NetFlow Traffic Analyzer 2020.2.5 Release Notes

Release date: March 25, 2021

These release notes describe new features, improvements, and fixed issues in NetFlow Traffic Analyzer 2020.2.5. They also provide information about upgrades and describe workarounds for known issues.

If you are looking for previous release notes for NetFlow Traffic Analyzer, see Previous Version documentation.

New features and improvements in NTA 2020.2.5

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NTA 2020.2.5 is an Orion Platform product, and runs on Orion Platform 2020.2.5. See the Orion Platform 2020.2.5 Release Notes.


New customer installation

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For information about installing NetFlow Traffic Analyzer, 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) to the current versions.

If you are upgrading from NTA 4.6 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

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NTA 2020.2.5 fixes the following issues.

Case number Description

00691852

Issue with the UI showing incorrect information was fixed. The Flow Sources Management page no longer shows all interfaces as dropped when they are receiving flows.

00656626,

00619500,

00618939,

00616067,

00594377

NTA no longer displays unknown traffic events after you upgrade to the latest version. All data are being displayed correctly.

00594121

The NetFlow Sources page no longer displays NetFlow source devices as Undefined.

00588014

When browsing interfaces, you no longer receive the error Unexpected Website Error Object reference not set to an instance of an object.

00546341

SolarWinds.Orion.LogMgmt.SyslogService no longer causes memory issues.

00492129

Changing the Time Period in the NTA Interface Details view no longer switches the date format from European to American.

See also Orion Platform Release Notes.


End of life

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Version EoL Annoucement EoE Effective Date EoL Effective Date
4.2.x June 6, 2019:

End-of-Life (EoL) announcement - Customers on NetFlow Traffic Analyzer 4.2.x should begin transitioning to the latest version of NetFlow Traffic Analyzer.

September 6, 2019:

End-of-Engineering (EoE) - Service releases, bug fixes, workarounds, and service packs for NetFlow Traffic Analyzer 4.2.x will no longer be supported by SolarWinds.

September 6, 2020:

End-of-Life - SolarWinds will no longer provide technical support for NetFlow Traffic Analyzer 4.2.x.

4.1.1, 4.1.2 June 6, 2019:

End-of-Life (EoL) announcement - Customers on NetFlow Traffic Analyzer 4.1.1 and 4.1.2 should begin transitioning to the latest version of NetFlow Traffic Analyzer.

September 6, 2019:

End-of-Engineering (EoE) - Service releases, bug fixes, workarounds, and service packs for NetFlow Traffic Analyzer 4.1.1 and 4.1.2 will no longer be supported by SolarWinds.

September 6, 2020:

End-of-Life - SolarWinds will no longer provide technical support for NetFlow Traffic Analyzer 4.1.1 and 4.1.2.

4.1

December 4, 2018:

End-of-Life (EoL) announcement - Customers on NetFlow Traffic Analyzer 4.1 should begin transitioning to the latest version of NetFlow Traffic Analyzer.

March 4, 2019:

End-of-Engineering (EoE) - Service releases, bug fixes, workarounds, and service packs for NetFlow Traffic Analyzer 4.1 will no longer be supported by SolarWinds.

March 4, 2020:

End-of-Life - SolarWinds will no longer provide technical support for NetFlow Traffic Analyzer 4.1.

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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