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.
One 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!
You may have picked up from our subtle marketing that something new is on the horizon with the next release of BackupAssist, Version 7.
Now the public Beta is here I’m excited to be able to finally tell you all about the new features, which include a completely reworked interface design.
First off, let me introduce the completely new simplified interface and layout…