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SolarWinds Platform 2022.2 release notes

Release date: May 24, 2022

These release notes describe the new features, improvements, and fixed issues in SolarWinds Platform 2022.2. They also provide information about upgrades and describe workarounds for known issues.

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New features and improvements in SolarWinds Platform

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See SolarWinds Hybrid Cloud Observability 2022.2 release notes for information about new features.

New customer installation

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For information about installing SolarWinds Platform, see Install SolarWinds Hybrid Cloud Observability 2022.2..

How to upgrade

If you are upgrading from an earlier Orion Platform version, see Upgrade SolarWinds Platform products to SolarWinds Hybrid Cloud Observability.

Before you upgrade

Fixed issues

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SolarWinds Platform 2022.2 fixes the following issues.

Case Number Description
980868, 1019746 SolarWinds Platform Agent has no longer the TLS fallback issue.
961090 The issue where special characters occurred in logs on SolarWinds Platform Agent Linux server was addressed.
973265, 982354, 983143, 985085, 992107, 999152, 1007205, The issue where login page timed out when authenticating using a Windows group was addressed.
972964 The issue where users were alerted on multiple blocks in the database was addressed.
908383 The issue where URL parameters disappeared during CAC login was addressed.
988708 The issue where a Meraki device did not show correct status for an Access Point was addressed.
968089 The issue where IP SLA nodes were not displayed when grouped by City was addressed.
00875466, 00887725, 00889456, 00935188, 00943823, 00980794, 01023124, 01049079 "User changed account (GroupInfo)" audit event is no longer shown in the event log on each Group Member log in occurrence.
853813 The issue where DirectLink account didn't work with the Windows pass-through authentication was addressed.
997395 The issue where the ingress filter on the Node Details page didn't work correctly when the browser was in Turkish was addressed.
890180 The issue where an Infoblox server required FQDN to accept the https certificate was addressed.
897765 The issue where a Intelligent Map didn't refresh in the NOC view was addressed.
936494 The KCP vendor name was changed to AKCP.
886612 The issue where non-NCM SWIS entities were patched by the NCM limitation check was addressed.
916852 The issue where an API poller was parsing polling results incorrectly was addressed.
687462, 867247 The issue where LDAP authentication failed with the Could not connect Ldap server message was addressed.
903521 The issue with accessing the NTA Settings page because of DNS resolution was addressed.
929373 The issue where NTA search did not return any data from vCenter sources was addressed.
923990, 992196 The issue of an additional SNMP credential test for SolarWinds Platform Agent failing from the Additional polling engine was addressed.
935444, 943505, 949212, 949578, 1013605, 1014025 The issue where SolarWinds Platform users were missing in the RabbitMQ for both members in the pool was addressed.
862745 Performance issues on the NCM Configuration transfer page related to node limitations were addressed.
949327 The issue where only a few widgets could be added to views when the user interface was not in English was addressed.
926414 The issue where the option to collect per-node diagnostics was disabled was addressed.
914196 The issue where inserted properties were not visible on Intelligent Maps historical views was addressed.
907950, 927873 The issue where objects on Network Atlas maps had corrupt names was addressed.
896306 The issue where network utilization was calculated incorrectly for vCenter servers was addressed.
874296 The issue where change lines were missing in configuration changes in CCR was addressed.
876041 The issue where Windows SolarWinds Platform Agents got stuck during the upgrade was addressed.
885334 CPU spikes on Module Engine Service caused by the macro parser were addressed.
869071, 927783, 992609, 1039968 The issues on Custom Chart Edit page were addressed.
847128, 856044 Performance issues on the new Custom Properties Management page were addressed.
830021, 852954, 1045446 The issue where FIPS manager didn't update several files was addressed.
826584, 872482 Performance issues when executing scripts in Configuration Management were addressed.
843846, 844647 The issue where ServiceNow incident updates made simultaneously were not processed at the same time was addressed.
779732 The issue where index defragmentation during Database Maintenance fails when an index name contains "space" was addressed.
834613 The issue where vendor icons were missing in an IPAM report was addressed.
789774 The issue with incorrect URI in PCU indications was addressed.
816557 The Custom Table widget issues in EOC were addressed.
910267, 990283, 1025186 The issue where Windows 2022 were detected as Windows 2019 when using SNMP, WMI, or SolarWinds Platform Agent polling was addressed.
796561, 815308, 871751, 886736, 1017228 The issue of duplicated SolarWinds Platform Agentnodes was addressed.
774629, 799740, 908031, 989224, 1048518 The issue where relational properties were not resolved when using wrapped queries was addressed.
779681, 865218, 922991 The issue where the Custom Properties for Nodes widget didn't show external nodes was addressed.
600463, 792054 The issue where Log Viewer search didn't take into account the filter selection was addressed.
725187, 753989 Users get emails for each triggered log rule.
588802, 622165 The issue where users couldn't delete created comparison criteria was addressed.
920967 The issue where content-type headers (API poller request with POST method) were set incorrectly was addressed.
782842, 787019, 790877, 870455, 876070, 1004030 The issue where running a vulnerability scanner against the SolarWinds Platform caused IIS to stop suddenly was addressed.
555480, 801105, 802598, 945531, The issue where view limitations are copied with views was addressed.

