JetApps recently released JetBackup 5.1.8 to BETA/EDGE Tier. These release notes provide a summary of core bug fixes, new features, stability fixes, and fresh GUI updates! Please note that “Base” features and bug fixes apply to all JetBackup versions. Panel Specific features and bug fixes have also been added.

What’s new

JetBackup 5.1.8 (Base):

  • Enhanced the quality of logs.
    • Logs now show how long an item was “Queued” and how long it took to actually “execute”.
  • Added stability by preventing the ability to backup and restore at the same time.
    • Processes can be queued together, but will not run at the same time to avoid errors.
  • Added the ability to restore an account without the Panel Config backup.
    • This allows you to keep your current account configuration and restore other items without having to do so manually.

JetBackup (cPanel):

  • Users granted all privileges will be treated like root.

Bug Fixes

JetBackup 5.1.8 (Base):

  • Fixed an issue where search filters would not clear.
  • Provided standard security updates to Jetphp.
  • Fixed an issue where API calls were repeatedly being made after error.
  • Fixed a bug where you could not filter Backup Logs by “JB Config” type.
  • Fixed an issue with encrypted backups and restores.
  • Fixed an issue with forks being stuck after a Disaster Recovery.
    • Subsequently fixed an issue causing JetBackup Config backup job to be stuck “Processing” after DR.
  • Fixed an issue allowing users to queue multiple Backup on Demands at one time.
    • Changed the owner of the Backup on Demand to the user that is being backed up.
    • Added additional confirm box to create a Backup on Demand.
  • Fixed an issue where Reseller Accounts were not being listed when creating Reseller Account Filters.
  • Fixed an issue where logs were reporting the wrong “Free Space” on destinations.
  • Fixed an issue where Queue items would appear as duplicates.

JetBackup (cPanel):

  • Fixed an issue when restoring without panel configuration.
  • Fixed an issue with ftpquota.lock causing errors from cPanel API.

GUI Updates

  • Changed pagination to always fetch the first 25 items of every list by default.
  • Enhanced our Installation/Disaster Recovery interface.
    • Removed the “Exit DR” button on new installations.
    • Added more information to the Disaster Recovery screen.
  • Updated more growl notifications for success/errors.

Plugin Updates

S3 Compatible Plugin v1.0.16:

  • Fixed an issue preventing restoration of the JB Config from Destinations on S3  Plugin.
  • Added upload retries to help with CURL errors.
  • Added multipart uploads
    • Now able to upload files 5GB+ to supported S3 Compatible Destinations.

Known Issues

The resolution of these issues is currently in progress!

  • Working on an issue where the end-user cannot load the JetBackup 5 interface if JetBackup 4 is also installed on the same server.
  • An issue where the ‘jetbackup’ user causes the built-in DA backup to fail.
  • Failed to write to socket issues on SSH Destinations.
  • Backing up the default email on cPanel.

For more information on closed issues, please visit JetBackup Change Log.
For more information on new features, please visit JetBackup 5 Documentation.
If you would like to leave feedback, please visit JetBackup Forums.
if you would like to leave a new feature request, please visit JetApps Feature Request Panel .