Release date: January 2021
These release notes describe the new features in DPA Integration Module (DPAIM) 2020.2.4.
If you are looking for previous release notes for DPA or DPAIM, see Previous Version documentation.
New features and improvements in DPAIM
DPAIM 2020.2.4 is signed with a new digital code-signing certificate.
DPAIM 2020.2.4 is an Orion Platform product, and runs on Orion Platform 2020.2.4. See Orion Platform 2020.2.4 Release Notes.
Fixed issues in DPAIM 2020.2.4
DPAIM 2020.2.4 fixes the following issue.
|The SolarWinds.Core.BusinessLayer.dll security vulnerability in Orion Platform 2019.4 Hotfix 5, in Orion Platform 2020.2, and Orion Platform 2020.2 Hotfix 1 was addressed. See SolarWinds Security Advisory for details.|
See also the Orion Platform 2020.2.4 Release Notes.
New customer installation
DPAIM can be installed in either of the following ways:
With SolarWinds SAM
DPAIM is automatically installed with SolarWinds SAM 6.2.1 or later. If you have SAM 6.2.1 or later, you do not need to install DPAIM. All you have to do is set up the integration module.
To install SAM, use the SolarWinds Orion Installer.
Standalone (SAM not required)
If you do not plan to install SAM, download and run the SolarWinds Orion Installer to install DPAIM as a separate product. You can install DPAIM alone, or you can install DPAIM with other Orion Platform products such as SolarWinds SRM.
After you install DPAIM, you must set up the DPA Integration Module.
How to upgrade
Use the SolarWinds Orion Installer to upgrade DPAIM and any other (Undefined variable: Core_var.Product_family).
|Some DPA data is not displayed correctly in PerfStack|
|Issue: DPA data that represents a time series and can include multiple metrics is not displayed correctly in PerfStack charts. What should be shown as stacked graphs is displayed as a single line.|
|Date range is one day behind on Wait Time resources|
Issue: The date on Wait Time Trends resources is one day behind for environments where the DPA and Orion servers are in different time zones. The affected resources are:
|Resolution/Work-around:Set the DPA and Orion servers to the same time zone.|
|DPAIM stops working after failover|
|Issue: If you have High Availability configured, the DPA Integration Module stops working when a failover occurs after you re-integrate with a previously integrated DPA server.|
|Resolution/Work-around: Re-integrate the DPA server.|
|Report resource fails to initialize if any DPA server is down|
Issue: If you attempt to create or run a report that includes DPA resources and any integrated DPA server is down, the following error is returned:
|Resolution/Work-around: To avoid this error, ensure that all integrated servers are up before creating or running reports that include information from DPA. Alternatively, remove the integration for a server and reintegrate it later.|
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