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Network Automation Manager 2022.4 Release Notes

Release date: November 22, 2022

These release notes describe the new features, improvements, and fixed issues in NAM 2022.4. They also provide information about upgrades and describe workarounds for known issues.

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New features and improvements in SolarWinds Platform

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SolarWinds Platform 2022.4 offers the following improvements compared to previous releases of SolarWinds Platform.

  • SolarWinds Platform 2022.4 provides SWIS Verbs for managing common credentials, such as Orion.Credential.CreateCredentials & Orion.Credential.UpdateCredentials for creating/editing the credentials.

  • SolarWinds Platform 2022.4 supports the Kerberos protocol for WMI authentication.

See the SolarWinds Hybrid Cloud Observability Release Notes for information about new features.


New customer installation

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NAM consists of the following components:

For information about installing NAM, see the SolarWinds Platform and Orion Platform Products Installation and Upgrade Guide.

Before you upgrade

Make sure all your legacy reports are migrated. After the upgrade, you won't be able to access legacy reports and related tools.

How to upgrade

If you are upgrading from the Orion Platform, see Upgrade Orion Platform products to SolarWinds Hybrid Cloud Observability.


Fixed issues in SolarWinds Platform 2022.4

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NAM runs on the SolarWinds Platform. NAM 2022.4 contains all fixed issues since the NAM 2020.2.6 release, including all NAM 2020.2.6 hot fixes and fixes in SolarWinds Platform 2022.2 through 2022.4.

See the following release notes for more information:


End of life

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For modules based on Orion Platform 2020.2.6 and earlier, SolarWinds is announcing future end-of-life plans for your convenience. As always, SolarWinds recommends you upgrade to the latest version of your products at your earliest convenience.

Version EoL Announcement EoE Effective Date EoL Effective Date
2020.2.6 April 18, 2023: End-of-Life (EoL) announcement – Customers on SolarWinds Platform 2020.2.6 should begin transitioning to the latest version of SolarWinds Platform. May 18, 2023: End-of-Engineering (EoE) – Service releases, bug fixes, workarounds, and service packs for SolarWinds Platform 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 SolarWinds Platform 2020.2.6
2020.2.5 January 18, 2023: End-of-Life (EoL) announcement – Customers on SolarWinds Platform 2020.2.5 should begin transitioning to the latest version of SolarWinds Platform. February 17, 2023: End-of-Engineering (EoE) – Service releases, bug fixes, workarounds, and service packs for SolarWinds Platform 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 SolarWinds Platform 2020.2.5.
2020.2.4 October 19, 2022: End-of-Life (EoL) announcement – Customers on SolarWinds Platform 2020.2.4 should begin transitioning to the latest version of SolarWinds Platform. November 18, 2022: End-of-Engineering (EoE) – Service releases, bug fixes, workarounds, and service packs for SolarWinds Platform 2020.2.4 will no longer be actively supported by SolarWinds . November 18, 2023: End-of-Life (EoL) – SolarWinds will no longer provide technical support for SolarWinds Platform 2020.2.4.
2020.2.1 October 19, 2022: End-of-Life (EoL) announcement – Customers on SolarWinds Platform 2020.2.1 should begin transitioning to the latest version of SolarWinds Platform. November 18, 2022: End-of-Engineering (EoE) – Service releases, bug fixes, workarounds, and service packs for SolarWinds Platform 2020.2.1 will no longer be actively supported by SolarWinds. November 18, 2023: End-of-Life (EoL) – SolarWinds will no longer provide technical support for SolarWinds Platform 2020.2.1.
2020.2 October 19, 2022: End-of-Life (EoL) announcement – Customers on SolarWinds Platform 2020.2 should begin transitioning to the latest version of SolarWinds Platform. November 18, 2022: End-of-Engineering (EoE) – Service releases, bug fixes, workarounds, and service packs for SolarWinds Platform 2020.2 will no longer be actively supported by SolarWinds. November 18, 2023: End-of-Life (EoL) – SolarWinds will no longer provide technical support for SolarWinds Platform 2020.2.

See the End of Life Policy for information about SolarWinds product lifecycle phases. For supported versions and EoL announcements for all SolarWinds products, see Currently supported software versions.


End of support

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This version of SolarWinds Platform no longer supports the following platforms and features.

Type Details
Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 Windows Server 2012 R2 is not supported in SolarWinds Platform 2022.4. SolarWinds recommends that you upgrade the operating system of your SolarWinds Platform server to Windows Server 2016 or later. See SolarWinds Platform 2022.4 System Requirements.

Legal notices

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