Version history - SAP HANA on Amazon
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Version history

The following table summarizes the changes for each release of Amazon Backint agent.

Version Details Release date
2.0.4.797

Manual installer update

January 10, 2024
2.0.4.779

Agent

  • Support for ap-southeast-4 (Melbourne), eu-central-2 (Zurich), and eu-south-2 (Spain) Regions.

January 2, 2024
2.0.4.768

Agent

  • Improved resiliency for Amazon S3 connection timeouts.

October 06, 2023
2.0.3.755

Agent

  • Improved AWSSAP-InstallBackint and AWSSAP-InstallBackintForAWSBackup input validation.

  • Removed boto3 requirement for installation of the agent.

September 13, 2023
2.0.2.732

Agent

  • Set config file permissions to sapsys group.

  • Support for ap-south-2 (Hyderabad) and me-central-1 (UAE) Regions.

July 14, 2023
2.0.1.671

Agent

  • Added support for Amazon Backup as storage media.

  • Support for backint protocol 1.5.

  • Support for Python 3.

April 17, 2023
1.05.4

Agent

  • Support for ap-southeast-3 (Jakarta) Region.

February 22, 2023
1.05.4

Agent

  • Improve AWSSAP-InstallBackint SSM document Amazon KMS input validation.

February 25, 2022
1.05.3

Agent

  • Improve AWSSAP-InstallBackint SSM document input validation.

February 04, 2022
1.05.2

Agent

  • Bug fix: robust error handling for Amazon S3 connection failures.

December 08, 2021
1.05

Agent

  • Support for Intelligent-Tiering S3 storage class.

  • Support for shortening S3 paths.

  • Support for separate log, data, and catalog backup S3 paths.

SSM & manual installer
  • Support for python3 non-compiled version of the installer.

  • Support for installation through Ansible configurations.

  • Bug fix: Removal of ASCII characters.

Manual installer

  • Bug fix: Agent binary signature verification in silent mode.

August 30, 2021

1.04

Agent

  • Support for bucket owner full control access to backup objects for cross-account backups.

  • Bug fix: Parallel restore configuration issue.

Manual installer

  • Support for Amazon EC2 Instance Metadata Service (IMDS) v2.

May 28, 2021

1.03

Agent

  • Support for ap-northeast-3 (Osaka-Local) Region.

  • Support for rotating agent log files.

  • Support for additional S3 object tags.

  • Improvements to parallel restore using efficient parallelism.

SSM installer
  • Bug Fix: SSM document to locate python2 library for installation.

Manual installer

  • Bug Fix: Support for isolated instances to make Regional S3 calls.

  • Support for automatic agent signature verification.

March 31, 2021

1.02.1

Agent

  • Bug Fix: kms-key formatting issue.

December 4, 2020

1.02

Agent

  • Bug Fix: Backup failure at high throughput due to failed connection with S3.

November 19, 2020

1.01

Agent

  • Support for GovCloud Regions.

  • Support for specifying number of S3 threads that can run in parallel using UploadConcurrency parameter in configuration file.

Manual installer

  • Removed -o flag.

  • Added -l flag, which allows you to specify the location of the agent .tar file.

SSM installer

  • Added support for specifying agent installation version.

  • Added feature to ignore S3 bucket validations.

  • Bug Fix: Occasional installation failure when Amazon CLI installation is selected.

July 17, 2020

1.0

Initial release.

May 18, 2020