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Storage Resource Monitor 2020.2.6 Release Notes

Release Date: July 15, 2021

These release notes describe the new features, improvements, and fixed issues in Storage Resource Monitor 2020.2.6.

SRM 2020.2.6 is a service release. For more information, see the following documents:

If you are looking for previous release notes and hotfixes, see Previous Version documentation.

These release notes provide the following details:

New features and improvements

SRM 2020.2.6 is a service release, and runs on Orion Platform 2020.2.6. See Orion Platform 2020.2.6 release notes.

  • SRM 2020.2.6 no longer uses Microsoft Message Queueing (MSMQ).

Orion Platform 2020.2.6 includes updated password policies that impact individual Orion accounts. After you upgrade to 2020.2.6, all passwords for individual Orion accounts will expire in 30 days.


New customer installation

To install SRM using the SolarWinds Orion Installer, see the SolarWinds Orion Installer, and refer to the SRM Getting Started Guide to learn about configuring and customizing SRM.

How to upgrade

Use the SolarWinds Orion Installer to upgrade your entire Orion deployment (all Orion Platform products and any scalability engines).

Starting with SRM 6.9, you can upgrade your entire Orion deployment, including the main server and all Orion Platform products, from the My Orion Deployment page. Downloading the Orion Installer for future upgrades is no longer necessary.


Fixed issues

See the Orion Platform 2020.2.6 release notes.


End of Life

Version EoL Annoucement EoE Effective Date EoL Effective Date
6.6 August 25, 2020: End-of-Life (EoL) announcement - Customers on Storage Resource Monitor version 6.6 should begin transitioning to Storage Resource Monitor version 2020.2.1 or higher. November 25, 2020: End-of-Engineering (EoE) - Service Releases, bug fixes, workaround, and service packs for Storage Resource Monitor version 6.6 or older will no longer be actively supported by SolarWinds. November 25, 2021: End-of-Life (EoL) - SolarWinds will no longer provide technical support for Storage Resource Monitor version 6.6 or older.
6.5 May 31, 2020: End-of-Life (EoL) announcement - Customers on Storage Resource Monitor version 6.5 should begin transitioning to Storage Resource Monitor version 2020.2.1 or higher. August 31, 2020: End-of-Engineering (EoE) - Service Releases, bug fixes, workaround, and service packs for Storage Resource Monitor version 6.5 or older will no longer be actively supported by SolarWinds. August 31, 2021: End-of-Life (EoL) - SolarWinds will no longer provide technical support for Storage Resource Monitor version 6.5 or older.
6.4 May 31, 2020: End-of-Life (EoL) announcement - Customers on Storage Resource Monitor version 6.4 should begin transitioning to Storage Resource Monitor version 2020.2.1 or higher. August 31, 2020: End-of-Engineering (EoE) - Service Releases, bug fixes, workaround, and service packs for Storage Resource Monitor version 6.4 or older will no longer be actively supported by SolarWinds. August 31, 2021: End-of-Life (EoL) - SolarWinds will no longer provide technical support for Storage Resource Monitor version 6.4 or older.
6.3 May 31, 2020: End-of-Life (EoL) announcement - Customers on Storage Resource Monitor version 6.3 should begin transitioning to Storage Resource Monitor version 2020.2.1 or higher. August 31, 2020: End-of-Engineering (EoE) - Service Releases, bug fixes, workaround, and service packs for Storage Resource Monitor version 6.3 or older will no longer be actively supported by SolarWinds. August 31, 2021: End-of-Life (EoL) - SolarWinds will no longer provide technical support for Storage Resource Monitor version 6.3 or older.

See the End of Life Policy for information about SolarWinds product lifecycle phases. For supported versions and EoL announcements for all SolarWinds products, see Currently supported software versions.

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