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October 31, 2023
Transfer Appliance now has alpha-level support in the gcloud CLI (gcloud alpha transfer appliances) allowing you to view in-progress transfer results, work with draft orders, clone existing orders, and more. See the reference documentation for full details.
October 09, 2023
'ta mount' and 'ta unmount' are command line tools offering the user the ability to mount their own NFS or CIFS shares onto the appliance.
Learn more about how to mount to an appliance.
September 27, 2023
March 08, 2023
November 10, 2022
Users can now use SMB to transfer data by enabling SMB file share.
September 14, 2022
Users can now review data that successfully transferred and failed to transfer in log files that auto-generate after a transfer is completed. Learn more about data verification log files here.
September 09, 2022
Remote Wipe is an optional step in the appliance return process that allows customers to erase data on their appliance before returning it to Google.
Learn more about how to wipe an appliance.
September 02, 2022
The lock/unlock feature allows you to securely move an appliance between data centers while ensuring that the data is encrypted and not accessible when the appliance comes in contact with third-party shipping services or people outside of your organization.
Learn more about the guide here.
August 17, 2022
Edge Appliance is now generally available (GA).
Edge Appliance is a Google Cloud-managed, secure, high-performance appliance for edge locations. It provides local storage, ML inference, data transformation, and export.
August 12, 2022
You can now place your Transfer Appliance into suspend mode before moving it to a new location. Suspend mode removes access to data on the device and suspends any transfers.
Learn more from the Suspend section of the documentation.
July 12, 2022
Transfer Appliance is now available in an additional size. The TA7 appliance offers up to 7TB of storage in a smaller form factor than our other appliances. It offers both online and offline transfer modes.
June 29, 2022
Transfer Appliance now supports monitoring of the amount of data stored on your appliance, and whether online transfer is enabled, through Cloud Monitoring. See Monitor Transfer Appliance for details.
June 16, 2022
You can now order Transfer Appliance from the Cloud console, as well as view, track, and manage your orders and appliances. For more info, see the Order Transfer Appliance page.
June 02, 2021
Transfer Appliance offers the Transfer Appliance Cloud Setup Application. The application prompts for several settings, and uses the information you provide to configure your Google Cloud permissions, preferred Cloud Storage bucket, and Cloud KMS key for your transfer.
March 30, 2021
Transfer Appliance version 2.2 is deprecated and replaced by Transfer Appliance version 4.0.
Transfer Appliance version 4.0 is now available to order in Singapore.
November 04, 2020
Transfer Appliance version 4.0 is released.