Date: 01/16/2018

Firmware: 2.3.1-Build3498

MCM Version: 2.3.1


Note: Version 2.3.1 requires a firmware update for all devices to at least 2.3.1-Build3498 for all features to be available. Some features will be disabled or hidden if one device's firmware is not up to date. It is recommended that customer's update their firmware to the latest version.


Release v2.3.1 is an extension of Release 2.3. For additional information on Release v2.3, please refer to the article Release Notes v2.3.


Morro Data Service Plans


  • [NEW] CloudNAS Essentials Service Plan
    CloudNAS Essentials with Wasabi Cloud offers an entry-level solution for customers to have Cloud-Scale NAS with a robust backup and rapid disaster recovery.

    In addition, Wasabi Cloud storage pool is a cost-effective storage option for our CloudNAS Business and CloudNAS Enterprise customers; empowering them with backup, archive and large-file storage in the cloud through a local file server interface.

    With the addition of CloudNAS Essentials, Morro Data expands it's service plan line-up to include:

    Plans for Businesses:

    • CloudNAS Essentials
    • CloudNAS Business
    • CloudNAS Enterprise


    Plans for Pros:

    • CloudDrive
    • CloudNAS Basic
    • CloudNAS Business
    • CloudNAS Enterprise

    For more information on the new plans, please visit the Morro Pricing page.


Morro CacheDrive


  • Firmware version 2.3.1-Build3498
     
  • [UPDATE] Security Patches
    Security patches to address the Spectre and Meltdown Vulnerabilities

Morro Cloud Manager


  • App version: 2.3.1
     
  • [NEW] Cloud Storage Group for Morro File System (MFS)
    Added new Cloud Storage Group option using Wasabi cloud storage. Available on CloudNAS Essentials, CloudNAS Business, and CloudNAS Enterprise service plans. During account setup for CloudNAS Essentials, CloudNAS Business, or CloudNAS Enterprise or when upgrading account to CloudNAS Business and CloudNAS Enterprise, users can select Wasabi or the Amazon S3 regions where they want their Morro Data files to be stored.

  • [NEW] Pre-Paid Activation Keys
    Customers can purchase bundles which creates Activation Keys that can be used to sign up for accounts. Use Activation Keys instead of entering a credit card for the monthly subscription.

  • [UPDATE] CloudNAS Basic supports one CacheDrive
    CloudNAS Basic supports only one CacheDrive.

  • [NEW] "Hide shares from browsing" Advanced Option for Shares
    The option allows administrators to configure a share to be accessible to users but not visible during browsing. It is similar to creating a Windows share with a "$" at the end of the name. (i.e. C$).

  • Bug Fixes 


Limitations


  • For Morro Data accounts with more than one CacheDrive, all Devices need to be updated to the latest firmware in order to access the new features in V2.3.1
  • CloudNAS Essentials plan does not support Windows Active Directory
  • CloudDrive plan supports one CacheDrive (gateway)
  • CloudNAS Basic plan supports one CacheDrive (gateway) device
  • CloudNAS Essentials plan supports up to two CacheDrive (gateway) devices
  • CloudNAS Business plan supports up to five CacheDrive (gateway) devices
  • CloudNAS Enterprise plan supports up to 500 CacheDrive (gateway) devices
  • CloudNAS Business or CloudNAS Enterprise needed to support CacheDrive T600 devices.
  • Bring-your-own-storage does not support AWS S3 China region and US Government region.

Note: The feature differences and limitations:


CloudDrive
Basic Essentials Business Enterprise
Number of Gateways
1 1 1 Up to 5 Up to 500
Supported CacheDrives
G40
G80
G40
G80
G40
G80
G40
G80
T600
R1100
V100
V101
G40
G80
T600
R1100
V100
V101
Storage Type
BYOS
-OneDrive
-Dropbox
BYOS
-Backblaze
Wasabi Cloud MFS
-Amazon S3
-Wasabi Cloud

BYOS
-Backblaze
-S3
MFS
-Amazon S3
-Wasabi Cloud

BYOS
-Backblaze
-S3
Windows AD Support No No No Yes Yes
Features
  • Basic feature set
  • SMB based access
  • Basic feature set
  • SMB based access
  • ECHO
  • Basic feature set
  • SMB based access
  • Team portal file access
  • Multi-thread file transfer**
  • ECHO
  • Encryption**
  • Morro Cloud includes 1TB storage & 1TB download per month

  • Basic feature set
  • SMB based access
  • Team portal file access
  • Multi-thread file transfer**
  • ECHO
  • Encryption**
  • Morro Cloud includes 1TB storage & 1TB download per month
  • Basic feature set
  • SMB based access
  • Team Portal file access
  • Multi-thread file transfer**
  • ECHO
  • Encryption**
  • Morro Cloud includes 1TB storage & 1TB download per month