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What's New in Cumulus NetQ 2.2

Cumulus NetQ is now available as a cloud service, making it even easier to scale with your network growth. Just like Cumulus NetQ deployed in your premises, real-time data collection and fabric-wide performance analysis are available through the cloud service. New functionality has also been added to the NetQ UI.

Cumulus NetQ 2.2.2 includes bug fixes and the following new features and improvements:

For on-premises and in-cloud

  • Command Line Interface (CLI)
    • Support of syslog for event notifications
    • Improved install procedure includes CLI update in NetQ upgrade process
  • Graphical User Interface (UI)
    • Improved interaction for adding cards to workbenches
    • Modified alarm reporting on Events | Alarms cards to include only alarms occurring during the designated time period on the card

For on-premises only

  • Simplified upgrade process for NetQ Appliance includes upgrade of netq-apps

For in-cloud only

  • Command Line Interface (CLI)
    • Added CLI proxy to NetQ Cloud Appliance to remove internet access requirement when installing CLI on hosts and servers
    • Improved netq install opta interface command enables download and installation of cloud software in single step

Cumulus NetQ 2.2.1 includes the following new features and improvements:

For on-premises and in-cloud solutions

  • Command Line Interface (CLI)
  • Graphical User Interface (UI)
    • Added ability to save user workbenches
    • Added OSPF events
  • Reorganized documentation
    • Modified installation and upgrade procedures in Deployment Guide
    • Created Integration Guide to collect all integration options together
    • Created More Documents topic to contain generic information about Cumulus Networks documents and this NetQ release
    • Format fixes

For on-premises solutions only

  • Added NetQ data backup and restore procedure.

For in-cloud solutions only

  • Command Line Interface (CLI)
    • Modified installation and upgrade commands
    • Added ability to store and retrieve authentication keys from a file

Cumulus NetQ 2.2.0 includes the following new features and improvements:

For on-site and in-cloud solutions

  • Graphical User Interface (UI)
    • Added ability to monitor and validate OSPF network protocol and services operation
    • Added ability to validate MTU, Sensors, VLAN and VXLAN protocols
    • Added events for MTU, OSPF, VLAN, and VXLAN
    • Added new standard user role, user, with reduced access permission compared to the administrative user
    • Added Prescriptive Topology Manager (PTM) events
  • Command Line Interface (CLI)
    • Included Interface Statistics as an early access feature

For in-cloud solution only

  • Released new Cumulus NetQ Cloud Appliance to speed deployment and get monitoring as quickly as possible
  • Added CLI support for installation and configuration of the Cumulus NetQ Cloud Appliance
  • Added support for multiple data centers

For further information regarding new features, improvements, bug fixes, and known issues present in this release, refer to the release notes.