Announcing the latest release candidate for Orion Platform 2020.2 and all Orion Modules

The SolarWindsRegistered product management team is happy to announce the latest release candidate for all 14 products on Orion Platform 2020.2. Every product has new features available in this release candidate. Download now through your Customer Portal. By downloading the unified SolarWinds Orion installer , you'll be able to upgrade your entire Orion environment in a single, streamlined, upgrade session.

2020.2 Release Candidates

Orion Platform:

  • Monitor up to 1,000,000 elements per Orion Platform instance.
    • For SAM components the limit is increased to be 550,000 components per SAM installation.
  • An Orion Map to Success! Orion Maps improvements, such as creating and customizing text boxes, labels, or layouts, incorporating custom icons, adding shapes, dynamic backgrounds, bulk administration and all new Time Travel.
  • Performance enhancements
  • Dashboards, Dashboards, Get Your Dashboards! All New Custom Summary Dashboards
  • A Gateway To Your Fastest Upgrade Ever! - Upgrade improvements, such as pre-staging upgrades, upgrade plan reports, automating upgrades via Orion SDK
  • Enhanced volume status
  • 3rd Party Language Pack Support - scripts to extract UI texts from the Orion Web Console

Network Peformance Monitor (NPM):

Network Traffic Analyzer (NTA):

Network Configuration Manager (NCM)

IP Address Manager (IPAM)

User Device Tracker (UDT)

VoIP & Network Quality Manager (VNQM)

Log Analyzer 

Server & Application Monitor (SAM)

Virtualization Manager (VMAN)

Storage Resource Manager (SRM)

Server Configuration Monitor (SCM)

Web Performance Monitor (WPM)

Database Performance Analyzer (DPA)

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  • The whole upgrade process from the installer to the wizard on the main poller took around 35 mins, however this was for an 'offline' upgrade and not using the centralized update option. Our APE and HA servers took around 25 mins each.

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  • The whole upgrade process from the installer to the wizard on the main poller took around 35 mins, however this was for an 'offline' upgrade and not using the centralized update option. Our APE and HA servers took around 25 mins each.

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