Updated March 14, 2017
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.
DPAIM 11.0 supports mapping database instances to the LUNs on your arrays with Storage Resource Monitor (SRM). You can use the resources on the new DB Storage Summary view to gain visibility into into database performance problems caused by storage.
In DPAIM 11.0, database instance status reflects the unique wait time statistical analysis from DPA.
See Azure SQL and Amazon RDS for Aurora databases linked to your applications and infrastructure in the Orion Platform.
For information about installing DPA Integration Module, see the DPAIM 11.0 Administrator Guide.
If you are upgrading from a previous version, you should know:
Use the following resources for planning and upgrading:
DPA Integration Module 11.0 fixes the following issues:
|Fixed an issue where the DPA Business Layer plugin failed to start.|
|1070394||Fixed an issue where integration failed when Oracle database instances were registered using the Transparent Network Substrate (TNS) Name or TNS Connect Descriptor.|
Issue: You cannot uninstall or upgrade from DPAIM 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.
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:
Work-around: Set the DPA and Orion servers to the same time zone.
Issue: Network Atlas cannot start when integration with the DPA server is not working.
Work-around: Remove or fix the integration. See this KB article for more information.
Issue: You cannot create a new group with database instances when any of the DPA servers are down.
Work-around: Change the Group By option to No Grouping.
Issue: If you have High Availability configured, the DPA Integration Module stops working when a failover occurs after you re-integrate with a previously integrated DPA server.
Work-around: Re-integrate the DPA server.
For information about supported versions of SolarWinds products, see this article.
This version deprecates the following hardware, software, and features.
Deprecation indicates that the feature should be avoided. Deprecated features remain in the software, but will be removed in a future release. Customizations applied to a deprecated feature may not be migrated if a new feature replaces the deprecated one.
|Microsoft SQL Server|| |
Support for SQL 2008 and 2008 R2 is deprecated as of this release.
You can install on SQL 2008 and 2008 R2 for this release. Future releases will no longer support using SQL 2008 or 2008 R2 as your database server.
SolarWinds recommends that you upgrade directly to SQL 2016 at your earliest convenience.
|Microsoft Windows Server|| |
Support for Windows Server 2008 R2 is deprecated as of this release.
You can install on Windows Server 2008 R2 for this release. Future releases will no longer support installing on Windows Server 2008 R2, though you can continue to monitor computers running Windows Server 2008 R2.
SolarWinds recommends that you upgrade to Windows Server 2012, 2012 R2, or 2016 at your earliest convenience.
|Export to PDF feature||The Export to PDF button on dashboards is deprecated as of this release and will be removed in a future release. SolarWinds recommends that you use the Save as PDF functionality built into your browser.|
|Alert Manager||The deprecated Alert Manager application has been removed from the Orion Platform. Use the web-based Alert Manager through the Orion Web Console to create and manage alerts.|
|All Active Alerts resource||The current All Active Alerts resources is deprecated as of this release. The resource will be replaced with a new, enhanced version in a future release.|
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