ApexSQL Backup 2017 R5 – Product update alert

ApexSQL Backup 2017 R5 has been released

About ApexSQL Backup: ApexSQL Backup is a tool that enables management and automation of backup jobs while preserving the backup chain for easy point-in-time restoration (database rollback). In addition, it offers automation of backup, restore, and log shipping jobs, stores details of all backup activities and enables easy cross server backup management and maintenance. ApexSQL Backup offers instant backup creation, as well as instant backup restoration, and backup security is enhanced by automatically performing backup verification. All captured metric values and backup activities are automatically stored in a central database repository.

For more information visit the ApexSQL Backup product page

About this release:


  • Agentless deployment on remote servers
  • Restoring of individual database objects
  • Intelligent database backup scheduling
  • Improved network resilience
  • Databases with a backup schedule are now ticked in the treeview
  • Added T-SQL script generation for every supported job

Improved quality:

  • 11 bugs and known issues fixed

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Release notes


October 12, 2017