Release Notes for SD-WAN Orchestrator for On-premises 9.6 Release

This release notes document describes the enhancements and changes, fixed and known issues that exist for the SD-WAN Orchestrator for On-premises release 9.6.


This release notes document does not include security related fixes. For a list of security related fixes and advisories, see the Citrix security bulletin.

What’s New

The enhancements and changes that are available in release 9.6.

Configuration and Management

Dynamic Routing

From Citrix SD-WAN 11.3.1 release onwards, you can configure one router ID for the entire protocol and also one router ID per routing domain. With this enhancement, you can enable stable dynamic routing across multiple instances with different router IDs converging in a stable manner.

[ SDW-17097 ]


HTTPS Certificate

HTTPS Certificate is required for establishing secure management HTTPS connection to SD-WAN Orchestrator for On-premises. You can use the default certificate available on SD-WAN Orchestrator for On-premises GUI or upload a custom HTTPS certificate generated from any other framework such as OpenSSL. Custom HTTPS certificate allows you to have control over the security and the other subject parameters related to the certificate.

[ SDW-16359 ]


From Citrix SD-WAN 11.3.1 release onwards, you can enable or disable a virtual interface using the Enabled check box.

[ SDW-15993 ]

Fixed Issues

The issues that are addressed in release 9.6.

Configuration and Management

For Citrix SD-WAN 6100 SE appliance, the UI does not display LAG page under Configuration > Advanced Settings.

[ SDWANHELP-1895 ]


SD-WAN Orchestrator for On-premises GUI prompts the users to log in every one hour even when the GUI is in continuous use and not left idle.

[ SDWANHELP-1902 ]

When you create a site by cloning an existing site Deploy Config/Software > Verify Config fails.

[ SDW-16103 ]

Known Issues

The issues that exist in release 9.6.


If you open SD-WAN Orchestrator for On-premises GUI in a new tab while authentication token refresh is in progress, all existing sessions in the browser get logged out.

[ SDW-17719 ]

If the disk is resized to more than 1.8 TB, resizing of the disk does not happen.

[ SDW-16404 ]

The CLI allows users to create a password out of the allowed 8–128 length range but the GUI login fails if the password length is out of the allowed range.

Workaround: On logging into the GUI, the user is forced to change the length of the password to the allowed range.

[ SDW-16068 ]

When a user tries to log in, a red banner might display at the top of the page for a fraction of a second before displaying the login page.

[ SDW-16024 ]

When the database backup of an appliance is restored on another appliance having the same release of SD-WAN Orchestrator for On-premises, the user details are not restored. On the restored appliance, if you create a user with the same user name as in the backed-up database, the following error is displayed:

User has a role already assigned

Workaround: Create a user with a different user name that did not exist on the backed-up database.

[ SDW-15984 ]

Release Notes for SD-WAN Orchestrator for On-premises 9.6 Release