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Release Notes - Druva for Google Workspace
Release Notes - Druva for Google Workspace

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❗ Important

Our Cloud services are being updated in stages. If you do not see the updates mentioned here yet, they will be available in your region soon. To know more, see Druva Cloud Upgrade Process.


This article provides information about release details on Google Workspace and DataGovernance.

If you are an inSync GovCloud customer, see inSync GovCloud Updates.

July 13, 2024

FIXED ISSUE

Issue

Description

REAL-42263

Data Governance: The enhanced Data Governance Reports show data of deleted users and devices and data of users removed from Legal Hold.

June 29, 2024

NEW FEATURE

eDiscovery: Enhanced reports for Non-Compliant files and Defensible Delete for Emails

Centralized reporting with the enhanced framework for Non-Compliant Files and Defensible Delete for Emails reports is now available on the Druva Cloud Platform Console. The newer reports version allows easier data comparison, better interpretation, and better usability.


📝 Note: Existing reports will remain available under the Data Governance > Reports page.


Benefits:

The newer reporting interface provides the following benefits:

  • Advanced filtering and data sorting capabilities.

  • Simplified report subscription and Email Report management.

  • Easier data comparison, better interpretation, and better usability using graphs and charts.

  • Detailed information about day-to-day operations via summary and detail cards.

For more information, see

ENHANCEMENT

Last Sync Time for User provisioning

Introducing "Last Sync Time" to the User Provisioning tab to display the latest successful sync with the customer's Google Directory.

User Provisioning Report Enhancement

Added a new "Mapping" column to the Microsoft 365 and Google Workspace User Provisioning report. This column displays the highest priority mapping used for importing each user.

June 15, 2024

This release has minor bug fixes.

June 01, 2024

NEW FEATURE

Google Workspace reports on Druva Cloud Platform (DCP)

Centralized reporting with the enhanced framework for Microsoft 365 and Google Workspace reports is now available on the Druva Cloud Platform Console. The newer version of reports provides better data interpretation, expanded abilities, and a user-friendly design.

Benefits

The newer reporting interface provides the following benefits:

  • Advanced filtering and data sorting capabilities.

  • Simplified report subscription and Email Report management.

  • Visualizations (graphs, charts) and summaries simplify data comparison, boosting understanding and insights.

The following Microsoft 365 and Google Workspace reports are available with this release:

  • User Workload Report

  • User Last Backup Status Report

  • User Restore Activity Report

  • Users Count & Status Report

  • License Usage Report

  • Alert Report

  • Storage Consumption Report

  • User Provisioning Report

  • Preserved Users Datasources Report

  • Google Shared Drive Backup Activity Report

  • Google Shared Drive Restore Activity Report

For more information, see About Reports.

eDiscovery: Enhanced reports for Global Custodian and eDiscovery Download Jobs

Centralized reporting with the enhanced framework for Global Custodian and eDiscovery Download Jobs reports is now available on the Druva Cloud Platform Console. The newer reports version allows easier data comparison, better interpretation, and better usability.


📝 Note: Existing reports will remain available under the Data Governance > Reports page.


Benefits:

The newer reporting interface provides the following benefits:

  • Advanced filtering and data sorting capabilities.

  • Simplified report subscription and Email Report management.

  • Easier data comparison, better interpretation, and better usability using graphs and charts.

  • Detailed information about day-to-day operations via summary and detail cards.

For more information, see

May 18, 2024

ENHANCEMENT

Sensitive Data Governance: New parameters for list APIs for file violations

We have now enhanced the file violations list APIs to provide additional details for better insights and management of non-compliant files.

Here is the list of newly added parameters:

  • File Name

  • Policy Violation (Name of the Policy)

  • Sensitive Data Found

  • UserName

  • Datasource

  • Violation Reported On

  • Resolved On

  • Resolution Details

  • Additional Comment

For more information, see Get File Violations.

May 04, 2024

ENHANCEMENT

Enhanced reports for Archived Non-Compliant and Defensible Delete For Files

We have now migrated Archived Non-Compliant and Defensible Delete For Files reports to our centralized reporting platform.

Now, as per your requirements, you can quickly get report data.

With this, you can:

  • Keep a close eye on critical activities. This visibility allows you to address any issues that may arise proactively.

  • Identify the users, data sources, and files with archived file violations.

  • Use Federated Search or Sensitive Data Governance (Compliance) File violations to get information about deleted files.

  • Run narrowed-down diagnostics using filters to provide evidence during audits.

For more information, see

FEATURE

Data Governance: eDiscovery Download client v2.0.6 update for Cloud

An updated v2.0.6 for eDiscovery Download Client is now available with minor enhancements.

