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In February, we released Controller version 22.2 which contains key product enhancements and agent updates, along with SaaS Controller fixes.

Revised March 1, 2022

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What release highlights should I know about?

These release highlights include the newest features and capabilities this month, at a glance. In the grid below, we’ve flagged who within your organization may be most interested or impacted for each enhancement.

USER and
Synthetic API Monitoring
Apache Web Server Agent  
Automatic Network Request Instrumentation  
Database Agent    
Machine Agent  
.NET Agent  
JavaScript Agent      
License availability and usage display



Full-stack Observability

Synthetic API Monitoring

Synthetic API Monitoring delivers proactive monitoring and advanced troubleshooting of API performance and availability issues, enabling you to reduce MTTI/MTTR and minimize the impact of issues on user experience and business outcomes. To learn more read our documentation. (v21.11.0, Released January 31, 2022)


Agent Updates

JRE upgraded to v11.0.13

The Java Runtime Environment (JRE) has been upgraded to version 11.0.13. (v22.2.0, Released February 18, 2022)


Xamarin Agent now supports Automatic Network Request Instrumentation

This release of AppDynamics Xamarin Agent includes support for Automatic Network Request Instrumentation, made available as a separate beta NuGet package. See Instrument Xamarin Applications for details. (v22.2.0, Released February 14, 2022)


Database Agent can now be installed as a container image

This release adds support for installing the Database Agent as a container image. See Install the Database Agent. (v22.2.0, Released February 23, 2022)


NewMachine Agent adds platform architectures and addresses vulnerabilities

This release adds the ARM64 and AARCH64 platforms on Linux, and has upgraded Square’s meticulous HTTP client libraries to 4.9.3 to account for known vulnerabilities. (v22.2.0, Released February 28, 2022)


.NET Agent now uses FULL_AGENT variable by default

Now, you don’t need to use the FULL_AGENT variable with containers. As of this release, .NET Agent uses it by default (v22.2.0, Released February 17, 2022)


JavaScript Agent includes error handling support

JavaScript Agent v22.2 includes error handling support for  UnhandledRejection events. (v22.2.0, Released February 18, 2022)


SaaS Controller

License availability and usage display

This Controller release includes a UI enhancement that displays license availability and usage for applications that can enable Application Analytics. These representations of license availability include:

  • Healthy availability
  • Availability warning
  • None available. 

See Collect Transaction Analytics Data for more information.


NOTE | To view all technical documentation associated with this month’s releases, please visit Product Announcements, Alerts, and Hot Fixes in our documentation portal

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Heads up - What else you should know 

New ‘Synthetic API Monitoring’ demo

Learn how the new AppDynamics API Monitoring solution helps you proactively identify and resolve API performance and availability issues to minimize impact on your users’ experience and business outcomes. Watch the video for a first-hand experience. 


Full-Stack Observability webinars

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New AppDynamics University courses

AppDynamics University now offers single-topic Short Focused Topics (SFTs), as well as  SAP instructor-led Education. To learn more about these offerings, as well as the AppDynamics Learning Recognition Badge program, go to AppDynamics University and search for the course code (listed below).


NOTE | SFT courses are available to users with a Premium University Subscription.


Get up to speed with Short Focused Topics

SFT courses are 60-90 minutes long and include demos and labs. Delivered with the same high-caliber instruction as longer format AppD University courses, each is geared to get you working in the product topic area quickly and proficiently. 




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New 2-day SAP Essentials for SAP

Check out AppDynamics Essentials for SAP—a new two-day, instructor-led course designed for customers who want to use AppDynamics to proactively monitor their SAP system. 


This course is available to users with a Premium University Subscription.




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AppDynamics Community

Read up on the small adjustments that make a big difference in our Share a tip space. Another spot where AppD Community members can exchange peer-to-peer advice, be sure to add your own insights there too.

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Resolved Issues

To see a complete listing of this month's resolved issues, see Resolved Issues by Month.


For information about the log4j Apache vulnerability,
see the Agent Updates section, above

Get Started

PLEASE NOTE: customers are advised to check backward compatibility in the Agent and Controller Compatibility documentation


Download Essential Components (Agents, Enterprise Console, Controller (on-prem), Events Service, EUM Components)

Download Additional Components (SDKs, Plugins, etc.)

How do I get started upgrading my AppDynamics components for any release?

Product Announcements, Alerts, and Hot Fixes

Open Source Extensions

License Entitlements and Restrictions


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