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Release Notes for inSync Client 6.0.1

What's new in inSync Client 6.0.1?

With inSync Client 6.0.1 for Cloud, Druva introduces a simplified, intuitive Client interface, redesigned workflows to activate a device, add or replace a device, and other improvements as described below, which make the end user's experience seamless and easy. Labels, messages, and instructions across the interface have been simplified for a better and consistent experience. The updated interface aligns with the standards used across inSync management consoles to provide a simplified and consistent experience to the end users and administrators alike.

 The following enhancements will be available with the inSync Client 6.0.1 for inSync Cloud scheduled for release in May 2018.

Links to detailed documentation for new features and enhancements will be available at the time of the release.


Improved inSync Client User Interface experience

The new inSync Client 6.0.1 user interface has been improved to provide end users with an intuitive data protection and restore experience with simplified workflows and consistent labels and messages across the interface. 

  • Simplified Activation workflow

The simplified and enhanced inSync Client Activation workflow helps the end user to quickly get through the activation process and configure the device easily as shown in the following illustration. 

inSync Client Activation screen
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  •  Improved Add and Replace device workflow

The improved Add or Replace devices workflow displays a more streamlined interface, where complex steps and technical labels have been replaced with easy to understand labels and instructions. The new inSync Client interface provides a re-designed and simplified workflow to enable the user to add or replace a device easily as shown in the illustration below. 

Add or Replace device workflows
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  • Intuitive Backup summary

The inSync Client 6.0.1 user interface displays Backup and Restore on the same screen, making it a user-friendly experience for end users to easily find the actions they need to perform to back up their data or restore content. Folder names displayed under Backup Content have been made more intuitive and labels and messages across the interface have been simplified.

The following illustration displays these changes as seen on inSync Client 6.0.1.

Backup summary 
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  • Updated Restore workflow

The Restore window now displays the recent snapshot instead of the entire snapshot listing. If required, the user can select the previous snapshots from the drop-down list. Also, the search capability has been moved to the center of the Restore window to allow users to search through devices and snapshots quickly.

The following illustration displays the latest snapshot details on the Restore screen.

Restore screen

  • Enhanced Settings screen

In the inSync Client 6.0.1, the pop-up windows on the Settings screen have been updated and designed to give a seamless experience. The following illustration displays the Proxy Settings pop up window.

Proxy Settings
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Improved display of folder names

On the inSync Client 6.0.1, users can now see the actual folder names on the Backup Content and Restore Snapshot screens, instead of the system path variables that are defined by the administrators in the inSync Management Console.

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inSync Cloud features 

With this release, inSync also provides enhancements for inSync administrators to manage client devices from the inSync Management Console.

To know more about these inSync Cloud updates and other enhancements available with this release, see inSync Cloud Updates.

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