Released in May 2017
These release notes describe the new features, improvements, and fixed issues in Web Performance Monitor 2.2.1. They also provide information about upgrades and describe workarounds for known issues.
If you are looking for previous release notes for Web Performance Monitor, see Previous Version documentation.
Note the following details about WPM 2.2.1:
- WPM 2.2.1 requires SolarWinds NPM 12.1 or later. Be sure to upgrade NPM before upgrading to WPM 2.2.1.
- If upgrading from an earlier version of Windows to Windows 10, SolarWinds recommends reinstalling the WPM Player and Recorder because Windows may overwrite existing registry entries. Click here for details.
- See also WPM 2.2.1 System Requirements.
New features and improvements
WPM 2.2.1 offers new features and improvements compared to previous releases of WPM.
WPM 2.2.1 is a service release containing three hotfixes, as described in the Fixed Issues section.
This version of WPM includes Application Stack (also known as AppStack), which describes the various layers that make up a complex application delivery infrastructure. The AppStack Environment view offers interactive visual mapping within the Orion Platform that provides an in-depth perspective through the entire environment to help identify the root cause of performance and availability issues.
Objects monitored in WPM are displayed in AppStack, as described below.
Integration with Orion Alerting
Create, view, and manage WPM-related alerts in the Orion Platform Alerting interface. Set warnings and custom timing thresholds for individual steps and entire transactions. Get notified automatically via SMS or email when a transaction fails.
Dependencies for Transaction Steps
Create dependencies between Transaction Steps and Nodes and Applications for fine-grained insight into your transactions.
The AppStack Environment Resource
The AppStack Environment resource is a tailored version of the full AppStack Environment view. It provides an in-depth map of all monitored objects that relate to the selected object whose details you are viewing. The information available is the same information available when you spotlight the object in the full AppStack Environment view.
Added support for TLS 1.1 and 1.2. Not all products that install with Orion Platform 2016.2 support TLS 1.1 or 1.2. For more information, see TLS compatibility with Orion Core Products.
Fixed issues in Web Performance Monitor 2.2.1
WPM 2.2.1 fixes the following issues.
|765863||Page load performance issue|
|785669||Queries to Information Service failing|
|834622||Incorrect display of TCP Waterfall chart|
|N/A||Issue with proxy settings per transaction not working|
Fixed issues in Web Performance Monitor 2.2
WPM 2.2 fixes the following issues.
|N/A||Implement dependencies on transactions and transaction steps|
|N/A||Support for new alerting|
|362019||Support for Appstack|
|366234||AppStack - 'MiniStack' Resource on WPM views|
|N/A||Top 10 Transactions/Steps by Duration resources show the wrong data|
|N/A||HTTP500 on Windows Server 2008 R2|
|N/A||Uncontrolled growth of IE cache|
|N/A||Event summary showed wrong time|
|N/A||Service was crashing|
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