Bacula-Web 8.0.0-rc1 released

2017-10-19 18:41 by Davide (comments: 0)

After few months of development, I'm happy to announce that Bacula-Web 8.0.0-rc1 is available.

This version is a release candidate for next major version 8.0.0, which is quiet stable but I would not suggest to use it in a production environment.

What's new ?

  • PHPlot has been replaced by NVD3
  • Bacula-Web now use Composer to manage and install external libraries
  • New Directors report
    • New directors report page display high level statistics of all
      configured Bacula directors
  • Console
    • New console PHP script allow you to create Apache/nGinx basic
      authentication (more features will come)
  • Dashboard
    • Last period jobs, stored bytes and stored files on take backup jobs
    • Jobs completed with errors are now displayed in last period job status
    • Backup job and client report are now available from top drop-down menu
    • New Clients jobs total widget display statistics for backup and restore
    • New Weekly jobs statistics widget display stored bytes and files of each
      day of the week
  • Jobs report
    • Filter jobs by type
    • Reset filter and options using the button
  • Pools and volumes report
    • Split into two specific reports page (pool and volumes)
  •  Volumes
    • Display an icon for each volumes which vary depending volume status
    • You can sort volumes by name, id, jobs and bytes from now
  • Backup job report
    • Display only backup jobs (was showing restore or other jobs before)
    • You can now choose between 1 week, 2 weeks and 1 month for period
  • Client report
    • You can now choose between 1 week, 2 weeks and 1 month for period
    • Fixed client details for MS Windows file daemons
  • Documentation
    • Documentation has been cleaned up, restructured and updated

More details about this release can be found in the Download page.

What next ?

Next version will be 8.0.0-rc2.

This version will include the users authentication feature for sure and probably other small improvements and bug fixes.

For more details, please have a look at Bacula-Web 8.0.0-rc2 roadmap.


A big milestone has been reached with Bacula-Web project as the documentation is now hosted by

Bacula-web 8.0.0-rc1 documentation is available using the link below.

Download latest version

Latest version of Bacula-Web is available in the download page

Bugs and features report

If you encounter a bug or you would like to see a new feature in Bacula-Web, feel free to register on the bug tracker and fill a bug/feature request.

Have a look at the bug and feature request chapter in the documentation

Thanks to the community

I would like to warmly thank all those who contributed to this new version.


If you have any question or remark, feel free to send me an email to bacula-dev [at] dflc [dot] ch

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