Documentation forNetFlow Traffic Analyzer
Analyzing network traffic and bandwidth is a key capability of Hybrid Cloud Observability Advanced and is also available in a standalone module, NetFlow Traffic Analyzer (NTA). Hybrid Cloud Observability Advanced and NTA are built on the self-hosted SolarWinds Platform.

NTA 2024.1 release notes

Release date: February 6, 2024

Here's what's new in NetFlow Traffic Analyzer 2024.1.

NetFlow Traffic Analyzer runs on the SolarWinds Platform.

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New features and improvements in NTA

NetFlow Traffic Analyzer 2024.1 includes the new features in version 2024.1 of the SolarWinds Platform. For more information, see the SolarWinds Platform 2024.1 Release Notes.

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Fixes

For information about new features and fixes in the SolarWinds Platform, see the SolarWinds Platform 2024.1 Release Notes.

Case number Description
01448437

An issue that could result in data being processed with the wrong template is fixed. Using the wrong template could result in invalid data or a disruption to services.

01364732

An issue was fixed that, in some environments, caused upgrades to fail with the message NetFlow Website Failed.

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Before you upgrade!

The installation path for the NetFlow service has changed. If the NetFlow Service stops receiving packets after you upgrade from 2020.2.6, verify the program path is correct: C:\Program Files (x86)\SolarWinds\Orion\NetFlowService.exe.

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Installation or upgrade

For new SolarWinds Platform deployments, download the installation file from the NTA product page on https://www.solarwinds.com or from the Customer Portal. For more information, see Get the installer.

To activate NTA in an existing SolarWinds Platform deployment, use the License Manager.

For upgrades, go to Settings > My Deployment to initiate the upgrade. The SolarWinds Installer upgrades your entire deployment (all SolarWinds Platform products and any scalability engines).

For more information, see the SolarWinds Platform Product Installation and Upgrade Guide.

Supported upgrade paths to 2024.1:

Version 2024.1 is the last release that will support a direct upgrade from 2020.2.1 or 2020.2.4. If you choose to stay on 2020.2.1 or 2020.2.4, you will be required to upgrade to 2024.1 before you can upgrade to a later release.

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End of life

Version EoL Announcement EoE Effective Date EoL Effective Date
2020.2.6 April 18, 2023:

End-of-Life (EoL) announcement - Customers on NetFlow Traffic Analyzer 2020.2.6 should begin transitioning to the latest version of NetFlow Traffic Analyzer.

May 18, 2023:

End-of-Engineering (EoE) - Service releases, bug fixes, workarounds, and service packs for NetFlow Traffic Analyzer 2020.2.6 will no longer be supported by SolarWinds.

May 18, 2024:

End-of-Life - SolarWinds will no longer provide technical support for NetFlow Traffic Analyzer 2020.2.6.

2020.2.5 January 18, 2023:

End-of-Life (EoL) announcement - Customers on NetFlow Traffic Analyzer 2020.2.5 should begin transitioning to the latest version of NetFlow Traffic Analyzer.

February 17, 2023:

End-of-Engineering (EoE) - Service releases, bug fixes, workarounds, and service packs for NetFlow Traffic Analyzer 2020.2.5 will no longer be supported by SolarWinds.

February 17, 2024:

End-of-Life - SolarWinds will no longer provide technical support for NetFlow Traffic Analyzer 2020.2.5.

See the End of Life Policy for information about SolarWinds product life cycle phases. For supported versions and EoL announcements for all SolarWinds products, see Currently supported software versions.

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