Documentation forLog Analyzer
Analyzing logs is a key capability of Hybrid Cloud Observability and is also available in a standalone module, Log Analyzer (LA). Hybrid Cloud Observability and LA are built on the self-hosted SolarWinds Platform.

LA 2024.1 Release Notes

Release date: February 6, 2024

Here's what's new in Log Analyzer 2024.1.

Log Analyzer runs on the SolarWinds Platform.

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New features and improvements in LA

Log Analyzer 2024.1 includes the new features in version 2024.1 of the SolarWinds Platform. For more information, see the SolarWinds Platform 2024.1 Release Notes.

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Fixes

For information about new features and fixes in the SolarWinds Platform, see the SolarWinds Platform 2024.1 Release Notes.

Case number Description
00837847, 01253910

The method for updating the node mapper cache has been improved to reduce the load on the SolarWinds Platform database in large deployments.

Installation or upgrade

If you are upgrading from LA 2022.2, remove the following file from all agents (both local and remote) after upgrading and restart the SolarWinds Agent services:

C:\Program Files (x86)\SolarWinds\Agent\Plugins\LA_WindowsEvents.Agent.plugin

Failure to remove this file after upgrading from SolarWinds Platform 2022.2 may result in future licensing conflicts.

For new SolarWinds Platform deployments, download the installation file from the LA product page on https://www.solarwinds.com or from the Customer Portal. For more information, see Get the installer.

To activate LA in an existing SolarWinds Platform deployment, use the License Manager.

For upgrades, go to Settings > My Deployment to initiate the upgrade. The SolarWinds Installer upgrades your entire deployment (all SolarWinds Platform products and any scalability engines).

For more information, see the SolarWinds Platform Product Installation and Upgrade Guide.

Supported upgrade paths to 2024.1:

Version 2024.1 is the last release that will support a direct upgrade from 2020.2.1 or 2020.2.4. If you choose to stay on 2020.2.1 or 2020.2.4, you will be required to upgrade to 2024.1 before you can upgrade to a later release.

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End of life

Version EoL annoucement EoE effective date EoL effective date
2020.2.6 April 18, 2023: End-of-Life (EoL) announcement – Customers on LA version 2020.2.6 should begin transitioning to the latest version of LA. May 18, 2023: End-of-Engineering (EoE) – Service releases, bug fixes, workarounds, and service packs for LA version 2020.2.6 will no longer be actively supported by SolarWinds. May 18, 2024: End-of-Life (EoL) – SolarWinds will no longer provide technical support for LA version 2020.2.6.
2020.2.5 January 18, 2023: End-of-Life (EoL) announcement – Customers on LA version 2020.2.5 should begin transitioning to the latest version of LA. February 17, 2023: End-of-Engineering (EoE) – Service releases, bug fixes, workarounds, and service packs for LA version 2020.2.5 will no longer be actively supported by SolarWinds. February 17, 2024: End-of-Life (EoL) – SolarWinds will no longer provide technical support for LA version 2020.2.5.

See the End of Life Policy for information about SolarWinds product life cycle phases. For supported versions and EoL announcements for all SolarWinds products, see LA release history.

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