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Code42 app version 8.2.0 changes to application and service names for CrashPlan for Small Business

Who is this article for?

Code42 for Enterprise
CrashPlan for Small Business

Code42 for Enterprise, no.

CrashPlan for Small Business, yes.

This article applies to Small Business.

Overview

Code42 app version 8.2.0, scheduled for release in mid-July, 2020, changes some instances of "CrashPlan" to "Code42" in the name of the application, service, and related file paths. This article details the complete list of changes and highlights some affected areas that may require you to make corresponding updates to your internal processes. 

Affects

If your CrashPlan for Small Business environment uses any of the following, update your configurations to use the new names and directories listed below to ensure compatibility with Code42 app version 8.2.0 and later:

  • Firewall rules, if based on the CrashPlanService name. (Firewall rules based on IP addresses are not affected.)
  • Code42 exceptions for antivirus, malware, or other security monitoring tools.
In instances where the display name of the Code42 app has changed, shortcuts to earlier versions of the Code42 app may no longer function. To resolve, remove the old shortcut from the Start Menu or Dock and add a new shortcut to the updated version of the application.

Changes

If you have any scripts, monitoring, exceptions, or other processes that specifically reference any item in the Code42 app version 8.0.0 column, you must update those references to use the new value in the Code42 app version 8.2.0 column.

Many items – including the macOS bundle ID and file locations for logs, app data, and caches – remain the same. Only the items listed below changed in Code42 app version 8.2.0. 

Windows

Item Code42 app version 8.0.0 Code42 app version 8.2.0
Application / Start menu names
  • Code42 CrashPlan
  • Code42 CrashPlan Tray
  • Code42
  • Code42 Tray
Application location

Default install

C:\Program Files\CrashPlan\

 

Per user install

C:\Users\<username>\AppData\<Local or Roaming>\Programs\CrashPlan\

Default install

C:\Program Files\Code42\

 

Per user install

C:\Users\<username>\AppData\<Local or Roaming>\Programs\Code42\

Service name CrashPlanService Code42Service
Process names
  • CrashPlanService
  • CrashPlanDesktop
  • Code42Service
  • Code42Desktop
Launch script CrashPlanService.vbs LaunchService.vbs

Mac

Item Code42 app version 8.0.0 Code42 app version 8.2.0
Application / Finder name CrashPlan Code42
Application location

Default install

/Applications/CrashPlan.app/

 

Per user install

 ~/Applications/CrashPlan.app/

Default install

/Applications/Code42.app/

 

Per user install

~/Applications/Code42.app/

Activity monitor names
  • Code42 CrashPlan Service
  • Code42 CrashPlan
  • CrashPlan for Small Business Service
  • CrashPlan for Small Business
Launch script com.crashplan.engine.plist com.code42.service.plist

Linux

Item Code42 app version 8.0.0 Code42 app version 8.2.0
Desktop shortcut

CrashPlan

Not applicable. Icon removed.

Application menu name CrashPlan Code42
Launch script
  • Background service: CrashPlanEngine
  • App: CrashPlanDesktop
  • Background service: service.sh
  • App: desktop.sh
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