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May 9th, 2011

New features

  • Ability to choose "existing database file location" as well as the SQL Backup suggested defaults.


  • Improvements to purging backup files in the following cases:
    • when folders contain spaces in the name.
    • when the restored database name differs from the original database name.
  • Support for KEEP_CDC.
  • LATEST_ALL keyword fixes for restoring the latest full backup and and all subsequent log and differential backups, in particular:
    • handling large backup sets.
    • handling SQB files created with earlier versions of SQL Backup.
  • Network resilience bug fixes.
  • Product activation improvements.
  • Improved debugging information and error handling:
    • Improved timeout for VDI functions and threaded SQL connections.
    • Debug information for decompression.
    • More exception handling code when writing process data for the GUI.
    • When creating new folders.
    • Partially created backup files when running of disk space.
    • Detect if transaction log backup file has previously been restored during log shipping..

Other changes

  • Quality improvement program - users now have the option to send usage information back to Redgate to help us improve future versions.
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