Micro Focus Data Protector Software 2021.02 (Version 10.91) has been released

  • KM03789066
  • 03-Mar-2021
  • 04-Mar-2021


Micro Focus Data Protector Software 2021.02 (Version 10.91)


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Micro Focus is announcing the release of

Product: Data Protector Software
Version: 2021.02 (Version 10.91)
Languages: English, French, Japanese, Simplified Chinese

The following  new key features are available with this version:

Data Protector 2021.02 continues the quarterly release cadence and delivers continued performance and operational improvements for virtualization and Block Based Backup.  This release also begins the introduction of online application backup and restore functionality with support for Microsoft 365 Exchange Online.

Microsoft 365 Exchange Online Backup and Restore

  • Full backup and restore of all mailboxes or select mailboxes
  • Configured through web UI using restricted, secure permissions
  • Restores to pre-configured temporary folder for easier user recovery
  • Implemented on latest tech stack for scalability and simpler support for future additional online application backup and restore

Microsoft Hyper-V Resilient Change Tracking (RCT) Support

  • Optimizes backup of Hyper V VM’s eliminating requirements like snapshots
  • Improves performance, resource utilization, and simplicity
  • Enhances previous full backup capability by adding incremental backup

Windows Block Based Backup True Incremental Support

  • Adds true incremental backup for Windows Server 2016/2019
  • Reduces storage footprint compared to differential backups since last full backup

For more information, please check the Release Notes for this version (available from MySupport).  

If you have an active support subscription for these products, please plan for downloading this version from the Software Licenses and Downloads Portal. To access these products in the Software Licenses and Downloads Portal, you will need to sign in with your Micro Focus credentials.

Our goal is to provide you with clear visibility into the support time-line of software products, enabling you to use this information to plan, test, and deploy new product versions. For more information, check our MySupport Software Product Lifecycle pages. Please take note of the end of support dates for the latest available version of this product:

Support time-line
Date Details
Mar 31, 2024 Committed Support Ends
Mar 31, 2026 Extended Support Ends
Mar 31, 2030 Self-Help Support Ends

Please note that all Data Protector and Adaptive Backup & Recovery Suite customers with active support subscriptions are eligible to update to Data Protector version 10.91 (2021.02).