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JetBackup 4 vs JetBackup 5

Feature changes between JetBackup version 4 and version 5
  • Jetbackup 4
  • JetBackup 5
Jetbackup 4JetBackup 5
Control Panels SupportedcPanelcPanel, DirectAdmin & Standalone Linux. Plesk native support coming in 2024. Developer API to integrate ANY control panel with JetBackup.
Operating Systems SupportedCentOS and CloudLinux CentOS, CloudLinux, Almalinux, Debian, Ubuntu & Rocky Linux
Destinations SupportedLocal, SSH, RsyncNet, SFTP, FTP, Amazon S3, Google Drive, Dropbox, BackblazeLocal, 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 CronService
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 YesYes
Unlimited Encrypted Backup Jobs (GDPR) No, limited to 1 encrypted backup job Yes
Assign Unlimited Destinations to each Backup JobNo, only 1 destination assigned per backup job Yes
Run Backup job in CloudLinux LVEYesNot planned *(Resource Management via CGroups available in version 5.2 and later)
Limit Job Run by Time YesNot planned
Limit Job Run by AccountsYesNot planned
Pause Job on Load YesPlanned (Pause on load and Pause on Demand)
Data Sync Retries on Job YesYes (Implemented in backend core for Local/SSH Destination, HTTP Retries setting available for S3-Compatible Destinations)
Job Monitor YesYes (with new implementation)
Backup Job Wizard YesNot Planned
Snapshots YesYes. Now called “backup on-demand” in version 5.0.25 and later.
User Accounts can Create and Manage Remote Destinations NoYes
User Accounts can Create and Manage Backup Jobs NoYes
Add Multiple Schedules Per Backup Job with Unique Retention Limits YesYes
Account FiltersYesYes
Clone Jobs YesYes (Available in version 5.2 and later)
Single File Restore YesYes
Merge with Live Data Restore Option NoYes
Queue Summary Provides status on the 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 YesYes
PluginsNoDestination, Security, Notification, and addon plugins. Develop your own plugins and link them to your custom repository.
Notifications EmailEmail, Slack, Google Hangouts, Syslog, Telegram

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