MSP360™, the leading provider of multi-cloud data backup and disaster recovery (BDR) solutions, is offering free MSP360™ Backup for Desktop for Windows and macOS licenses to MSPs and other users in addition to other zero-cost resources during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
All new Windows and macOS desktop operating systems endpoints installed through May, 15 are free for 90 days. After 90 days of usage, users are given the option to purchase or opt-out of the software.
Sign up today and obtain your free 90-day license!
MSP360 (CloudBerry) Explorer for macOS 1.0.0 (BETA) is now out. This is a new tool that inherits basic features of MSP360 Explorer for Windows along with user experience enhancements for devices running on macOS platforms. Continue reading
In MSP360 Backup for Windows 6.2, the item-level restore feature is expanded with the support of item-level restore for Microsoft Exchange Server 2013, 2016 and 2019. For now, this feature improvement is available as BETA for all supported Microsoft Exchange Server versions. Continue reading
MSP360 Backup 6.1.1 is equipped with the improved master password feature.
With a master password feature enabled, all storage credentials, backup and restore plan configurations, settings are encrypted and secured with a signature. Any unauthorized actions will require to provide the master password.
The feature provides the following improvements:
Command Line Interface is now can be protected with a master password
Unauthorized copying of configuration files is protected with PStore (Protected storage)
Manual setting changes will require to provide the master password
Password reset feature is introduced.
To Configure Master Password Settings
1. In the application menu, select Options.
2. Switch to the General tab.
3. To specify the master password for accessing the application on each run, select the Protect console with master password check box.
4. Specify the password in the Master Password field, then in confirm in the Confirm password field.
5. To expand the master password protection for CLI usage, select Protect CLI with master password check box.
6. Click Apply.
Using Master Password in Command Line
Once a master password protection feature is expanded to CLI usage, you must use a master password to execute any CLI command.
To do it, use the -mp argument in any command.
To request the trial license under master password protection, use the following command:
MSP360 Backup 6.1 fully supports Azure Stack as a storage destination.
Azure Stack is an extension of Microsoft Azure that provides an on-premises environment for delivering Azure services within customers' own computing facilities. It offers a consistent cloud infrastructure, providing businesses with a wide range of computing solutions and services, without the latency that can impact remotely hosted, cloud-based applications.
To Add Azure Stack as a Storage Destination
Open the application menu, then click Add New Account.
In Select Cloud Storage dialog box, select Azure.
In the Azure Account dialog box, fill in your Azure credentials. Select AzureStack item in the Account type drop-down menu.
Specify the Service endpoint.
In the Container drop-down menu, select the Azure container for your backups or select Create New Container to create a new one.