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 2024.2 release notes

Release date: June 4, 2024

Here's what's new in NetFlow Traffic Analyzer 2024.2.

NetFlow Traffic Analyzer runs on the SolarWinds Platform.

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New features and improvements in NTA

NetFlow Traffic Analyzer 2024.2 includes the new features in version 2024.2 of the SolarWinds Platform. For more information, see the SolarWinds Platform 2024.2 Release Notes.

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Fixes

For information about new features and fixes in the SolarWinds Platform, see the SolarWinds Platform 2024.2 Release Notes.

Case number Description
01569428

In previous versions, even though a user had the right to manage nodes and could add new devices or edit existing ones, the user was not able to add an interface through the NetFlow Events resource. Now, users with Node Management rights are able to add interfaces. Admin rights are no longer required for this task.

01524107

During on-demand DNS resolution, when an option to resolve IP addresses is disabled and then reenabled after maintenance, IP addresses are resolved and the Domains and Resources widgets display the correct information.

01440937, 01512489

Creating and managing an application with a large port range is handled properly in NTA.

01356742

Netflow PDU is marked as malformed when octets or packets have a negative value, fewer octets than packets are reported, and maximum transition unit (MTU) is larger than 64. These types of invalid data are detected and discarded.

01567985

When you enable the High Receive Percent Utilization with Top Talkers out-of-the-box alert or High Transmit Percent Utilization with Top Talkers out-of-the-box alert and configure an alert action to send a PDF, the PDF file is generated correctly and it no longer contains an error similar to:

Unexpected Website Error Failure parsing NetObject key.

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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.

For supported upgrade paths to 2024.2, see Upgrade an existing deployment.

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End of life

Version EoL Announcement EoE Effective Date EoL Effective Date

2022.4

June 4, 2024: End-of-Life (EoL) announcement - Customers on NetFlow Traffic Analyzer 2022.4 should begin transitioning to the latest version of NetFlow Traffic Analyzer.

July 4, 2024: End-of-Engineering (EoE) - Service releases, bug fixes, workarounds, and service packs for NetFlow Traffic Analyzer 2022.4 will no longer be supported by SolarWinds.

July 4, 2025: End-of-Life - SolarWinds will no longer provide technical support for NetFlow Traffic Analyzer 2022.4.

2022.3

February 6, 2024: End-of-Life (EoL) announcement - Customers on NetFlow Traffic Analyzer 2022.3 should begin transitioning to the latest version of NetFlow Traffic Analyzer.

March 7, 2024: End-of-Engineering (EoE) - Service releases, bug fixes, workarounds, and service packs for NetFlow Traffic Analyzer 2022.3 will no longer be supported by SolarWinds.

March 7, 2025: End-of-Life - SolarWinds will no longer provide technical support for NetFlow Traffic Analyzer 2022.3.

See the End of Life Policy for information about SolarWinds product life cycle phases. To see EoL dates for earlier NTA versions, see NTA release history.

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