Documentation forHybrid Cloud Observability Essentialsand Network Performance Monitor

NPM 2022.4.1 Release Notes

Release date: December 14, 2022

These release notes describe the new features, improvements, and fixed issues in Network Performance Monitor 2022.4.1.

For more information, see the following documents:

If you are looking for previous release notes for Network Performance Monitor, see Previous Version documentation.

New features and improvements in NPM

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NPM 2022.4.1 is a service release and provides stability fixes compared to previous releases of NPM.

NPM 2022.4.1 runs on the new SolarWinds Platform. See SolarWinds Platform 2022.4.1 Release Notes.

Installation and upgrade

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For information about installing Network Performance Monitor, see help for the SolarWinds Installer.

Use the SolarWinds Installer to upgrade your entire SolarWinds Platform deployment (all Orion Platform products and any scalability engines).

You must be on NPM 2020.2.1 or later to upgrade to NPM 2022.4.1. If you are on NPM 2020.2 or earlier, first upgrade to 2020.2.6 and then upgrade to 2022.4.1.

You can upgrade your entire deployment from the My Deployment page (Settings > My Deployment).

For details, see Install or upgrade SolarWinds Platform products.


Fixed issues

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With this release, NPM now runs on the SolarWinds Platform. NPM 2022.4.1 contains all of the fixed issues since NPM 2020.2.6 release, including all NPM 2020.2.6 hotfixes and fixes in SolarWinds Platform 2022.2, 2022.3, and 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 Announcements EOE Effective Dates EOL Effective Dates
2020.2.6 April 18, 2024: End-of-Life (EoL) announcement – Customers on NPM version 2020.2.6 should begin transitioning to the latest version of NPM. May 18, 2023: End-of-Engineering (EoE) – Service releases, bug fixes, workarounds, and service packs for NPM 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 NPM version 2020.2.6
2020.2.5 January 18, 2023: End-of-Life (EoL) announcement – Customers on NPM version 2020.2.5 should begin transitioning to the latest version of NPM. February 17, 2023: End-of-Engineering (EoE) – Service releases, bug fixes, workarounds, and service packs for NPM 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 NPM version 2020.2.5.
2020.2.4 October 19, 2022: End-of-Life (EoL) announcement – Customers on NPM version 2020.2.4 should begin transitioning to the latest version of NPM. November 18, 2022: End-of-Engineering (EoE) – Service releases, bug fixes, workarounds, and service packs for NPM version 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 NPM version 2020.2.4.
2020.2.1 October 19, 2022: End-of-Life (EoL) announcement – Customers on NPM version 2020.2.1 should begin transitioning to the latest version of NPM. November 18, 2022: End-of-Engineering (EoE) – Service releases, bug fixes, workarounds, and service packs for NPM version 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 NPM version 2020.2.1.
2020.2 October 19, 2022: End-of-Life (EoL) announcement – Customers on NPM version 2020.2 should begin transitioning to the latest version of NPM. November 18, 2022: End-of-Engineering (EoE) – Service releases, bug fixes, workarounds, and service packs for NPM version 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 NPM version 2020.2.
2019.4 July 27, 2022: End-of-Life (EoL) announcement – Customers on NPM version 2019.4 should begin transitioning to the latest version of NPM. August 27, 2022: End-of-Engineering (EoE) – Service releases, bug fixes, workarounds, and service packs for NPM version 2019.4 will no longer be actively supported by SolarWinds. August 26, 2023: End-of-Life (EoL) – SolarWinds will no longer provide technical support for NPM version 2019.4.
12.5 July 27, 2022: End-of-Life (EoL) announcement – Customers on NPM version 12.5 should begin transitioning to the latest version of NPM. August 26, 2022: End-of-Engineering (EoE) – Service releases, bug fixes, workarounds, and service packs for NPM version 12.5 will no longer be actively supported by SolarWinds. August 26, 2023: End-of-Life (EoL) – SolarWinds will no longer provide technical support for NPM version 12.5.

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.


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