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17.2.3.0
 
Page Contents
How to upgrade Observer Platform
New Features
Fixed issues
Known issues
Observer Platform 17.2.3.0 was released May 5, 2017.
How to upgrade Observer Platform
The process for upgrading each product is available by following the information at these links.
 
Observer
Apex
OMS
Using OMS to manage your assets
 
New Features
The new features listed here were added with this release.
 
The Gen3 family of GigaStor appliances has grown!
 
The GigaStor 288T with 40 Gbps capture card is ready for action.1
The new 40 Gbps 2-port QSFP+ Gen3 capture card also makes its debut on this appliance.2
Nearly all GigaStor appliances have upgrade paths to let you grow in size.
 
 
 
The PCAPNG buffer format is supported across the Observer Platform
 
GigaStor trace extractions with Apex can be saved as PCAPNG.
Saving and loading PCAPNG packet captures in Observer is now possible.
 
 
 
Documentation
 
See the Documentation Change Log for a list of documentation updates listed by product.
 
 
Fixed issues
The list below are 14 customer-reported and other notable issues fixed in this release.
 
Observer and GigaStor Control Panel
OBS-10091 Loading a NetScaler packet capture causes Observer to hang during conversion
OBS-9984 Issues with FIX Analysis column population and sorting in GigaStor Control Panel
OBS-9256 HTTP POST packets are seen as HTTP Continuation packets if the POST request is malformed
OBS-9982 ATA no longer identifies some FIX commands, causing some responses or requests to go untracked (1 of 2)
OBS-9983 ATA no longer identifies some FIX commands, causing some responses or requests to go untracked (2 of 2)
OBS-10154 Unable to sign in to Apex Lite on fresh install if URL address is "HTTPS://localhost/oa"
 
 
Apex
OA-4069 Widgets that do not support thresholds will erroneously allow them if using the REST API
OA-4023 Site dashboards should be viewable by users even when widgets have a different owner (1 of 2)
OA-3557 Site dashboards should be viewable by users even when widgets have a different owner (2 of 2)
OA-3864 Empty widget slot causes widget row to disappear
OA-3994 IP Addresses are not sorted numerically in Apex tables
OA-3888 Apex scheduled report generation unable to generate 7-day and 30-day PDFs before timing out, based on data size
OA-4169 Apex should prefer minimum response time for calculating Network Delay when three-way handshake is not seen, response time calculations must not change in fix
 
 
OMS
OMS-1155 IP Address column is sorting incorrectly on Asset page
 
Known issues
The list below represents issues identified by VIAVI about this release that may impact some users.
 
Apex
OA-4420 In some circumstances, if the IP address of a probe appliance changes after it has been added to Apex as a data source, probe instances might become hidden in the GigaStor trace extraction form.
 

1 Model GS-2P40-288T.

2 No capture card is sold separately. Please speak with your salesperson about an appliance that includes one.