email erroring if fileoptions locked. Now ignores lock and uses read-only mode.
  • New data structure version: 6.
  • Fixed zip system hanging on symbolic links in some cases / configurations.
  • Settings page prompts to save if user navigates away from page or tab after making an unsaved change.
  • Additional information now stored in backup meta data such as profile details.
  • Backup buttons on “Backups” page now list all profiles available for starting a manual backup.
  • Cleaned up & made permissions errors consistent when unable to create any directories.
  • Activation error messages no longer display unexpected error output.
  • Fatal directory error messages no longer show on non-BackupBuddy pages.
  • Fatal directory errors now block the ability for a backup to begin.
  • Anti directory browsing verification now only runs on BackupBuddy pages on frontend and only on scheduled cron runs on backend for better performance.
  • Loopback connection error now provides server response in textarea within error box to indicate server response and details.
  • BackupBuddy temp / storage directories now added to Paths & Permissions section of Server Information page for troubleshooting permissions issues.
  • Added user and group IDs to Permissions section of Server Information page.
  • Added PHP process username, UID, and GUID to Server Information page.
  • Server Information page file count updating fixed.
  • Removed all embedded videos from Remote Destination pages to avoid JS conflicts / issues.
  • Misc bug fixes.
  • Misc UI cleanup.
  • Misc wording updates.

4.0.0.1

  • Fixed error downloading backup ZIP file on Windows servers.
  • Fixed javascript error on File Restore page on Windows servers.

4.0.0.2

  • Fixed directory exclusions not being migrated to v4.0.