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Storage Resource Monitor 2022.3 Release Notes

Release date: September 28, 2022

These release notes describe the new features, improvements, and fixed issues in Storage Resource Monitor 2022.3.

Contents

For more information, see the following documents:

New features and improvements in SRM

SRM 2022.3 offers new features and improvements compared to previous releases of SRM.

SRM 2022.3 is now built on the new SolarWinds Platform and installed with the new SolarWinds Installer.

Learn more about the new SolarWinds Platform.

See also the SolarWinds Platform 2022.3 release notes.


Before Upgrading (for SRM Profiler/STM users only)

The SRM Profiler (also known as STM) reached EOL on January 1, 2022 and therefore integration between SRM and SRM Profiler is no longer supported. If you still have SRM Profiler integrated with SRM, you will need to disable integration before updating. Because the SRM license is held on the SRM Profiler, you will then need to deactivate the license and apply it to SRM.

If you try to upgrade while SRM Profiler integration is still active, the installation is halted and a warning message is displayed.

Step 1 - Disable SRM Profiler

  1. Navigate to Settings > All Settings > SRM Settings > Manage SRM Profiler Module Integration.

  2. Click Disable Integration.

Step 2 - Deactivate the License from the SRM Profiler

  1. Access the STM console (http://<ip address>:9000) using administration login credentials.

  2. Go to Settings > License Manager, then click Deactivate.

    You will receive a pop up window that the license has been deactivated.

Step 3 - Apply the License to SRM

  1. Navigate to Settings > All Settings.

  2. In the Details section, click License Manager.

  3. Find SRM in the list of products and click Activate.

  4. Enter the license details for SRM from your customer portal.

Step 4 - Uninstall the SRM Profiler


Installation and upgrade

Upgrades are not supported from SRM 2019.4.2 and older. Please upgrade to SRM 2022.3 from SRM 2020.2.x.

For information about installing Storage Resource Monitor, see help for the SolarWinds Installer, and refer to the SRM Getting Started Guide to learn about configuring and customizing SRM.

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

For details, see Install or upgrade SolarWinds Platform products.


Fixed issues

With this release, SRM now runs on the SolarWinds Platform. SRM 2022.3 contains all of the fixed issues since the SRM 2020.2.6 release, including all SRM 2020.2.6 Hot Fixes and fixes in SolarWinds Platform 2022.2 and 2022.3.

See the following release notes for more information:


End of life

Version

EOL Announcements

EOE Effective Dates EOL Effective Dates
2019.4 July 27, 2022: End-of-Life (EoL) announcement – Customers on SRM 2019.4 and 2019.4.2 should begin transitioning to the latest version of SRM. October 26, 2022: End-of-Engineering (EoE) – Service releases, bug fixes, workarounds, and service packs for SRM 2019.4 and 2019.4.2 will no longer be actively supported by SolarWinds. July 27, 2023: End-of-Life (EoL) – SolarWinds will no longer provide technical support for SRM 2019.4 and 2019.4.2.
6.9 June 1, 2022: End-of-Life (EoL) announcement – Customers on SRM 6.9 should begin transitioning to the latest version of SRM. September 1, 2022: End-of-Engineering (EoE) – Service releases, bug fixes, workarounds, and service packs for SRM 6.9 will no longer be actively supported by SolarWinds. June 1, 2023: End-of-Life (EoL) – SolarWinds will no longer provide technical support for SRM 6.9.

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.


Deprecation notices

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 Deprecation notices for SolarWinds Platform 2022.3 to learn about currently deprecated features for the Platform, such as Report Writer, or Network Atlas.


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