Customer Action Required: Upgrade to eDiscovery Download Client v2.0.6 from the Downloads page.

For more information, see:

April 27, 2024

FEATURE

Administrator Management with AD/LDAP

This release introduces Administrator Management functionality using your existing Active Directory (AD) or Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) integration. This simplifies managing Druva administrators within the Druva Cloud Platform (DCP).


❗ Important

The availability of this feature may be limited based on the license type, region, and other criteria. To access this feature, contact your Druva Account Manager or Druva Support.


Benefits:

  • Simplified Administrator Management: Organizations using AD/LDAP for user management can now effortlessly manage Druva administrators as well.

  • Improved Efficiency: Leverage your existing AD/LDAP integration for centralized administration of Druva users and administrators.

What's New?

  • New AD/LDAP Connector: A new version of the AD/LDAP Connector is included to support Administrator Management functionality. (Link to DCP release notes for more details)

  • Updated Settings Location: Previously, AD/LDAP Connector and Account settings resided in the "End Points and SaaS Apps Settings" page. These settings have been relocated to the "Druva Cloud Settings" section within the DCP console.

  • Upgraded Administrator Permissions: Upgrading of AD/LDAP Connectors is now an exclusive privilege of Druva Cloud Administrators.

Action Required

Upgrade all existing AD/LDAP Connectors to the new version. This upgrade is necessary to grant the required permissions to inSync & DCP administrators for modifying mappings and configurations.


❗ Important

Existing AD mappings created for user management will continue to function. However, to allow inSync & DCP Administrators to modify mappings and related configurations, DCP Administrators must upgrade all existing AD/LDAP connectors.


For more information, see

April 20, 2024

NEW FEATURE

Enterprise Key Management for Google Workspace

With Enterprise Key Management, you can use keys generated from your AWS Key Management Service (KMS) account to encrypt and decrypt the data backed up by Druva inSync. This new feature adds an extra layer of encryption beyond Druva's default backup encryption, giving you more control over your data security.

Key benefits:

  • Use your AWS KMS-generated keys to protect Druva inSync backups

  • You have ownership of the encryption and decryption key, enabling your full control to revoke it anytime.

  • Druva will not store the key and the key will be requested when needed.

Customer action required

Enterprise Key Management is available on request. To enable this feature for your account, contact Support.

April 06, 2024

ENHANCEMENT

Our Help Center Has a New Address!

While you experience the speed and power of Druva’s 100% SaaS Cloud-first data protection platform, we are committed to ensuring that your entire journey with us is as seamless as possible. So, here’s introducing the Druva help center; a self-serve-first help experience that offers quick access to assistance whenever you need it. The new help center functions as the primary repository for all information, delivering a significantly more personalized and contextual experience when accessed through the product console.

Here’s a look at what’s new and what’s changed:

  • The previous documentation portal, docs.druva.com, has been replaced with help.druva.com.

  • The new and improved help center promises a leaner structure while still ensuring comprehensive and information-packed resources.

  • Improved search performance for quicker access to relevant help articles. No more sifting through an endless archive of help articles.

Action required

We have ensured that the transition to help.druva.com is seamless for you. We recommend that you update your bookmarks, and ensure you're using the latest version of client software to access this help experience for the Client.

Go ahead and explore the enhanced experience or learn more.

March 23, 2024

NEW FEATURE

Introducing Google Directory Integration for Seamless User Provisioning

We're excited to announce the release of Google Directory Integration for streamlined user provisioning within your workspace. Alongside Azure AD, AD LDAP, and SCIM, you can now leverage Google Directory to enhance your user management experience. To know more about this feature, refer to the documentation.

Here are the benefits in a nutshell:

  • Effortless Import: Seamlessly import users from Google Workspace through Google groups or all users, saving your valuable time.

  • Enhanced Management: Easily create and prioritize user mappings, ensuring smooth organization and efficient user management.

  • Seamless Syncing: Administrators have the capability to synchronize user data at their convenience using the on-demand sync option. Additionally, auto-sync functionality ensures that users' information remains current and consistent without manual intervention.

Customer Action Required:

  • For existing customers: Reconfigure the Google Workspace app from your inSync console to begin utilizing Google Directory. Refer to the documentation for detailed instructions.

  • For New Customers: When setting up your Google Workspace integration with Druva, opt for Google Directory as your provisioning method.

Data Governance: eDiscovery Download client v2.0.5 update for Cloud

An updated v2.0.5 for eDiscovery Download Client is now available with minor enhancements.

Customer Action Required: Upgrade to eDiscovery Download Client v2.0.5 from the Downloads page.

For more information, see

March 09, 2024

This release has minor bug fixes.

February 10, 2024

This release has minor bug fixes.

January 27, 2024

This release has minor bug fixes.



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