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What's New

This page summarizes new features and improvements for the NetQ 4.5 release. For a complete list of open and fixed issues, see the release notes.

What’s New in NetQ 4.5.0

NetQ 4.5.0 includes the following new features and improvements:

Upgrade Paths

NetQ 4.5.0 images have been upgraded to Ubuntu 20.04.

To upgrade to NetQ 4.5.0, you must back up your current NetQ data and perform a new installation of NetQ 4.5.0. This process is supported when upgrading from NetQ 4.3.0 or above.

Upgrades from releases earlier than NetQ 4.3.0 require an incremental upgrade to version 4.3.0 before you back up your data and perform a new installation of NetQ 4.5.0.

The NetQ Hardware Appliance is no longer available for purchase. For existing customers, contact NVIDIA support for assistance upgrading to 4.5.

Compatible Agent Versions

NetQ 4.5.0 is compatible with NetQ Agent versions 4.4.0 and above. You can install NetQ Agents on switches and servers running:

  • Cumulus Linux 3.7.16 and later
  • SONiC 202012
  • CentOS 7
  • RHEL 7.1
  • Ubuntu 18.04

You must upgrade to the latest agent version to enable 4.5 features.