Network Automation Manager 2020.2.6 Release Notes

Release date: July 15, 2021

Last updated: July 21, 2021

These release notes describe the new features, improvements, and fixed issues in Network Automation Manager 2020.2.6. They also provide information about upgrades and describe workarounds for known issues.

If you are looking for previous release notes for Network Automation Manager, see Previous Version documentation.

To learn how SAM licenses are impacted when NAM is deployed, see How your SAM license relates to other Orion Platform module licenses.

New features and improvements in NAM

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NAM 2020.2.6 offers new features and improvements compared to previous releases of NAM.

Orion account improvements

  • Improved account password policy
  • Removed guest account
  • User lockout for repeated failed log in attempts

Additional updates

  • New options for Syslog forwarding
  • Redesigned trap forwarding action
  • Improved Orion Log Viewer
  • New custom properties management interface
  • Account Limitation Builder replaces the stand-alone application
NAM 2020.2.6 is an Orion Platform product, and runs on Orion Platform 2020.2.6. See the Orion Platform 2020.2.6 Release Notes.

New features and improvements in Orion Platform

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The Orion Platform 2020.2.6 offers new features and improvements compared to previous releases of the Orion Platform.


New customer installation

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Network Automation Manager consists of the following components:

For information about installing NAM, see the SolarWinds Orion Installer.

Before you upgrade!

If you are upgrading from a previous version, be aware of the following considerations.

  • Do you have older, legacy Orion product versions in your environment? The Orion Installer provides a full upgrade path for legacy products. For older products, follow the upgrade path in order, downloading and installing using the links.
  • If you have written your own code, such as changing SolarWinds .css files or adding .js files, it may be overwritten with the upgrade. You can learn more about custom code in this article.

How to upgrade

If you are upgrading from NAM 2017.3 or later, use the SolarWinds Orion Installer to upgrade one or more Orion Platform products simultaneously.

If you are upgrading from an earlier version, use the multiple products upgrade guide to plan and implement an upgrade to NAM 2017.3. Then use the SolarWinds Orion Installer to complete the upgrade.


Fixed issues in Orion Platform 2020.2.6

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See the Orion Platform 2020.2.6 Release Notes.


Legal notices

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