Documentation forNetwork Configuration Manager

Network Configuration Manager 2020.2.1 Release Notes

Release date: August 25, 2020

These release notes describe the fixed issues in Network Configuration Manager 2020.2.1. They also provide information about upgrades and describe workarounds for known issues.

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New customer installation

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For information about installing Network Configuration Manager, see the SolarWinds Orion Installer.

How to upgrade

Use the SolarWinds Orion Installer to upgrade your entire Orion deployment (all Orion Platform products and any scalability engines).

If you are upgrading from NCM 8.0 or later, you can upgrade your entire Orion deployment from the My Orion Deployment page. Downloading the Orion Installer is no longer necessary.


Fixed issues in NCM 2020.2.1

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NCM 2020.2.1 fixes the following issues.

Case Number Description

00549773
00560815
00566587
00580756

The Configuration Management page lists nodes even if all custom properties have been removed.

00481853
00572143

NCM jobs complete as expected, and no longer hang during post-processing.

00491395
00542401

The command to download a config over SCP in the "F5 Big IP 12 and newer" device template has been corrected. Using that template to download a config from an F5 Big IP device over SCP no longer fails.

00576207

The End of Support & End of Sales Lookup page displays EOS details correctly.

00573764

NCM deployments with a large number of devices can now group the devices during firmware upgrades.

See also the Orion Platform 2020.2.1 Release Notes.


End of life

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Version EoL Annoucement EoE Effective Date EoL Effective Date
NCM 7.7

June 6, 2019

End-of-Life Announcement. Customers should begin transitioning from NCM 7.7 to the latest version.

September 6, 2019

End-of-Engineering. Service releases, bug fixes, workarounds, and service packs for NCM 7.7 and earlier will no longer be actively supported by SolarWinds.

September 6, 2020

End-of-Life. SolarWinds will no longer provide technical support for NCM 7.7 and earlier.

See the End of Life Policy for information about SolarWinds product phases. For supported versions and EoL announcements for all SolarWinds products, see Currently supported software versions.


Legal notices

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