NCM 2020.2.5 Release Notes
Release date: March 25, 2021
These release notes describe the new features, improvements, and fixed issues in Network Configuration Manager 2020.2.5. They also provide information about upgrades and describe workarounds for known issues.
If you are looking for previous release notes for Network Configuration Manager, see Previous Version documentation.
New features and improvements in NCM
NCM 2020.2.5 provides security enhancements and bug fixes.
NCM 2020.2.5 is an Orion Platform product, and runs on Orion Platform 2020.2.5. See Orion Platform 2020.2.5 Release Notes.
New customer installation
For information about installing Network Configuration Manager, see the SolarWinds Orion Installer.
How to upgrade
Use the SolarWinds Orion Installer to upgrade your entire Orion deployment (all Orion Platform products and any scalability engines).
If you are upgrading from NCM 8.0 or later, you can upgrade your entire Orion deployment from the My Orion Deployment page. Downloading the Orion Installer is no longer necessary.
Fixed issues in NCM 2020.2.5
NCM 2020.2.5 fixes the following issues.
Users with the NCM role WebViewer can no longer update and run policy reports. Running a policy report requires the NCM role WebUploader or higher.
|N/A||The default Orion Platform Guest user is granted the NCM role WebViewer instead of WebUploader.|
When a config is downloaded using an NCM job, characters are no longer truncated in some cases.
NCM jobs no longer fail to complete and return errors such as:
NCM correctly processes the Backspace character sent by some devices, which enables it to download configs from those devices.
A problem with an index has been fixed, and NCM no longer returns the message
When you group reports by product on the Orion Web Console All Reports page, NCM is included in the list of products.
NCM connections to devices that are configured to use key exchange algorithms ecdh-sha2-nistp256 and ecdh-sha2-nistp384 no longer fail with errors such as
CUST-58600, CUST-59844, CUST-67333
NCM 2020.2.5 fixes a connectivity error that could cause config downloads to fail with error
For fixed issues in the Orion Platform, see the Orion Platform 2020.2.5 Release Notes.
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