JetBackup 4 vs JetBackup 5

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JetBackup 4 vs JetBackup 5 Feature Comparison

JetBackup 4 JetBackup 5
Control Panels Supported cPanel cPanel, DirectAdmin & Standalone Linux. Plesk native support coming in 2022. Developer API to integrate ANY control panel with JetBackup.
Operating Systems Supported CentOS and CloudLinux CentOS, CloudLinux, Almalinux, Debian and Ubuntu.
Destinations Supported Local, SSH, RsyncNet, SFTP, FTP, Amazon S3, Google Drive, Dropbox, Backblaze Local, SSH, Hetzner Storage Boxes (via SSH). ALL S3-compatible destinations (Amazon S3, Google Cloud Storage, Wasabi, DigitalOcean, etc.) with Custom Vendor Option. Others in high demand will be supported in the coming months.
Task Processing Cron Service
Backup Structure Backups stored in cPanel account structure Backups stored in our own account structure. This will allow for account migration and account restores to other control panels in the future.
Concurrent Account Backups, Restores & Downloads No, 1 account at a time Yes, up to 10 accounts simultaneously
Add Unlimited Account & Directory Backup Jobs Yes Yes
Unlimited Encrypted Backup Jobs (GDPR) No, limited to 1 encrypted backup job Yes
Assign Unlimited Destinations to each Backup Job No, only 1 destination assigned per backup job Yes
Run Backup job in CloudLinux LVE Yes Not planned *(Resource Management via CGroups available in version 5.2 and later)
Limit Job Run by Time Yes Not planned
Limit Job Run by Accounts Yes Not planned
Pause Job on Load Yes Planned (Pause on load and Pause on Demand)
Data Sync Retries on Job Yes Yes (Implemented in backend core for Local/SSH Destination, HTTP Retries setting available for S3-Compatible Destinations)
Job Monitor Yes Yes (with new implementation)
Backup Job Wizard Yes Not Planned
Snapshots Yes Yes. Now called "backup on-demand" in version 5.0.25 and later.
User Accounts can Create and Manage Remote Destinations No Yes
User Accounts can Create and Manage Backup Jobs No Yes
Add Multiple Schedules Per Backup Job with Unique Retention Limits Yes Yes
Account Filters Yes Yes
Clone Jobs Yes Available in version 5.2 and later *(Currently on EDGE)
Single File Restore Yes Yes
Merge with Live Data Restore Option No Yes
Queue Summary Provides status on entire job Provides status on individual accounts inside each job AND entire job
Log Summary Provides entire log file Provides log summary per account AND entire log file
Hooks Yes Yes
Plugins No Destination, Security, Notification, and addon plugins. Develop your own plugins and link them to your custom repository.
Notifications Email Email, Slack, Google Hangouts, Syslog, Telegram

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