Release date: December 4, 2018
These release notes describe the new features, improvements, and fixed issues in VoIP and Network Quality Manager 4.5.1. They also provide information about upgrades and describe workarounds for known issues.
If you are looking for previous release notes for VoIP and Network Quality Manager, see Previous Version documentation.
Improvements in VNQM 4.5.1
VNQM 4.5.1 offers new features and improvements compared to previous releases of VNQM.
Support for Avaya Aura 7.1
VNQM now supports version 7.1 of the Avaya Aura® Communication Manager.
New customer installation
For information about installing VoIP and Network Quality Manager, see the SolarWinds Orion Installer.
How to upgrade
If you are upgrading from VNQM <Version> or later, use the SolarWinds Orion Installer to upgrade one or more Orion Platform products simultaneously.
If you are upgrade from an earlier version, use the following resources to plan and implement an upgrade to VNQM <Version>. Then use the SolarWinds Orion Installer to complete the upgrade.
- If you are upgrading VNQM and other modules (SAM, NCM, NTA, etc.), use the multiple products upgrade guide.
- If you are upgrading VNQM as a stand-alone product, use the single product upgrade guide.
VNQM 4.5.1 fixes the following issues.
|Custom views show correct results.|
|AXL credentials no longer fail.|
VNQM no longer displays an error when you add an AXL account for call manager monitoring.
|IP SLA Operation Details view applies account limitations.|
|VNQM receives statistics from VoIP UDP Jitter operations.|
|VNQM no longer breaks the NPM SNMP Connection Profile Management.|
Fixed issues in Orion Platform 2018.4
End of life
|Version||EoL Annoucement||EoE Effective Date||EoL Effective Date|
December 4, 2018:
End-of-Life (EoL) announcement - Customers on VoIP & Network Quality Manager 4.2 should begin transitioning to the latest version of VoIP & Network Quality Manager.
March 4, 2019:
End-of-Engineering (EoE) - Service releases, bug fixes, workarounds, and service packs for VoIP & Network Quality Manager 4.2 will no longer be supported by SolarWinds.
March 4, 2020:
End-of-Life - SolarWinds will no longer provide technical support for VoIP & Network Quality Manager 4.2.
See the End of Life Policy for information about SolarWinds product lifecycle phases. For supported versions and EoL announcements for all SolarWinds products, see Currently supported software versions.
End of support
This version of VoIP and Network Quality Manager no longer supports the following platforms and features.
|Windows Server 2012, 2012 R2||This software is no longer supported by Orion Platform 2018.4.|
|SQL Server 2012||This software is no longer supported by Orion Platform 2018.4.|
|All Active Alerts widget||The legacy widget has been replaced by the updated version.|
This version of VoIP and Network Quality Manager deprecates the following platforms and features.
Deprecated platforms and features are still supported in the current release. However, they will be unsupported in a future release. Plan on upgrading deprecated platforms, and avoid using deprecated features. Customizations applied to a deprecated feature might not be migrated if a new feature replaces the deprecated one.
For information about supported version of SolarWinds products, see Currently supported software versions.
|Legacy charts||Legacy charts are deprecated as of this release. Migrate your charts to their modern version.|
|Classic charts||Classic charts are deprecated as of this release. Migrate your charts to their modern version.|
|Report Writer||Use the web-based Report Manager to create reports.|
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