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Patch Manager 2.1.5 Release Notes

 

Last updated: September 25, 2017

These release notes describe the new features, improvements, and fixed issues in Patch Manager 2.1.5. They also provide information about upgrades and describe work-arounds for known issues.work-arounds for known issues.

For Patch Manager 2.1.4 and Orion Platform 2017.1 updates, see the Patch Manager 2.1.4 Release Notes.

New features and improvements

SCCM 1702 and 1706 support

Patch Manager now supports Microsoft® System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) 1702 and 1706. 

See the Microsoft TechNet website for more information about SCCM.

New customer installation

See the SolarWinds Patch Manager Installation Guide for information about installing SolarWinds Patch Manager in your deployment.

Before you upgrade!

If you are upgrading from a previous version, be aware of the following considerations:

How to upgrade

You can upgrade from SolarWinds Patch Manager 1.80 to the latest version. See the SolarWinds Patch Manager Upgrade Guide for instructions. This guide includes detailed information to help you plan, complete, and troubleshoot your upgrade.

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.

You can download the upgrade package from the Customer Portal

Fixed issues

Patch Manager 2.1.5 fixes the following issues.

Case number Description

1104751

Files stored in subfolders cannot be accessed in an imported package.

1120869

The "Continue with next action if this action fails" option is not working correctly.

1120598

Tasks using Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) failed to run at the scheduled time.

1161222

Incorrect file sizes displayed for Microsoft Windows® updates.

End of life

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.

SCCM does not support Microsoft® Windows Server® 2008, 2008 R2, or SQL Server 2008 R2. 

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.

Export to PDF feature The Export to PDF button on dashboards is deprecated 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. The resource will be replaced with a new, enhanced version in a future release.

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
March 14, 2017: End-of-Life (EOL) announcement - Customers on Patch Manager 1.8, 1.85, and 2.0 should begin transitioning to the latest version of Patch Manager. September 14, 2017: End-of-Engineering (EoE) - Service releases, bug fixes, workarounds, and service packs for Patch Manager version 1.8, 1.85, and 2.0 will no longer actively be supported by SolarWinds.  March 14, 2018: End-of-Life (EoL) - SolarWinds will no longer provide technical support for Patch Manager 1.8, 1.85, and 2.0. 

 Version History  

SolarWinds Patch Manager 2.1.4

SolarWinds Patch Manager 2.1.3

SolarWinds Patch Manager 2.1.2

SolarWinds Patch Manager 2.1.1

SolarWinds Patch Manager 2.1

SolarWinds Patch Manager 2.0

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