BackupAssist v7 beta: Preview 2 – Central Administration

BackupAssist version 7 sees the first iteration of a great new central administration console  for remote control access.

Administrators can now manage all of their local network installations of BackupAssist through one single web interface hosted by a central nominated BackupAssist installation.

All backup jobs and reports from your various installations can be quickly monitored and remote control sessions can be launched to manage a specific installation for changes. In effect, administrators no longer need to remotely log in to a BackupAssist server to manage all of its settings.

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BackupAssist v7 beta: Preview 1 – New interface

http://www.zensoftware.co.uk/blogresources/2012/11/ba7Beta_box.pngOne of the most noticeable changes in version 7 of BackupAssist is how it looks and feels, so I thought I’d use this first of two preview posts to take an early look at the new interface in a little more detail.

Earlier iterations of BackupAssist have often been praised for their simple interface layout and ease of use, so when I first heard that the developers were looking to improve on this for version 7, I’ll admit to being a little apprehensive!

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