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SolarWinds Upgrade Guide

Updated September 13, 2017


With the new SolarWinds Orion installer, upgrades have never been easier. If you have the following minimum versions, you can upgrade multiple products by downloading one installer:

  • IPAM 4.2
  • NCM 7.4
  • NPM 12.0
  • Patch Manager 2.1.3
  • SAM 6.2
  • SRM 6.0
  • Engineers Web Toolset 11.0
  • UDT 3.2.4
  • VNQM 4.2
  • WPM 2.1
  • DPAIM 11.1

Even if you have an older versions, you can use the installer to scan your environment and provide your upgrade path. Then use the instructions below to upgrade to one of the minimum versions. After that, you can continue using the SolarWinds Orion Installer to complete your upgrade.


Upgrading with HA? The SolarWinds Orion Installer instructions and individual product upgrade guides provide information on upgrading with HA.

Need to upgrade?

We have the guides to help you upgrade one or more products with checklists and gotchas. With the guides, you can:

  1. Research and plan your upgrade. Use our checklists to review product information, check your requirements, and plan your upgrade.
  2. Prepare your systems. We provide the common tasks you should complete before upgrading.
  3. Upgrade! Follow our checklists to upgrade your single or multiple product environment. We also have guides for NPM, SAM, NCM, and DPA single product upgrades!
    Need info for APEs and AWS? See this article to upgrade additional polling engines and additional web server. SolarWinds HA steps are also included.


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Upgrade Guide List

Want to learn more about PerfStack and ASA? Check out New Feature Training: Improved Troubleshooting Tools with NPM 12.2 and PerfStack, available at SolarWinds Academy.



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