Documentation forHybrid Cloud Observability Advancedand Virtualization Manager

Virtualization Manager 2022.4 Release Notes

Release date: November 22, 2022

These release notes describe the new features, improvements, and fixed issues in Virtualization Manager 2022.4. They also provide information about upgrades and describe workarounds for known issues.

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New features and improvements

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VMAN 2022.4 offers new features and improvements compared to previous releases of VMAN.

2022.4 is part of the SolarWinds Platform and includes improvements and fixes from SolarWinds Platform 2022.4.

See also the SolarWinds Platform 2022.4 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 2022.4. If you are on VMAN 2019.4 or earlier, first upgrade to 2020.2.6 and then upgrade to 2022.4.


Fixed issues

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VMAN 2022.4 fixes the following issues:

CASE NUMBER DESCRIPTION
00967375, 01076345, 01080611

Versions of NCC higher than 3.9.4.1 are now supported for polling, fixing Hardware Health polling for Nutanix AHVs.

In addition, VMAN 2022.4 contains all of the fixed issues from the SolarWinds Platform 2022.4 release.

See the SolarWinds Platform 2022.4 Release Notes following release notes for more information.

Notes - BugCrowd

SolarWinds would like to additionally thank our Bugcrowd community for their continued help in testing our products and keeping them secure.


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
2020.2.6 April 18, 2023: End-of-Life (EoL) announcement - Customers on VMAN version 2020.2.6 should begin transitioning to the latest version of VMAN. May 18, 2023: End-of-Engineering (EoE) - Service releases, bug fixes, workarounds, and service packs for VMAN version 2020.2.6 will no longer be actively supported by SolarWinds. May 18, 2024: End-of-Life (EoL) - SolarWinds will no longer provide techinical support for VMAN version 2020.2.6.
2020.2.5 January 18, 2023: End-of-Life (EoL) announcement - Customers on VMAN version 2020.2.5 should begin transitioning to the latest version of VMAN. February 17, 2023: End-of-Engineering (EoE) - Service releases, bug fixes, workarounds, and service packs for VMAN version 2020.2.5 will no longer be actively supported by SolarWinds. February 17, 2024: End-of-Life (EoL) - SolarWinds will no longer provide techinical support for VMAN version 2020.2.5.
2020.2.4 October 19, 2022: End-of-Life (EoL) announcement - Customers on VMAN version 2020.2.4 should begin transitioning to the latest version of VMAN. November 18, 2022: End-of-Engineering (EoE) - Service releases, bug fixes, workarounds, and service packs for VMAN version 2020.2.4 will no longer be actively supported by SolarWinds. November 18, 2023: End-of-Life (EoL) - SolarWinds will no longer provide techinical support for VMAN version 2020.2.4.
2020.2.1 October 19, 2022: End-of-Life (EoL) announcement - Customers on VMAN version 2020.2.1 should begin transitioning to the latest version of VMAN. November 18, 2022: End-of-Engineering (EoE) - Service releases, bug fixes, workarounds, and service packs for VMAN version 2020.2.1 will no longer be actively supported by SolarWinds. November 18, 2023: End-of-Life (EoL) - SolarWinds will no longer provide techinical support for VMAN version 2020.2.1.
2020.2 October 19, 2022: End-of-Life (EoL) announcement - Customers on VMAN version 2020.2 should begin transitioning to the latest version of VMAN. November 18, 2022: End-of-Engineering (EoE) - Service releases, bug fixes, workarounds, and service packs for VMAN version 2020.2 will no longer be actively supported by SolarWinds. November 18, 2023: End-of-Life (EoL) - SolarWinds will no longer provide techinical support for VMAN version 2020.2.

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