Faronics Data Igloo Feature History

Version 2.1 (April 2014)


  • Support for Windows 8.1
  • Support for Windows Server 2003, 2008, or 2012


Version 2.0 (April 2013)


  • Support for Windows 8.
  • Full Command line support for all Data Igloo functionality.
  • Ability to install, upgrade, and uninstall silently.
  • Allow subfolders of Program Files and Windows to be redirected to a Thawed location.
  • Recognizes the Maintenance Status from Deep Freeze 7.4 and higher.
  • Improved the mechanism of handling registry key redirection.


Version 1.31 (December 2010)


Pre-scan Files and Folders

  • Folders, including subdirectories and files are scanned for insufficient permissions prior to User Profile Redirection and Folder Redirection.
  • Scan Progress dialogue provides status of scan.
  • Insufficient Permissions dialogue details files and folders that do not have read permissions or are locked by a process.

Migrate security permissions

  • Optionally retain folder and file NTFS permissions during User Profile and Folder Redirection.
  • Optionally reflect share permissions to the newly redirected folder.

Improved Error Handling

  • Proactively identifying error conditions such as locked files prior to redirecting data.
  • Revised error messages that provide more detail and possible resolution.
  • Error messages also links to the detailed Log File for further troubleshooting.

Log File improvements

  • Moved log entries from the Windows Application Event Logs to Data Igloo Log File.
  • Now lists detailed file/folder permissions if redirection fails.
  • Now lists the locked file name if redirection fails (32-bit OS only).

Usability improvements