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IP Address Manager 4.2 Release Notes

Updated 8/26/2014

Congratulations on your purchase of SolarWinds IP Address Manager (IPAM). IPAM leverages an intuitive web interface to allow you to easily investigate IP address space issues and manage your DHCP and DNS servers. By continously scanning the network for IP address changes, IPAM maintains a dynamic list of IP addresses and allows engineers to plan for network growth, ensure IP space usage meets corporate standards, and reduce IP conflicts.

New Features and Improvements

IPAM 4.2 includes the following new features and improvements:

  • Automatic IP subnet discovery 
    Scans your network and downloads routing information directly from your network devices. 
    New intuitive subnet Automatic Discovery Wizard creates subnet structures and imports them into IPAM for further utilization monitoring.
  • Automated MAC address to vendor identification: 
    Icons of vendor gets displayed in IP Address view. 
    Additional information about device operating systems.
  • Improved DNS and DHCP management. 
    Automatic detection of DNS forward and reverse mismatches. 
    Automatic creation of DNS PTR records when adding new devices into DNS zones. 
    New view of DHCP scope and utilization in distributed environments in IPAM summary page (HA or failover scenarios). 
    Improved Split-scope subnet utilization detection and mutliserver IP address reservation
  • Support of IPv6 protocol 
    IPv6 address status scanning and status history. 
    IPv6 address discovery in your network.

     

    If you install IPAM and NPM on the same server, NPM will need to be on version 11.0.1 or higher and any additional pollers and websites must also be upgraded accordingly.

    • SolarWinds does not recommend managing more than 3 million addresses per installation.
    • Prior to installation, ensure you first create a backup of your database.
    • Test the change in a lab environment that mimics your production environment. If you need a temporary license to install an instance of the software in a lab, please download an evaluation copy of the latest software from our website. Evaluation copies come with a fully functional 30-day license.

    Fixed Issues

    Issue Case Number

    Fixed an issue with searches not retrieving historical data.

    293876

    Fixed an issue with Top 10 DHCP scope by utilization link not working.

    327301

    Fixed an issue with IPv6 Subnet Imports.

    329433

    Fixed an issue with false alerts triggering on MAC address conflicts.

    349609

    Fixed an issue with Expired Leases displaying the ip status as used.

    345367

    Fixed an issue in the IP Conflicts View displaying errors while in design view.

    260275

    Fixed a server scanning issue.

    307929

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