DRLM Version 2.4.0 (December 2021) – Release Notes

  • Multiple configuration supported
  • Incremental backups supported
  • ISO recover image supported
  • PowerPC architecture supported
  • ReaR mkbackuponly and ReaR restoreonly supported
  • Configurable DRLM parameters for each client or backup
  • Added drlm-api systemd service
  • HTTPS GUI base to add future functionalities
  • Security token added for comunitacions between DRLM server and client
  • Improved and simplified client configurations
  • Loop devices are replaced by NBD (network block devices)
  • DR file format was changed from RAW to QCOW2
  • Improved instclient configuration workflow
  • List Unscheduled clients bug fixed
  • Removed unsupported SysVinit service management
  • SSH_PORT variable independent of SSH_OPTS
  • RSYNC protocol supported
  • Improved DRLM installation
  • Added drlm-tftpd systemd service
  • Added drlm-rsyncd systemd service
  • Addnetwork, modnetwork and addclient simplified
  • Addnetwork is done automatically when you run addclient
  • DHCP server is managed automatically
  • Improved logs management
  • Debian 11 Support on install client workflow
  • Rocky Linux 8 server and client support
  • NRDP Nagios support
  • New write and full write mode in bkpmgr workflow
  • Configurable backup status after runbackup (enabled, disabled, write or full-write mode)
  • Information improvements and new one client mode in drlm-stord
  • Encrypted backup files


DRLM Version 2.3.1 (July 2019) – Release Notes

  • Fixed DRLM user group permissions (issue #118).
  • Fixed copy_ssh_id function with the -u parameter (issue #119).
  • Listbackup in pretty mode without OS version / ReaR version works now (issue #120).
  • Updated the default configuration.


DRLM Version 2.3.0 (June 2019) – Release Notes

  • Golang DRLM API replacing Apache2 and CGI-BIN.
  • Listbackup command now shows size and duration of backup.
  • Improved database version control.
  • dpkg purge section added.
  • Improved disable_nfs_fs function.
  • Added “-C” on install workflow to allow configuration of the client without install dependencies.
  • Added “-I” in the import backup workflow to allow importing a backup from within the same DRLM server.
  • Added “-U” on list clients to list the clients that have no scheduled jobs.
  • Added a column on list clients that shows if a client has scheduled jobs.
  • Added “-p” on list backups workflow to mark the backups that might have failed with colors.
  • Added “-C” on addclient workflow to allow the configuration of the client without installing the dependencies.
  • Debian 10 Support on install client workflow.
  • Added ReaR 2.5 support on Debian 10, Debian 9, Debian 8, Ubuntu 18, Ubuntu 16, Ubuntu 14, Centos 6 and Centos 7.
  • Added OS version and ReaR version in listclient.
  • Added “-p” on list clients workflow to mark client status (up/down).
  • Installclient workflow install ReaR packages from default.conf by default. Is possible to force to install ReaR from repositories with -r/–repo parameter (issue #114).


DRLM Hotfix 2.2.1 Available

DRLM Version 2.2.1 (October 2018) – Release Notes

  * Updated ssh_install_rear_xxx funcitons (issue #62).
  * Ubuntu 18.04 support (issue #81).
  * Fixed Mac address change not reflected on PXE (issue #65).
  * Solve certificate deployment to clients (issue #66).
  * Improve sched log cleanups (issue #67).
  * Improve addclient and addnetwork database ID allocation (issue #69).
  * New variable SSH_PORT has been created on default.conf to allow user to choose the ssh port (issue #70)
  * Improve security on HTTP server getting the client config (issue #76).
  * Delete client related jobs in delclient workflow (issue #82).
  * Updated timeout for drlm-stord.service (issue #74).
  * Modnetwork server ip now modify client.cfg files (issue #77).
  * In modnetwork if netmask is not specified is taken database saved netmask.
  * In addnetwork if network IP is not specified will be calculated (issue #84).
  * Problem with PXE folder file parsing fixed (issue #86).
  * Automatically remove DR files after failed backup (issue #90).

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DRLM 2.2.0 Available

Hi, we launched DRLM 2.2.0

We added Real Time client ReaR log in DRLM server and bash_completion feature. Compatibility with Debian 9 added, among other improvements.

DRLM Version 2.2.0 – Release Notes

  • “Make deb” improved deleting residual files.
  • NEW Real time client ReaR log in DRLM server.
  • NEW bash_completion feature added to facilitate the use.
  • It is possible to perform a “rear recover” without the parameters DRLM_SERVER, REST_OPTS and ID.
  • listbackup, listclient and listnetwork with “-A” parameter by default.
  • SSH_OPTS variable created in default.conf for remove hardcoded ssh options.
  • Debian 9 compatibility added.
  • Improved client configuration template.
  • Improved treatment of deleted client backups
  • Improved/extened DRLM RESTful API (better error handling and control with clients)


You can take a look at the full history on release notes at Github