Release date: July 15, 2021
These release notes describe new features, improvements, and fixed issues in NetFlow Traffic Analyzer 2020.2.6. 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 2020.2.6
Important: Orion Platform 2020.2.6 includes updated password policies that impact individual Orion accounts. After you upgrade to NTA 2020.2.6, all passwords for individual Orion accounts will expire in 30 days. To learn more, see the Orion Platform 2020.2.6 Release Notes.
NTA 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 customer installation
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.
NTA 2020.2.6 fixes the following issues.
NTA no longer displays data from unmanaged interfaces.
|00771790||Users can again add IP addresses to IP address groups without any issues.|
See also Orion Platform Release Notes.
End of life
|Version||EoL Annoucement||EoE Effective Date||EoL Effective Date|
|4.5||June 15, 2021:
End-of-Life (EoL) announcement - Customers on NetFlow Traffic Analyzer 4.2.x should begin transitioning to the latest version of NetFlow Traffic Analyzer.
July 15, 2021:
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.
July 15, 2022:
End-of-Life - SolarWinds will no longer provide technical support for NetFlow Traffic Analyzer 4.2.x.
|4.4||June 15, 2021:
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.
July 15, 2021:
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.
July 15, 2022:
End-of-Life - SolarWinds will no longer provide technical support for NetFlow Traffic Analyzer 4.1.1 and 4.1.2.
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.
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