Release date: October 20, 2020
These release notes describe the new features, improvements, and fixed issues in ipMonitor 11.1. They also provide information about upgrades and describe workarounds for known issues.
If you are looking for previous release notes for ipMonitor, see the Previous Versions documentation.
New features and improvements
ipMonitor 11.1 offers new features and improvements compared to previous releases.
VMware ESXi monitor
The VMware ESXi monitor allows you to collect system health information from an ESXi host system. When you create one or more VMware monitors on a host system, the SolarWinds SNAP Collector collects the system data from the host server using the vSphere API, processes the data, and returns the results to ipMonitor where it displays in the user interface.
>> Learn how to create VMware monitors on an ESXi host system
Updated Device Discovery Wizard
The Device Discovery Wizard displays when you start ipMonitor for the first time or scan your network after the initial setup. The wizard includes a redesigned user interface with an option for discovering VMware ESXi host systems in your network.
After you enter the device credentials, you can choose the performance objects you want to monitor (such as CPU utilization and memory) and then select a corresponding monitor from a filtered list.
Changes to system requirements
- Microsoft Internet Explorer is no longer supported.
- Microsoft Edge is now supported.
New customer installation
See the ipMonitor Installation and Upgrade Guide for instructions on how to install ipMonitor.
Before you upgrade!
If you are upgrading from a version prior to ipMonitor 10.9, upgrade to 10.9 first. When you are finished, run the installer included with this release to upgrade to ipMonitor 11.1.
How to upgrade
See the ipMonitor Installation and Upgrade Guide for instructions on how to plan, prepare, and perform the upgrade on your ipMonitor server.
ipMonitor 11.1 fixes the following issues.
|The HTML/ASP monitor now supports an HTTPS connection.|
|Active Directory monitor now displays the correct status.|
|Dashboard charts disappear after an upgrade|
|Issue: When you log in to ipMonitor after an upgrade, the Monitor Charts widget no longer displays in the dashboard.|
|Resolution/Work-around: Log out of ipMonitor, clear your browser cache and cookies, and then log back in.|
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