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NetFlow Traffic Analyzer 2022.3 Release Notes

Release date: September 28, 2022

These release notes describe new features, improvements, and fixed issues in NetFlow Traffic Analyzer 2022.3. 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 2022.3

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NTA 2022.3 offers new features and improvements compared to previous releases of NTA.

2022.3 brings NTA over to the new SolarWinds Platform. In addition, NTA is now installed with the new SolarWinds Installer.

See also the SolarWinds Platform 2022.3 Release Notes.

Improved CBQoS support

NTA can now manage multiple QoS policies on a single interface. This was a limitation for hub-spoke setups, where multiple QoS policies are applied on the hub to meet different link bandwidths. NTA now handles QoS data for such setups correctly.

Automatic application classification of network flows

NTA now groups the applications sent by devices based on the vendor. If you select NBAR2 in the drop-down in the top-right corner of the Top XX Applications widget, NTA populates the chart with the top NBAR2 applications identified by name and application vendor icon. Hover over the icon of the application vendor to see the name of the vendor. The vendor information is also displayed in text format in the Flow Navigator filters.

Improved Cisco® Meraki® SD-WAN support

Expanded SD-WAN support with additional visibility into Meraki devices. For more information, see NPM 2022.3 release notes.


New customer installation

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For information about installing NetFlow Traffic Analyzer, see the SolarWinds Installer.

How to upgrade

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

You must be on NTA 2020.2.1 or later to upgrade to NTA 2022.3. If you are on NTA 2020.2 or earlier, first upgrade to 2020.2.6 and then upgrade to 2022.3.

If you are upgrading from NTA 4.6 or later, you can upgrade your entire SolarWinds Platform deployment from the My Deployment page. Downloading the SolarWinds Installer is no longer necessary.


Fixed issues

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As NTA now runs on the SolarWinds Platform, NTA 2022.3 contains all of the fixed issues from the previous SolarWinds Platform 2022.2 release as well as the new SolarWinds Platform 2022.3 release.

See the following release notes for more information:

NTA 2022.3 fixes the following issues.

Case number Description

00910491,

00939463

Traffic is being correctly displayed for both wan1 and lan1 interfaces on Meraki MX devices with firmware prior to 15.14.

00903521 The NTA Settings page is no longer inaccessible due to DNS resolution functionality.
00929373 NTA no longer fails to display data from vCenter
00932833 NTA no longer displays an error on the Node Details page when the browser language is set to Turkish.
00993636 Outdated nodes are no longer visible in the NetFlow and CBQoS Sources resource regardless the fact that all currently visible interfaces and nodes are already set to "Disabled CBQoS" and "Drop NetFlow".

00322766,

01012560

 

CBQoS no longer fails to store data and works properly. The UI no longer displays CBQoS utilization over 100%.

00868784,

00959295,

00818632

The mapping table points to correct NPM interfaces.

End of life

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Version EoL Announcement EoE Effective Date EoL Effective Date
2019.4 July 27, 2022:

End-of-Life (EoL) announcement - Customers on NetFlow Traffic Analyzer 2019.4 should begin transitioning to the latest version of NetFlow Traffic Analyzer.

August 26, 2022:

End-of-Engineering (EoE) - Service releases, bug fixes, workarounds, and service packs for NetFlow Traffic Analyzer 2019.4 will no longer be supported by SolarWinds.

August 26, 2023:

End-of-Life - SolarWinds will no longer provide technical support for NetFlow Traffic Analyzer 2019.4.

4.6 July 27, 2022:

End-of-Life (EoL) announcement - Customers on NetFlow Traffic Analyzer 4.6 should begin transitioning to the latest version of NetFlow Traffic Analyzer.

August 26, 2022:

End-of-Engineering (EoE) - Service releases, bug fixes, workarounds, and service packs for NetFlow Traffic Analyzer 4.6 will no longer be supported by SolarWinds.

August 26, 2023:

End-of-Life - SolarWinds will no longer provide technical support for NetFlow Traffic Analyzer 4.6.

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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