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Virtualization Manager 2022.3 Release Notes

Release date: September 28, 2022

These release notes describe the new features, improvements, and fixed issues in Virtualization Manager 2022.3. They also provide information about upgrades and describe workarounds for known issues.

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New features and improvements in VMAN

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

2022.3 brings VMAN over to the new SolarWinds Platform. In addition, VMAN is now installed with the new SolarWinds Installer.

See also the SolarWinds Platform 2022.3 Release Notes.


New customer installation

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For information about installing Virtualization Manager, see the SolarWinds Installer and Virtualization Manager Installation Guide. After installation, use the VMAN Getting Started Guide to get started fast.

How to upgrade

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For a detailed upgrade walkthrough, see the VMAN Upgrade Guide.

You must be on VMAN 2020.2.1 or later to upgrade to VMAN 2022.3. If you are on VMAN 2019.4 or earlier, first upgrade to 2020.2.6 and then upgrade to 2022.3.


Fixed issues in VMAN 2022.3

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As VMAN now runs on the SolarWinds Platform, VMAN 2022.3 contains all of the fixed issues from the previous SolarWinds Platform 2022.2 release as well as the new SolarWinds Platform 2022.3 release.

See the following release notes for more information:


Known issues

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Incorrect size shown for VMware VM snapshots
Issue: Pages and reports that show snapshot sizes for VMware VMs can sometimes be incorrect

 

"Triggered by Event" widget update delay
Issue: The "Triggered by Event" widget may in some cases not show the latest event that triggered the alert.

 

Monitoring a VMWare vCenter via ROP (Remote Orion Poller) shows unknown status
Issue: Unknown status can be incorrectly shown when monitoring a VMWare vCenter through a Remote Orion Poller.

 

Incorrect AppStack data for vCenters
Issue: AppStack data for a vCenter may in some cases be displayed incorrectly when the vCenter is deployed as a virtual machine under an ESXi host that is monitored by the same vCenter.

 

Account limitations may not work with VIM/VMAN groups
Issue: Account limitations may not work correctly in some cases with VIM/VMAN groups.

 

Custom charts show irrelevant host

Issue: Custom charts for VMAN clusters may sometimes show an irrelevant host in the chart legend.

 

Cluster Memory Utilization alerts sometimes show incorrect host

Issue: Incorrect hosts, even ones not in the relevant cluster, can sometimes be shown in Cluster Memory Utilization alerts.

 

Incorrect status shown for vCenter
Issue: If VMAN's polling process has failed for any reason, the last known status for a vCenter is shown in VMAN. This could result in a normal, green status being shown for a vCenter when it shouldn't.

End of life

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Version EOL Announcements EOE Effective Dates EOL Effective Dates
2019.4 July 27, 2022: End-of-Life (EoL) announcement - Customers on VMAN version 2019.4 should begin transitioning to the latest version of VMAN. August 26, 2022: End-of-Engineering (EoE) - Service releases, bug fixes, workarounds, and service packs for VMAN version 2019.4 will no longer be actively supported by SolarWinds. August 26, 2023: End-of-Life (EoL) - SolarWinds will no longer provide techinical support for VMAN version 2019.4.
8.5 July 27, 2022: End-of-Life (EoL) announcement - Customers on VMAN version 8.5 should begin transitioning to the latest version of VMAN. August 26, 2022: End-of-Engineering (EoE) - Service releases, bug fixes, workarounds, and service packs for VMAN version 8.5 will no longer be actively supported by SolarWinds. August 26, 2023: End-of-Life (EoL) - SolarWinds will no longer provide techinical support for VMAN version 8.5.

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