Known issues

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Launching the upgrade to SolarWinds Hybrid Cloud Observability 2022.2 on a server with EOC fails and breaks the EOC deployment

Issue: Upgrading EOC deployments to SolarWinds Hybrid Cloud Observability 2022.2 is not supported. However, the upgrade is not blocked. When you execute the installer on a server with EOC, the EOC deployment is broken and the Hybrid Cloud Observability installation fails.

Work-around: None. Do not start the upgrade to SolarWinds Hybrid Cloud Observability 2022.2 on servers where EOC is deployed.

Upgrading to SolarWinds Hybrid Cloud Observability 2022.2 RC1 deletes all data in the parent folder

Issue: When upgrading to SolarWinds Hybrid Cloud Observability 2022.2 RC1, the installer attempts to delete the parent folder. In environments where Orion Platform was not installed in the default folder (C:\program files (x86)\SolarWinds\Orion) and the installation folder was called Orion, you might lose data located in the parent folder.

Example: If your installation folder is called Orion and is located in C:\My Programs\Orion, the upgrade would also delete the entire C:\My Programs folder.

Work-around: Before you start the upgrade, check the installation folder for Orion Platform. If it is called Orion, make sure it is safe to have the entire parent folder deleted. If it is not safe, do not upgrade to RC1.

NTM maps are not supported in SolarWinds Platform 2022.2

Issue: After upgrading to SolarWinds Platform 2022.2, Network Atlas does not support NTM maps.

Work-around: Open the NTM map in an older Network Atlas version, convert it to a Network Atlas map. See Export maps in NTM help for details.

MIB database version not up-to-date after the upgrade to SolarWinds Platform 2022.2

Issue: After upgrading to SolarWinds Platform 2022.2, your MIB Database might not be up-to-date. During the upgrade, SolarWinds Installer uninstalls all products and re-deploys the MIB Database that was up-to-date on SolarWinds Platform 2022.2 GA date.

Work-around: Update the MIB Database manually.

End of support

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This version of SolarWinds Platform no longer supports the following platforms and features.

Type Details
Legacy Orion Report Writer

All tools and widgets related to legacy reports are removed in SolarWinds Platform 2022.2.

  • Legacy reports are not available anywhere.
  • All tools related to legacy reports, such as Legacy Report Migration Tool or Report Writer Desktop Tool, are removed.
  • Widgets related to legacy reports are removed from the SolarWinds Platform Web Console.

Deprecation notices

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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. Customizations applied to a deprecated feature might not be migrated if a new feature replaces the deprecated one.

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

Type Details
Network Atlas

Network Atlas is deprecated as of Orion Platform 2020.2. It is still available and supported in the current release, but will be removed in a future release. Deprecation is an indication that you should avoid expanded use of this feature and formulate a plan to discontinue using the feature. SolarWinds recommends that you start using Intelligent Maps in the SolarWinds Platform Web Console to display maps of physical and logical relationships between entities monitored by the SolarWinds Platform products you have installed.

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