LA 2019.4.2 Release Notes
These release notes describe the features in Log Analyzer (LA), formerly Log Manager for Orion, 2019.4. They also provide information about upgrades and describe workarounds for known issues.
New in LA 2019.4.2
LA 2019.4.2 is a service release that includes security enhancements and is signed with a new digital code-signing certificate.
To learn more about security enhancements, see the Orion Platform 2019.4.2 Release Notes.
LA 2019.4.2 is an Orion Platform product, and runs on Orion Platform 2019.4.
Before you upgrade
If you are adding LA 2019.4.2 to your existing Orion Platform products, make note of the following:
- LA 2019.4.2 requires Microsoft SQL Server 2016 SP1 or later.
- LA 2019.4.2 does not support data migration of existing rules and alerts.
Legacy syslog and traps
LA replaces the existing legacy syslog and trap services, but only provides a subset of the legacy functionality. After installation of LA over the legacy syslog and trap services, the records remain in the database, but will not be used by LA. You can still access the read-only legacy records in the Syslog Viewer and Traps Viewer applications. All new syslog and trap messages will be stored in the dedicated LA database.
Property changes to the Orion.OLM.LogEntryLevel entity
Please note that property changes to the Orion.OLM.LogEntryLevel entity may impact custom SWQL queries involving the SWIS/API (when using Orion Platform SDK, Custom Reports, Custom SWQL Queries, and Custom Resources).
|Original properties||Current properties|
|Name (String)||Level (String)|
|Value (Int)||LevelKey (String)|
This change is related to localization. LevelKey contains the specific/static key, and Level contains the mapped or translated word for the string.
This issue impacts LA 2019.4 and Orion Log Viewer (OLV) 2019.4 and later. This also impacts the following products when installed with OLV: NPM, NCM, SAM, VMAN, UDT, and the NAM/NOM bundles.
How to upgrade
Use the SolarWinds Orion Platform Installer to upgrade one or more Orion Platform products simultaneously.
If you are upgrading from LA 1.1.1 or later, you can upgrade your entire Orion Platform deployment, including the main server and all Orion Platform products, from the Settings > My Orion Platform Deployment page. Downloading the Orion Platform Installer is no longer necessary.
New customer installation
Use the SolarWinds Orion Platform Installer, available in the Customer Portal, to install LA. After installation, refer to the LA Getting Started Guide to learn about configuring and customizing LA.
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