Document history - Amazon DataSync
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Document history

The following table describes important additions to the Amazon DataSync documentation. We also update the documentation frequently to address feedback that you send us.

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ChangeDescriptionDate

Using tags in task executions

You can now tag your Amazon DataSync task executions.

December 16, 2022

Support for S3 Glacier Instant Retrieval

You can now transfer objects directly into the S3 Glacier Instant Retrieval storage class.

December 16, 2022

Copying object system metadata

Amazon DataSync can now copy system metadata when transferring between an object storage system and Amazon S3.

December 16, 2022

New Amazon Web Services Regions

Amazon DataSync is now available in the China (Beijing) and China (Ningxia) Regions.

December 14, 2022

New Amazon Web Services Region

Amazon DataSync is now available in the Middle East (UAE) Region.

November 16, 2022

Support for self-signed certificates with object storage locations

Amazon DataSync can connect to object storage locations that use self-signed or private certificates.

October 25, 2022

Get data compression information

Amazon DataSync can provide the physical number of bytes transferred over the network after compression was applied.

October 25, 2022

Public preview release of Amazon DataSync Discovery

Use DataSync Discovery to help accelerate your migration to Amazon.

September 21, 2022

Support for Amazon FSx for NetApp ONTAP file systems

Amazon DataSync can now transfer files and folders to and from FSx for ONTAP file systems.

June 28, 2022

New security options for Amazon EFS locations

Amazon DataSync can access Amazon EFS file systems using TLS, access points, and IAM roles.

May 31, 2022

New Amazon DataSync task setting

With the Copy object tags option, you can specify whether to maintain object tags when transferring between object storage systems.

May 5, 2022

New Amazon Web Services Region

Amazon DataSync is now available in the Asia Pacific (Jakarta) Region.

April 19, 2022

Support for Amazon FSx for OpenZFS file systems

Amazon DataSync can now transfer files and folders to and from FSx for OpenZFS file systems.

April 5, 2022

Support for Amazon FSx for Lustre file systems

Amazon DataSync can now transfer files and folders to and from FSx for Lustre file systems.

December 10, 2021

Support for Hadoop Distributed File Systems (HDFS)

Amazon DataSync now supports transferring files and folders to and from HDFS clusters.

November 3, 2021

New Amazon Web Services Region

Amazon DataSync is now available in the Asia Pacific (Osaka) Region.

July 28, 2021

Fully automated transfers between Amazon storage services

Amazon DataSync can now transfer files or objects between Amazon S3, Amazon EFS, or FSx for Windows File Server with just a few clicks in the DataSync console.

November 9, 2020

Adjusting the network bandwidth used by a running task

Amazon DataSync now enables customers to adjust the network bandwidth used by a running DataSync task. This helps to minimize impact on other users or applications when a task spans multiple days.

November 9, 2020

Enhanced support for on-premises DataSync virtual machine (VM) functions

The Amazon DataSync agent VM host console now supports enhanced functions, including activating an agent from the local console.

October 19, 2020

Amazon DataSync can now transfer data to and from Amazon Outposts

DataSync now supports transferring objects to and from Amazon S3 on Amazon Outposts.

September 30, 2020

Support for API filtering

Amazon DataSync now supports filtering for the ListTasks and ListLocations API calls, enabling you to easily retrieve configuration of data transfer tasks by using filters such as the source or destination for the data transfer.

August 18, 2020

Support for copying data from your self-managed object storage

Amazon DataSync now supports data transfer between self-managed object storage and Amazon S3, Amazon Elastic File System, or FSx for Windows File Server.

July 27, 2020

Support for Linux Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM) and Microsoft Hyper-V hypervisors

Amazon DataSync now provides the ability to deploy on-premises agents on the KVM and Microsoft Hyper-V virtualization platforms, in addition to the existing VMware and Amazon EC2 options.

July 1, 2020

Amazon DataSync can now automatically configure your Amazon CloudWatch Logs configuration

When using DataSync, you now have the option of automatically generating the CloudWatch log group and resource policy required to publish logs for your data transfer, simplifying task creation and monitoring setup.

July 1, 2020

Amazon DataSync can now transfer data to and from Amazon Snowcone

DataSync now supports transferring files to and from Amazon Snowcone, the smallest member of the Amazon Snow Family of edge computing and data transfer devices. Snowcone is portable, ruggedized, and secure—small and light enough to fit in a backpack and able to withstand harsh environments.

June 17, 2020

New Amazon Web Services Region

Amazon DataSync is now available in the Africa (Cape Town) Region and the Europe (Milan) Region.

June 16, 2020

Enhanced monitoring capabilities with file-level logging

You can now enable detailed logging for files and objects copied between your NFS servers, SMB servers, Amazon S3 buckets, Amazon EFS file systems, and FSx for Windows File Server file systems.

April 24, 2020

Support for copying data between your SMB share and Amazon FSx for Windows File Server

You can now copy data between your SMB share and FSx for Windows File Server.

January 24, 2020

Support for scheduling tasks

You can now run tasks manually or schedule them to run based on a specified schedule.

November 20, 2019

New Amazon Web Services Region

Amazon DataSync is now available in the Asia Pacific (Hong Kong) Region, Asia Pacific (Mumbai) Region, Europe (Stockholm) Region, South America (São Paulo) Region, and Amazon GovCloud (US-East) Region.

November 20, 2019

New Amazon Web Services Region

Amazon DataSync is now available in the Canada (Central) Region, Europe (London) Region, and Europe (Paris) Region.

October 2, 2019

Support for Amazon S3 storage classes

You can now transfer objects directly into Amazon S3 storage classes.

September 24, 2019

New Amazon Web Services Region

Amazon DataSync is now available in the Middle East (Bahrain) Region.

August 28, 2019

Support for copying data between your Server Message Block (SMB) share and Amazon S3 or Amazon EFS

You can now copy data between your SMB file share and Amazon S3 or Amazon EFS.

August 22, 2019

Support for using virtual private cloud (VPC) endpoints

You can now create a private connection between your agent and Amazon and run tasks in a private network. Doing this increases the security of your data as it's copied over the network.

August 5, 2019

Support for Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) endpoints

You can now use FIPS endpoints to create agents and run tasks.

August 5, 2019

New Amazon Web Services Region

Amazon DataSync is now available in the Amazon GovCloud (US-West) Region.

June 11, 2019

Support for filtering

You can now apply filters to transfer only a subset of the files in your source location when you transfer data from your source to your destination location.

May 22, 2019

First release of Amazon DataSync

General release of the Amazon DataSync service.

November 26, 2018