Observer Platform was released May 25, 2020.
How to upgrade to version 18 of the Observer Platform
For version 17 to version 18 upgrades executed through OMS, you must ensure that you have your NEW version 18 asset licenses added in OMS prior to the upgrade, otherwise the upgrade WILL NOT WORK.
Refer to How to add a license for procedures on manually adding your license(s) to OMS. If you have a license (.lic) file containing all of your verions of 18, then refer to How to import a license for procedures on importing your licenses to OMS.
To receive your new version of 18 asset licenses, please contact our Technical Assistance Center at nisupport@viavisolutions.com or call +1 800-526-7919 (for Americas) and niuksupport@viavisolutions.com or call +44 1959-569-880 (for Non-Americas). Please have your current asset license keys and/or product serial numbers available.
The process for upgrading each product is available by following the information at these links.
New Features
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Fixed Issues
There are 7 notable issues fixed in this release.
Observer Management System
OMS-1791 LDAP authentication with empty password was allowed
OMS-1761 Web server generic XSS vulnerability
OA-14888 Apex incorrectly interpreting link speed from GigaFlow
OA-9113 No baseline data visible with "Day-of-Week" baseline sensitivity and "Trailing Day"
OA-8548 Business group containing more than 1 included business groups displays data for only the 1st included business group
OA-7364 Created jobs are not always displayed in the UI
OA-12121 Crash in Apex when receiving data from GigaFlow