{"_id":"558abdaa75eaf50d004e4d0a","initVersion":{"_id":"54fda38e21538c21006c49a6","version":"0.5.0"},"project":"545e249c7ca5470800b3a1b2","tags":[],"user":{"_id":"54bf8cd9dcfc4d0d00a1a19e","username":"","name":"Jef Mathiot"},"__v":0,"createdAt":"2015-06-24T14:24:42.929Z","changelog":[],"body":"The 0.5.0 version is available [as Ubuntu and Debian packages](/v0.5.0/page/downloads). This version allows you to easily create encrypted backups using GPG, adds support for multiple schedules of the same job and Cron expressions. It also allows you to split your backup jobs configuration into several files to make the management of your Sheepfiles easier. See the [changelog](https://github.com/servebox/electric_sheep/blob/v0.5.0/CHANGELOG.md) for details.\n[block:api-header]\n{\n  \"type\": \"basic\",\n  \"title\": \"Encryption of Backup Files\"\n}\n[/block]\nThis version adds a new `encrypt` command that allows you to encrypt a backup file at any step of a shell execution, both on the remote hosts or the localhost. The GPG public key to use can be specified globally at the top-level of your _Sheepfile_ or at the job-level. \n\nYou may decrypt the backup files using a GPG client, or using the new `decrypt` command-line command.\n\nSee [this documentation for general instructions on backup encryption and decryption](/v0.5.0/docs/encrypt-your-backup-files), the documentation of [the `encrypt` DSL command](/v0.5.0/docs/file-encryption) or the [Command-Line Reference](/v0.5.0/docs/command-line).\n[block:api-header]\n{\n  \"type\": \"basic\",\n  \"title\": \"Improved Scheduling\"\n}\n[/block]\nYou may now use multiple `schedule` verbs in the same job, for example to perform a job multiple times every day. As an alternative, we added a new `cron` scheduling type so that you may use Cron expressions. See [here](/v0.5.0/docs/schedule-your-backups#multiple-schedules) and [there](/v0.5.0/docs/schedule-your-backups#section-cron) for details.\n[block:api-header]\n{\n  \"type\": \"basic\",\n  \"title\": \"Organize your backup jobs\"\n}\n[/block]\nIt's now possible to load external configuration files or even directories from your main Sheepfile, making it dead easy to spread jobs and configuration directives across multiple files. See [this documentation](/v0.5.0/docs/organize-your-sheepfiles) for more.","slug":"electricsheepio-040-has-been-released-1","title":"ElectricSheep.IO 0.5.0 has been released!"}

ElectricSheep.IO 0.5.0 has been released!


The 0.5.0 version is available [as Ubuntu and Debian packages](/v0.5.0/page/downloads). This version allows you to easily create encrypted backups using GPG, adds support for multiple schedules of the same job and Cron expressions. It also allows you to split your backup jobs configuration into several files to make the management of your Sheepfiles easier. See the [changelog](https://github.com/servebox/electric_sheep/blob/v0.5.0/CHANGELOG.md) for details. [block:api-header] { "type": "basic", "title": "Encryption of Backup Files" } [/block] This version adds a new `encrypt` command that allows you to encrypt a backup file at any step of a shell execution, both on the remote hosts or the localhost. The GPG public key to use can be specified globally at the top-level of your _Sheepfile_ or at the job-level. You may decrypt the backup files using a GPG client, or using the new `decrypt` command-line command. See [this documentation for general instructions on backup encryption and decryption](/v0.5.0/docs/encrypt-your-backup-files), the documentation of [the `encrypt` DSL command](/v0.5.0/docs/file-encryption) or the [Command-Line Reference](/v0.5.0/docs/command-line). [block:api-header] { "type": "basic", "title": "Improved Scheduling" } [/block] You may now use multiple `schedule` verbs in the same job, for example to perform a job multiple times every day. As an alternative, we added a new `cron` scheduling type so that you may use Cron expressions. See [here](/v0.5.0/docs/schedule-your-backups#multiple-schedules) and [there](/v0.5.0/docs/schedule-your-backups#section-cron) for details. [block:api-header] { "type": "basic", "title": "Organize your backup jobs" } [/block] It's now possible to load external configuration files or even directories from your main Sheepfile, making it dead easy to spread jobs and configuration directives across multiple files. See [this documentation](/v0.5.0/docs/organize-your-sheepfiles) for more.