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  • Phoenix Cloud Update on February 05, 2018

    The following features are available with the Phoenix Cloud update.

    Support for AlwaysOn Availability Groups for MS-SQL server 
    Druva now provides the support for AlwaysOn Availability Groups for MS-SQL server. Druva Phoenix allows you to back up databases that are a part of the AlwaysOn Availability Groups for MS-SQL server.
    The key features of this update include:
    * Seamless auto-discovery of MS-SQL instances and Availability Groups that are available on the MS-SQL server.
    * Ability to enable backups from any preferred secondary or primary node in the Availability Groups.
    With this update, Phoenix provides a new menu option, Protect menu, and the Servers menu is moved to the Protect menu. To access the MS-SQL server backup and restore configurations, operations, and other listings, click Protect > MS-SQL Server.

    For more information, see:
    * Backup methods available for MS-SQL server databases
    * Configure registered server with MS-SQL backup set
    * Configure servers to back up data from multiple workloads
    * SQL errors
    * Prerequisites to backup availability group databases
    * Impact of upgrading Phoenix agent from the old clients to version 4.7.1 on the existing backup sets

    Customer action required: To use all the new capabilities of this feature, upgrade to the Phoenix agent version 4.7.1. 

    Support to trigger backup using command-line interface 
    Druva now allows you to backup jobs through the command-line interface. The command line utility is supported only for the configured MS-SQL backup sets.

    For more information, see Trigger backup using command-line interface.

    Customer action required: To use the new capability of this feature, upgrade to the Phoenix agent version 4.7.1.

    AWS account sharing across multiple organizations 
    Druva now allows you to use an AWS account with multiple Phoenix organizations for disaster recovery. Virtual machines from multiple organizations can be replicated to a single AWS virtual private cloud subnet. 

    For more information, see DRaaS FAQ.

    VMware enhancements 
    You can select resource pool, folder, and network settings at the time of restoring a virtual machine or disk to an alternate location. 

    For more information, see:
    * Restore to alternate location
    * Restore virtual disk

    For detailed information about the updates that are available with the Cloud Push, refer to the Release notes.