Release date: March 29, 2023
These release notes describe the new features, improvements, and fixed issues in Patch Manager 2023.1.1. 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 is part of the SolarWinds Platform and includes improvements and fixes from SolarWinds Platform 2023.1.1.
Patch Manager 2023.1.1 contains all of the fixed issues from previous SolarWinds Platform releases, as well as the new SolarWinds Platform 2023.1.1 release.
See the SolarWinds Platform 2023.1.1 Release Notes for more information.
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 2023.1 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 2023.1.1. If you are on Patch Manager 2019.4 or earlier, first upgrade to 2020.2.6 and then upgrade to 2023.1.1
If you are upgrading the Patch Manager Web Console on the SolarWinds Platform server to version 2023.1.1, 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.
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