Release date: April 18, 2023
These release notes describe the new features, improvements, and fixed issues in Patch Manager 2023.2. 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 equirements.
- For information about working with Patch Manager, see the Patch Manager Administrator Guide.
New features and improvements in Patch Manager
Patch Manager 2023.2 offers new features and improvements compared to previous releases of Patch Manager.
This release includes additional updates that improve the product stability and functionality.
Fixed issues in Patch Manager 2023.2
Patch Manager 2023.2 fixes the following issues in the Patch Manager Web Console.
|After you upgrade SolarWinds Platform to the latest version, a version mismatch error no longer displays in the SolarWinds Platform Web Console.|
When you log in to the SolarWinds Platform Console and navigate to Settings > All Settings > Patch Manager Settings > Web Console Database Setup, the Database Settings for Patch Manager Web Reports window now displays the correct Patch Manager database for the SQL Server account.
Patch Manager 2023.2 also fixes the following issues in the Patch Manager Administrator Console.
|Patch Manager now creates a secure HTTPS connection with the SolarWinds Platform on port 80.|
|SolarWinds copyright information no longer replaces SolarWinds Client Components information in a software inventory report.|
|The Patch Manager server can now connect properly to the Patch Manager Web Console on the SolarWinds Platform server.|
|An error message no longer displays when you access the Third Party Updates window.|
New customer installation
Before you upgrade!
If you are upgrading from a previous version, do the following:
Make sure your server complies with the 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 from an earlier version, use the Patch Manager Installation and Upgrade Guide to help you plan and implement your upgrade. When you are ready, download the upgrade package from the SolarWinds Customer Portal.
You must be on Patch Manager 2020.2 or later to upgrade to Patch Manager 2023.2. If you are on Patch Manager 2019.4 or earlier, first upgrade to 2020.2.6 and then upgrade to 2023.2.
If you are upgrading the Patch Manager Web Console on the SolarWinds Platform server to version 2023.2, 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.
End of support
This version of Patch Manager no longer supports the following platforms and features.
|Browser support||All versions of Internet Explorer are no longer supported.|
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