Observer Platform was released July 31, 2019.
How to upgrade Observer Platform
The process for upgrading each product is available by following the information at these links.
New Features
HL7 application classification added. Observer and Apex now automatically trend and report on HL7 traffic without the need to manually configure the application.
User Experience Score improvements. Improved accuracy for User Experience Scores in some edge-case situations involving connection failures, keep-alives and rapid transaction transfers.
Apex dark theme option. Option to apply a newdark theme to Apex as a user preference.
Apex site/subnet integration with GigaFlow. Workflows in Apex now include a click-through to GigaFlow, providing access to powerful traffic analysis for traffic at a site.
Observer Analyzer
Added support for Observer Analyzer running in Windows 10 with secure boot enabled. Full Observer Analyzer support for Windows 10.
Fixed Issues
There are 8 notable issues fixed in this release.
Observer and GigaStor Control Panel
OBS-10981 Expert summary graph viewed on passive probe instances does not display correct utilization values
OBS-11549 In some cases, Observer could not edit/delete customer protocol definitions when managed by OMS
OBS-11632 Fixed crash in expert console Observer GigaStor Control Panel Physical Ports tab
OA-3865 Static dashboard/widget filters now applied during drilldowns in Apex
OA-7202 Apex-lite filters were incorrectly retained when switching between dashboards
OA-7230 EUE scores too high for certain scenarios where connections fail to establish
OA-8290 Apex trace extraction not properly flagging ‘other’ as an invalid application choice
OA-8627 Apex site map not resizing when expanding the side-bar panel