Network Topology Mapper (NTM) 2.1 RC is now available!  All customers under active maintenance for NTM can find the RC available in their customer portal.  Release Candidates can be installed in production and are fully supported by SolarWinds.

Some of the great features you will be able to try in this release:

  • SNMPv3 AES 192 & 256 encryption support
  • Support for VLAN discovery for Juniper, HP, 3Com, and others
  • Improvements to the way node properties are displayed
  • Enhanced help menu with built in SNMPWALK utility
  • UI tweaks including:
    • Interface names will be displayed up to an adjustable character count limit
    • Interface names, speed, and VLAN information can be exported to Visio
    • More information in the discovery scan process
    • Better merging algorithm when you run discovery on a map more than once
  • And much more!

For more information (and screenshots) about what's in this release, check out Cliton's blog post.

After you've had a chance to take the RC for a spin, we'd love to hear your feedback on the Network Topology Mapper Release Candidate Thwack forum.  Let us know what you think!