Submit a ticketCall us

Looking to compare latest NPM features with previous versions of NPM?
The NPM new feature summary offers a comparison of new features and improvements offered with this release.

 

 

 

 

Home > Success Center > Database Performance Analyzer (DPA) > DPA Integration Module 10.2 Release Notes

DPA Integration Module 10.2 Release Notes

Created by Anthony.Rinaldi, last modified by Anthony.Rinaldi on Mar 13, 2017

Views: 10 Votes: 0 Revisions: 1

Updated September 28, 2016

These release notes describe the new features, improvements, and fixed issues in this release. They also provide information about upgrades and describe work-arounds for known issues.

New features and improvements

Support for multiple DPA servers

  • See information from all of your integrated DPA servers gathered in one place.
  • Drill down into a specific DPA server, and then into one of its monitored database instances.

Database instance layer in AppStack

  • Identify performance and availability issues with the new Database Instances category in the Application Stack of SolarWinds SAM.

Simplified integration setup

  • Relationships are automatically created between the Orion database and nodes and the database instances monitored by DPA.
  • Relationships between applications and database instances are suggested in the relationship wizard.

DPA alerting and reporting in Orion

  • You can create alerts in Orion based on database instances monitored by DPA.
  • You can select DPA resources when creating a report in Orion.

New customer installation

For information about installing DPA in Orion 10.2, see the Integration Guide.

Before you upgrade!

If you are upgrading from a previous version, you should know:

  • If you have written your own code, such as changing SolarWinds .css files or adding .js files, it may be overwritten with the upgrade. You can learn more about custom code in this article.
  • Always upgrade NPM first if you have it installed. NPM includes platform features to support all Orion products.
  • If you have SAM without NPMupgrade SAM first. SAM includes platform features to support all Orion products.
  • Always use the Product Upgrade Advisor to build your upgrade path.
  • If DPA is installed on the same server as NPM or SAM, see this KB article for special upgrade instructions.

How to upgrade

Use the following resources for planning and upgrading:

  • Use the Product Upgrade Advisor to build your upgrade path. The path provides the exact products and versions to upgrade in a sequence to the latest versions.
  • If you are upgrading DPA in Orion and other modules (NPM, SAM, NCM, NTA, etc.), use the multiple products upgrade guideEach guide includes checklists and instructions to help you plan and execute your upgrade.
  • When you are ready, download the upgrade package from the SolarWinds Customer Portal.

Fixed issues

DPA in Orion 10.2 fixes the following issues:

Case number Description
- Fixed an issue where a Call failed with status 403 error displayed in the DPA log after clicking Test Connection.
- Fixed an issue where JavaScript errors displayed in the console when pointing to the Blockers in the Last Hour resource.

994395

999143

999641

Fixed issues caused by installing DPA in Orion and other Orion platform products on the same computer.
- Fixed an issue with configuring Custom Object Resources.

943320

964304

Fixed errors that displayed on resources in the Database Summary view that contained account limitations on node custom properties.
938996 Fixed an issue with the integration wizard on environments with a large number of applications, nodes, and database instances.
922677 Fixed an issue that prevented Orion platform views and resources from loading when an integrated DPA server was down.
900537 Fixed erroneous banner notifications for expired licenses.
- Fixed an issue where the date on Wait Time Trends resources was one day behind for environments where the time zone is UTC +X hours.

Known issues

Uninstall DPA in Orion without .NET 3.5

Issue: You cannot uninstall or upgrade from DPA in Orion 10.0.1 on a computer that does not have .NET 3.5 installed.

Work-around: Install .NET 3.5 before uninstalling or upgrading from DPA in Orion 10.0.1. See this KB article for more information.

Date range is one day behind on Wait Time resources

Issue: The date on Wait Time Trends resources is one day behind for environments where the DPA and Orion servers are in different time zones. The affected resources are:

  • All Instances with the Highest Wait Times
  • Instances with the Highest Wait Times
  • Greatest Downward Wait Time Trends
  • Greatest Upward Wait Time Trends

Work-around: Set the DPA and Orion servers to the same time zone.

End of support

The Advanced Alert Manager and Basic Alert Manager applications are deprecated features and will be removed in an upcoming release. The web-based Alert Manager replaces this functionality.

Legal notices

© 2016 SolarWinds Worldwide, LLC. All rights reserved.

This document may not be reproduced by any means nor modified, decompiled, disassembled, published or distributed, in whole or in part, or translated to any electronic medium or other means without the prior written consent of SolarWinds. All right, title, and interest in and to the software and documentation are and shall remain the exclusive property of SolarWinds and its respective licensors.

SOLARWINDS DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, CONDITIONS OR OTHER TERMS, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, STATUTORY OR OTHERWISE, ON SOFTWARE AND DOCUMENTATION FURNISHED HEREUNDER INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION THE WARRANTIES OF DESIGN, MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NONINFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL SOLARWINDS, ITS SUPPLIERS, NOR ITS LICENSORS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES, WHETHER ARISING IN TORT, CONTRACT OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY EVEN IF SOLARWINDS HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

The SolarWinds and other SolarWinds marks, identified on the SolarWinds website, as updated from SolarWinds from time to time and incorporated herein, are registered with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and may be registered or pending registration in other countries. All other SolarWinds trademarks may be common law marks or registered or pending registration in the United States or in other countries. All other trademarks or registered trademarks contained and/or mentioned herein are used for identification purposes only and may be trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies.

 

 

Last modified
14:43, 13 Mar 2017

Tags

Classifications

Public