BackupEDGE 03.03.01

†New! Build 2 now available. Try it FREE for 60 days!

BackupEDGE™ is a high performance, easy to use, fully integrated backup, restore and bare metal disaster recovery software product for Linux® and UNIX® operating systems.

It manages

the entire process of protecting critical data

while shielding the user from the headaches involved in directly managing individual actions

It supports

the industry's widest variety of storage devices,

including traditional tape drives, Blu-ray Disc™ (BD-RE), DVD and CD writers, tape changers, libraries and autoloaders, and USB and SATA† flash drives, disk drives and cartridges.

It supports

backups to network-attached storage

(NAS) devices, servers and appliances over the local network or Internet using the FTP, FTPS, SMB/CIFS, and NFS protocols†

BackupEDGE fully supports

Cloud (Internet) backups

to the Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3) web storage cloud and many other sites around the world who use the S3 storage API, such as Google Cloud Storage and Wasabi Hot Cloud Storage.


uses a modern, standards-based data format

that allows for very long pathnames, very high compression ratios, ACLs (access control lists), multiple archive verification strategies and highly secure data encryption.

Its modular architecture

providing great flexibility

in implementing and maintaining backup strategies.

Its Scheduler

is one of the most flexible in the industry,

combining Date, Time, Domain and Backup Type with Resource Quotas and Retention Times, to allow users to create simple or highly configurable storage strategies.


has an industry exclusive management interface

called EDGEMENU. The tri-mode interface runs on the graphical desktop or can be enabled as a web service and run remotely from a Java-equipped web browser. It may also be run in legacy character mode from the character console or from terminals and terminal emulators.

† Operating system dependent.


Automated disaster recovery (DR) software!

RecoverEDGE™ is automated disaster recovery (DR) software allowing complete bare metal recovery after a hardware failure without having to re-install the operating system, configure device drivers, etc. It comes free with the Linux, UnixWare® 7, OpenServer™ 6 and OpenServer 5 versions of BackupEDGE.

RecoverEDGE custom built boot media and a BackupEDGE backup (which on some archive types can be combined into a "bootable backup") are all that is necessary to recover from a hardware or software catastrophe.

Linux Versions support UEFI or BIOS-based installations (03.02.00 and later).

Boot media types include:

CD / DVD / Blu-Ray Disc™

Disc Image

PXE Boot Image

HP ODBR™ bootable tape


03.03.01 Build 2 - Now Available!

  1. Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.9 support
  2. Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS Server support
  3. Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Server support
  4. Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS Desktop support
  5. Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Desktop support
  6. Linux Mint 20 support


03.03.01 Build 1 - New Features / Capabilities

  1. SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) 15 SP2 support
  2. Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.2 support
  3. Oracle Linux Server 8.2 support
  4. CentOS 8.2-2004 support
  5. OpenSUSE LEAP 15.2 support
  6. S3CLOUD Test URL Handling Improved for Wasabi support
  7. OSR6 MP4 Improved psm_amp module handling
  8. 32-Bit Linux SharpDrive Booting fixed
  9. EDGE.REMOVE program updated and optimized


03.03.00 Build 3 - New Features / Capabilities

  1. Updated Linux GPT Support
  2. Updated communications and security libraries
  3. Improved RecoverEDGE module support
  4. Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.8 support
  5. CentOS 7.8-2003 support
  6. Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS support


03.03.00 Build 2 - New Features / Capabilities

  1. CentOS 8.1-1911 Support
  2. SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP5 Support
  3. Oracle Linux Server 8.1 Support
  4. Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.1 Support
  5. Ubuntu 19.10 Server Support
  6. Xterm - Ncurses Fix
  7. Wasabi Test URL Fix


03.03.00 Build 1 - New Features / Capabilities

  1. CentOS 8.0-1905 Support
  2. CentOS 7.7-1908 Support
  3. New Product Release for 5.x Kernels - edgelx50_64
  4. Ubuntu 19.04 Server Support
  5. Updated Compression Libraries

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