New features and updates

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The following new features and updates have been added to this release of NetApp SaaS Backup for Office 365.

March/April 2020

  • You can now set a date range greater than the default five-day range when you browse backed up items in all services.

    Image shows how to set the date range for browsing channels in the UI

  • SaaS Backup for Office 365 now supports backup to Microsoft TeamsChat. With this new functionality, you can backup and restore your conversations, channels, tabs, attachments, members, and settings found in Microsoft TeamsChat.

    To enable this feature, go to Support and submit a request.

    You can also email the SaaS Backup support team at saasbackupsupport@netapp.com.

January 2020

  • You can now view mailboxes, sites, mysites, groups, or accounts that have been deprovisioned.
    Viewing deprovisioned items

  • User licenses are now automatically release seven days after the accounts are purged. You can view a list of items scheduled to be purged within seven days and list of items that have already been purged.
    Viewing a list of purged data

  • Backup for Microsoft OneNote notebooks is now supported for Microsoft SharePoint Online and OneDrive for Business.
    Enabling backups for OneNote

September 2019

  • You can now activate support for paid subscriptions of SaaS Backup.
    Activating support enables you to access technical support over the phone, online chat, or web ticketing system.

June 2019

  • SaaS Backup for Office 365 now supports the backup and restore of items created using the copy-to feature in Microsoft SharePoint Online and Microsoft OneDrive for Business.

  • Enhancements have been made to include additional details in the restore statistics including restore size, restore location, and additional comments.

May 2019

April 2019

  • SaaS Backup for Office 365 now supports deletion of security groups.

  • Shared mailboxes no longer consume a user license.

March 2019

  • SaaS Backup for Office 365 now supports multiple backup locations in each supported region.

    You can now choose any of the available locations in your selected region as the site for your data backup. Choosing the location that is geographically closest to the location of your data is recommended. The location recommended by SaaS Backup is marked as preferred in the list of options.

    Note: If you are upgrading from a trial version and you choose a backup location that is different from the location used in your trial, your trial data is not preserved.

  • You can now release user licenses and make them available for other users.
    Releasing a user license

February 2019

  • SaaS Backup for Office 365 now supports the following:

    • Backup and restore of archive mailboxes.

    • Enhanced backup and restore statistics across Microsoft Office Exchange Online, SharePoint, and OneDrive for Business.


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