Engineer's Toolset 2022.4 Release Notes
Release date: November 22, 2022
These release notes were last updated on January 26, 2023.
SolarWinds Platform 2022.4 and all associated modules have been replaced by version 2022.4.1. See ETS 2022.4.1 release notes and SolarWinds Platform 2022.4.1 release notes in addition to ETS 2022.4 release notes.
These release notes describe the new features, improvements, and fixed issues in Engineer's Toolset 2022.4. They also provide information about upgrades and describe workarounds for known issues.
- For release notes for previous ETS versions, see Previous Version documentation.
- For information about requirements, see ETS system requirements.
- For information about working with ETS, see the ETS Administrator Guide.
Improvements in ETS
Compatibility improved with the SolarWinds Platform
This release is a compatibility update for Engineer's Toolset for Desktop and Engineer's Toolset for the Web. Engineer's Toolset for the Web is part of the SolarWinds Platform and can be used alongside other SolarWinds Platform products. This release improves compatibility with newer versions of the SolarWinds Platform.
See also SolarWinds Platform 2022.4 Release Notes.
New customer installation
For information about installing Engineer's Toolset, see the ETS Installation Guide. After installation, use the ETS Getting Started Guide to get started fast.
How to upgrade
To upgrade Engineer's Toolset for Desktop to 2022.4, download the latest ETS for Desktop installer from the Customer Portal and reinstall ETS for Desktop by following the steps in Downloading and installing Engineer's Toolset for Desktop.
To upgrade Engineer's Toolset for the Web, use the SolarWinds Platform installer.
If you are upgrading Engineer's Toolset for the Web, you must be on ETS 2020.2.1 or later to upgrade to ETS 2022.4. If you are on ETS 2019.4 or earlier, first upgrade to 2020.2.6 and then upgrade to 2022.4.
For more information about upgrading from a version of Engineer's Toolset for Desktop that's older than 11.0.6 to 2022.4, see the Upgrade Engineer's Toolset topic in the ETS Administrator Guide.
SolarWinds would like to thank our Security Researchers below for reporting on the issue in a responsible manner and working with our security, product, and engineering teams to fix the vulnerability.
|CVE-2018-1285||Apache log4net before 2.0.8 XML vulnerability||Apache log4net before 2.0.8 does not disable XML external entities when parsing log4net configuration files. This could allow for XXE-based attacks in applications that accept arbitrary configuration files from users.||6.7 (Medium)||N/A|
|CVE-2021-35246||Unprotected Transport of Credentials (HSTS) Vulnerability||The application fails to prevent users from connecting to it over unencrypted connections. An attacker can modify a legitimate user's network traffic and could bypass the application's use of SSL/TLS encryption, and use the application as a platform for attacks against its users.||
This version of Engineer's Toolset for the Web 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.
|Browser support||All versions of Internet Explorer will become unsupported in a future release. Some pages are not compatible with IE 11. Do not enable Enterprise Mode in IE 11. It is not supported.|
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