Release Notes for Recovery Series, Recovery Max, ION/ION+, and Unitrends Backup 10.7.7

This document describes new features and fixes introduced in the 10.7.7 release. For upgrade instructions and considerations, reference the Upgrade Guide for Recovery Series, Recovery MAX, ION/ION+, and Unitrends Backup.


Rebooting the Unitrends appliance is recommended upon upgrading to this release.


VMware 8.0

You can now deploy the Unitrends Backup appliance to vCenter 8.0 or ESXi 8.0. For details, see the Deployment Guide for Unitrends Backup on VMware.


UI enhancements

  • Dashboard tiles – Updated font and border styles, added this reports icon to applicable tiles: . Hover to view a description of the report or click to run the report.
  • Reports – Added breadcrumbs to reports.

Security updates

Applied appliance security updates.


Windows agent

This release includes updated Windows agents. The 10.7.7 agent is recommended for most 64-bit Windows assets is required for Windows fixes in this release.

Beginning in Windows agent release 10.6.6, a secure pairing is automatically established between the appliance and the Windows agent on each of its protected assets. Consider the following before upgrading the Windows agent:

  • If upgrading from a pre-10.6.9 agent release, backups may fail until the pairing completes successfully (this can take up to two hours).
    • To protect Hyper-V clusters, SQL clusters, or file server clusters with the secure agent pairing feature:
      - The cluster must be running agent version 10.6.9 or higher.
      - The Unitrends appliance and cluster must be running in the same time zone.

For additional agent requirements, see Installing or upgrading the Windows agent in the Upgrade Guide for
Recovery Series, Recovery MAX, ION/ION+, and Unitrends Backup.



The table below lists fixes included in this release. 

Component   Fix
  • Windows image-level backup – Fixed an issue where backups failed after data had been migrated from an NTFS drive to a ReFS drive.
Hot backup
  • Connections to newly updated Cloud targets will automatically retry if the initial connection fails.
recovery (IR)
  • Fixed an issue where VMware IR failed in cases where the virtual host's password contained special characters.



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