Document History for AWS DataSync - AWS DataSync

Document History for AWS DataSync

The following table describes the documentation for this release of AWS DataSync.

  • API version: datasync-2018-11-09

  • Latest documentation update: July 1, 2020

Change Description Date
AWS DataSync can now automatically configure your Amazon CloudWatch Logs configuration. When using DataSync, you now have the option of automatically generating the CloudWatch log group and resource policy required to publish logs for your data transfer, simplifying task creation and monitoring setup. July 1, 2020
Support for Linux Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM) and Microsoft Hyper-V hypervisors. AWS DataSync now provides the ability to deploy on-premises agents on the KVM and Microsoft Hyper-V virtualization platforms, in addition to the existing VMware and Amazon EC2 options. For more information, see Supported Hypervisors. July 1, 2020
AWS DataSync can now transfer data to and from AWS Snowcone. DataSync now supports transferring files to and from AWS Snowcone, the smallest member of the AWS Snow Family of edge computing and data transfer devices. Snowcone is portable, ruggedized, and secure – small and light enough to fit in a backpack, and able to withstand harsh environments. June 17, 2020
New AWS Region AWS DataSync is now available in the Africa (Capetown) Region and the EU (Milan) Region. For more information, see AWS DataSync Regions in the AWS General Reference June 16, 2020
Enhanced monitoring capabilities with file level logging. You can now enable detailed logging for files and objects copied between your NFS servers, SMB servers, Amazon S3 buckets, Amazon EFS file systems, and Amazon FSx for Windows File Server file systems. For more information about configuring file level logging, see Configuring Task Settings April 24, 2020
Support for copying data between your AWS DataSync Server Message Block (SMB) share and Amazon FSx for Windows File Server. You can now copy data between your DataSync Server Message Block (SMB) share and Amazon FSx for Windows File Server. For more information, see Creating a Location for Amazon FSx for Windows File Server. January 24, 2020
Support for scheduling tasks You can now run tasks manually or schedule them to run based on a specified schedule. For more information, see Scheduling Your Task. November 20, 2019
New AWS Region AWS DataSync is now available in the Asia Pacific (Hong Kong) Region, Asia Pacific (Mumbai) Region, EU (Stockholm) Region, South America (Sao Paulo) Region and AWS GovCloud (US-East) Region. For more information, see AWS DataSync Regions in the AWS General Reference. November 20, 2019
New AWS Region AWS DataSync is now available in the Canada (Central) Region, EU (London) Region, and EU (Paris) Region. For more information, see AWS DataSync Regions in the AWS General Reference. October 02, 2019
Support for Amazon S3 storage classes You can now transfer objects directly into Amazon S3 storage classes. For more information, see Creating a Location for Amazon S3. September 24, 2019
New AWS Region AWS DataSync is now available in the Middle East (Bahrain) Region. For more information, see AWS DataSync Regions in the AWS General Reference. August 28, 2019
Support for copying data between your Server Message Block (SMB) share and Amazon S3 or Amazon EFS. You can now copy data between your SMB file share and Amazon Simple Storage Service or Amazon Elastic File System. For more information, see Working with Locations. August 22, 2019
Support for Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) endpoints You can now use FIPS endpoints to create agents and run tasks. For more information, see Choose a Service Endpoint. August 05, 2019
Support for using virtual private cloud (VPC) endpoints You can now create a private connection between your on-premises agent and AWS and run tasks in a private network. Doing this increases the security of your data as it's copied over the network. For more information, see Using AWS DataSync in a Virtual Private Cloud. August 05, 2019
New AWS Region AWS DataSync is now available in the AWS GovCloud (US-West) Region. For more information, see AWS DataSync Regions in the AWS General Reference. June 11, 2019
Support for filtering You can now apply filters to transfer only a subset of the files in your source location when you transfer data from your source to your destination location. For more information, see Filtering the Data Transferred by AWS DataSync. May 22, 2019
First release of AWS DataSync. General release of the AWS DataSync service. November 26, 2018