Release date: November 22, 2022
These release notes describe the new features, improvements, and fixed issues in Patch Manager 2022.4. They also provide information about upgrades and describe workarounds for known issues.
- To find answers to commonly asked questions, see Frequently Asked Questions.
- For release notes for previous Patch Manager versions, see Previous Version documentation.
- For information about requirements, see Patch Manager system requirements.
- For information about working with Patch Manager, see the Patch Manager Administrator Guide.
New features and improvements in Patch Manager
Patch Manager 2022.4 offers new features and improvements compared to previous releases of Patch Manager.
This release includes additional updates that improve the product stability and functionality.
Patch Manager 2022.4 fixes the following issues.
|Clearing the cache for all users no longer crashes the application.|
|Patch Manager no longer generates an error when you add a new local administrator to a credential ring.|
New customer installation
For information about installing Patch Manager, see the Patch Manager Installation and Upgrade Guide.
Before you upgrade!
If you are upgrading from a previous version, do the following:
Make sure your server complies with the Patch Manager 2022.4 system requirements.
Back up any custom code, such as changed SolarWinds .css files or added .js files. These files may be overwritten with the upgrade. Learn more.
How to upgrade
If you are upgrading the Patch Manager application, use the Patch Manager Installer. See the Patch Manager Installation and Upgrade Guide for instructions. This guide includes detailed information to help you plan, complete, and troubleshoot your upgrade.
You must be on Patch Manager 2020.2 or later to upgrade to Patch Manager 2022.4. If you are on Patch Manager 2019.4 or earlier, first upgrade to 2020.2.6 and then upgrade to 2022.4.
If you are upgrading the Patch Manager Web Console on the SolarWinds Platform server to version 2022.4, use the SolarWinds Platform Installer. Using this installer, you can upgrade the Patch Manager Web Console and your SolarWinds Platform products in one session. See the SolarWinds Platform Products Installation and Upgrade Guide for instructions.
This version of Patch Manager 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.
|Browser support||All versions of Internet Explorer will become unsupported in a future release. Some pages are not compatible with IE 11. Do not enable Enterprise Mode in IE 11. It is not supported.|
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