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
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
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.
If you are on a version earlier than NTA 2020.2.6, first upgrade to 2020.2.6 and then upgrade to 2022.3.
You can upgrade your entire SolarWinds Platform deployment from the My Deployment page. Downloading the SolarWinds Installer is no longer necessary.
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.
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 widget regardless the fact that all currently visible interfaces and nodes are already set to "Disabled CBQoS" and "Drop NetFlow".|
|CBQoS no longer fails to store data and works properly. The UI no longer displays CBQoS utilization over 100%.|
|The mapping table points to correct NPM interfaces.|
End of life
|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.
This version of NetFlow Traffic Analyzer deprecates the following platforms and features.
Deprecated platforms and features are still supported in the current release. However, they will be unsupported in a future release. Plan on upgrading deprecated platforms, and avoid using deprecated features.
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