This topic includes the release highlights, new features, and enhancements in inSync 5.3.
|Efficient Administration|| |
|Rich End-User Experience|| |
|Deeper IT Visibility and Advanced Security Controls|| |
|Expanded Sharing and Collaboration || |
|Superior Backup Performance || |
Note: For additional information about the release, see Release Details.
New features and enhancements
This section contains a list of new features introduced with Druva inSync 5.3.
|Add volume to storages||inSync 5.3 offers greater flexibility of scaling up your storages when demand exceeds capacity.|
|Flexible user-storage mapping||As inSync 5.3 administrators, you now have more control over mapping storages with profiles. On moving the end-users to new storage: |
|Support removed for disk space saving storage||With inSync 5.3, you can only create storages optimized for performance. However, disk space saving storages that were created in the earlier releases will be supported.|
|Auto-configuring proxy support|| |
With inSync 5.3, you can mass-deploy proxy server configuration on inSync clients.
inSync supports HTTP, SOCKS4 and SOCKS5 proxy types. After deployment, inSync client can access inSync server through proxy servers with static IP address as well as through proxy servers whose details are published through a PAC file or a WPAD URL. It also supports authentication at the proxy server, either through a single user ID and password or through active directory credentials of a user.
|Improved inSync client UI||The inSync client UI is greatly improved in inSync 5.3. |
Some of the improvements are as follows:
|Backup profiles based on operating system|| |
inSync 5.3 offers administrators the ease of configuring laptop backup content based on the operating system of the user devices. The administrator can configure folders, email client, and settings for a specific OS.
|Enhanced mobile content security for backup and DLP||inSync 5.3 offers administrators variety of options to implement BYOD and content security policies for mobile devices. As an inSync administrator, you can: |
inSync 5.3 offers flexibility to the end-users while backing up their mobile data. The end-users can:
|Easy configuration of folders and files for backup||inSync 5.3 offers the end-users the ease of configuring folders and files for backup. They can now browse their computers folder hierarchy and select the folders and files for backup.|
|Enhanced inSync Share Experience|| |
The inSync Share functionality has been vastly improved in this release by adding the following features:
|Enhanced administrator and user audit trail||inSync 5.3 offers greater transparency on administrator and end user activities. |
|Unity Interface support for inSync client||inSync 5.3 adds support for the Unity interface used on Ubuntu computers.|
|OS X Mavericks (version 10.9) support for inSync client||inSync 5.3 adds support for Mac OS X Mavericks.|
|Improved data depulication efficiency||With increased data deduplication, inSync 5.3 saves more space on your storages.|
|Restoring folders to customized paths on mobile devices||With inSync 5.3, you can restore inSync data to the original location or a custom location on the SD card of your mobile device.|