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IP Address Manager 4.5.1 Release Notes

 

 

Last updated: 7-6-2017

These release notes describe the new features, improvements, and fixed issues in IPAM 4.5.1 They also provide information about upgrades and describe work-arounds for known issues.

For system, software, SQL database, and port requirements, see IPAM 4.5 system requirements.

New features and improvements

Read this section for descriptions of the new features and improvements IPAM offers in this release, or compare IPAM 4.5 with previous releases of IPAM.

IPAM 4.5.1 is an Orion Platform product, and consumes Orion Platform 2017.1.

New API methods for IPV4

 

  • Add PTR record for DNS zone
  • Delete PTR records from DNS zone

 

SolarWinds Orion Installer

The SolarWinds Orion Installer is an all-in-one installer to install and upgrade one or more Orion Platform products simultaneously.  The installer:

  • Provides an easy-to-follow install path. The installer will check for product updates, and updates the installation steps to complete complex upgrades and installations with ease.
  • Runs preflight checks to ensure your environment specifications match the system requirements for selected product installs. If you need to make any changes, the installer provides guidance to resolve the issues.

  • Guides you through every product install and upgrade by providing upgrade paths needed for your current environment.
  • Automatically runs the Configuration Wizard as needed after product installs to complete database and configuration tasks.
  • Advises on additional installations for SolarWinds High Availability servers, Additional Polling Engines, and Additional Web Servers.

Run the installer as many times as you need. Every time you run the installer, it checks for product updates to always provide the latest SolarWinds Orion product versions.

 » Read more about the SolarWinds Orion Installer

New customer installation

For information about installing IPAM, see the IPAM Installation Guide. After installing, see the IPAM Getting Started Guide.

How to upgrade

If you are upgrading from a previous version, use the following resources to plan and implement your upgrade:

  • Use the Product Upgrade Advisor to determine your upgrade path. Based on your current environment and versions, the Product Upgrade Advisor provides an ordered list of how to proceed with the upgrade.
  • If you are upgrading:
  • When you are ready, download the upgrade package from the SolarWinds Customer Portal.

Fixed issues

IPAM 4.5.1 fixes the following issues.

Case number Description

19359

21894

32226

31620

Wrong number of used IP addresses at license details page

N/A For API methods, RemoveDnsARecord does not remove related PTR record

 

Known issues

Issue: Main Functionality of IPAM is broken in Japanese local under IE11

Work-around: No current work-around. 

Issue: Duplicated records in SWQL query from IPAM.Subnet entity

Work-around: Change the query from SELECT to SELECT DISTINCT. For the failed queries, try adding "ORDER BY 1" to the end of the query.

 

End of support

See End of Life Policy for information about end of life and end of engineering for SolarWinds products.

EoL Announcements EoE Effective Dates EoL Effective Dates
IPAM 4.0  June 2, 2017 June 2, 2017

Deprecation 

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.

Type Deprecation
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.

32-bit Operating Systems

Support for 32-bit operating systems is deprecated as of this release.

You can install on 32-bit operating systems for this release. Future releases will no longer support installing on 32-bit operating systems.

SolarWinds recommends that you upgrade to Windows Server 2012, 2012 R2, or 2016 at your earliest convenience. This includes your SQL server.

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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