Documentation forEngineer's Toolset

Engineer's Toolset 2020.2.1 Release Notes

Release date: August 25, 2020

These release notes describe improvements in the Engineer's Toolset 2020.2.1 release.

Improvements in ETS

This release is a compatibility update for Engineer's Toolset for the Web and includes new Orion Platform features and improvements from the Orion Platform 2020.2.1 service release. This release also includes a security update for Engineer's Toolset for Desktop.

Compatibility improved with newer versions of the Orion Platform

Engineer's Toolset for Web is part of the Orion Platform and can be used alongside other Orion Platform products. This release improves compatibility with newer versions of the Orion Platform.

See also Orion Platform 2020.2.1 Release Notes.


New customer installation

For information about installing Engineer's Toolset, see the ETS Installation Guide. After installation, use the ETS Getting Started Guide to get started fast.

How to upgrade

To upgrade Engineer's Toolset for the Web to 2020.2.1, use the SolarWinds Orion Installer.

To upgrade Engineer's Toolset for Desktop to 2020.2.1, download the latest ETS for Desktop installer from the Customer Portal and reinstall ETS for Desktop by following the steps in Downloading and installing Engineer's Toolset for Desktop.

For more information about upgrading from a version of Engineer's Toolset for Desktop that's older than 11.0.6 to 2020.2.1, see the Upgrade Engineer's Toolset topic in the ETS Administrator Guide.

Fixed issues

CASE NUMBER DESCRIPTION
--- Upgrading Orion products to 2020.2.1 while Engineer's Toolset for the Web is installed on the Orion server no longer disables FIPS mode for installed Orion products.
00574457, 00576557 SCP and SFTP tool shortcuts and references now use the correct installation path after upgrading to Engineer's Toolset for Desktop 2020.2.1.
--- The SCP and SFTP tool shortcuts now work again from the start menu for Engineer's Toolset for Desktop.
--- The latest release of the SCP and SFTP tools are included in this release of Engineer's Toolset for Desktop.
00254320 Some security issues have been fixed for Engineer's Toolset for the Web.

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