Release notes

This page documents production updates to Actifio. Check this page for announcements about new or updated features, bug fixes, known issues, and deprecated functionality.

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April 19, 2022

You can now get instant access to Actifio's knowledge and support portal "Actifio NOW" when you create the Actifio NOW account, after sign up.

Makes it easy to set up Actifio GO for Google Compute VMware engine with a preferred topology of Sky on Compute Engine.

Enables easy linkage of OnVault to Google Cloud storage classes i.e., Coldline, Nearline, Standard, and Archive storage.

This update changes the location of onboarding collateral (such as videos and documentation), so that it is visibly accessible in the screen layout, thereby improving onboarding.

Fixed issue related to quick Actifio Global Manager (AGM) interface timeout when accessing the AGM through the Actifio GO portal.

Fixed known gaps and issues related to user management.

With this update, AGM API's along with new DR orchestration script will take the place of Resiliency Director (RD) for new deployments. The RD is undergoing some back-end modernisation work, and therefore won't be available until 2023.

January 27, 2022

This update addresses shortcomings to minimize support/manual intervention required to make the service usable immediately after subscription.

  • Expanded deployment automation to eliminate manual steps required to deploy into service projects

  • Use-case based self-service sizing of backup engines

  • Streamlined hybrid deployments require fewer manual steps and no intervention from Support

  • Auto-upgrades are included in the deployment process

Reduced operational toil

  • Automated service monitoring through deeper integration with Google Cloud monitoring and alerting tools

  • Improved operational efficiency of service in billing, support, and customer onboarding

Improved usage telemetry and supportability.

October 26, 2021

Actifio GO product documentation is available at https://docs.actifio.com/Actifio-GO. New titles and titles with expanded content include:

  • Actifio GO Deployment Guide
  • Actifio GO Support Matrix
  • Enabling Consumption Billing
  • Protecting & Recovering Google Compute Engine Instances
  • Protecting & Recovering Microsoft SQL Server Databases
  • SAP-HANA DBA's Guide to Actifio GO
  • Getting Started with Actifio GO
  • Actifio Administrator's Survival Guide
  • Network Administrator's Guide to Actifio GO
  • Configuring Actifio OnVault
  • VMware Administrator's Guide to Actifio GO

The documentation for the Actifio VDP product continues to be available at https://docs.actifio.com/10.0.

Actifio GO is now Generally Available. Pre-approval is no longer needed to activate the solution.

Actifio GO migration for heritage customers is available now. Migrate to Actifio GO without drastically changing your existing Actifio heritage deployment.

New On-premises Actifio GO deployments require pre-approval. Please reach out to your Google Cloud account team to request on premises deployment of Actifio GO.

Actifio GO no longer requires $500 usage minimum.

Support matrix for Actifio GO will be published as two documents.

  • Actifio GO Support Matrix covers the support matrix information for workloads running in Google Cloud.
  • Actifio GO Support Matrix - Hybrid covers support matrix information for workloads running on-premises.

Actifio GO installer executable for VMware is deprecated from the date of this announcement.

Consolidated single support matrix document. Support matrix for GO will now be published as two separate documents covering support for workloads running in Google Cloud and a second document covering workloads running on premises.