• New & Enhanced Application Templates for SAM - Part 1 - Exchange, SQL & HANA Edition

    Content is key as new applications get released to the market, as well as new versions of products that have been out there for some time. Application templates are a critical component of what makes Server & Appl...
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  • Monitoring Microsoft Office 365 with SAM

    Companies are moving their email to cloud in droves. Let's face it, administering Microsoft Exchange is one of those jobs that when everything goes right, no one knows you exist.  And when things go wrong, every...
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  • PerfStack - Real-Time Polling - Because Time is The Only Constant

    Orion and the modules which run atop the platform provide a tremendous wealth of statistical information at your fingertips for spotting trends and hotspots. That data collected is also helpful for determining if what...
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  • New and Improved SAM Application Templates for Oracle RAC, Citrix XenServer, and Microsoft Office 365

    The team continues to hammer away on enhanced and new application template content for Server & Application Monitor. The list below adds to what has been discussed in recent earlier posts, which you can find here,...
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  • How to Migrate Orion to a New Server With Zero Downtime

    If you've been using the SolarWinds® Orion® unified IT monitoring platform for more than a few years, it's likely that you've at least once migrated it to a new server. You may have migrated from a physical ...
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  • ORION PLATFORM 2019.2 - ORION MAPS 2.0

    The Orion® Platform is designed to consolidate monitoring into a single source of truth, taking massive amounts of data and making it easier to identify issues in complex environments. A key component to this is ...
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  • Intro to SWQL Studio

    Greetings! And welcome to the second in our series of primers on customising the Orion® Platform. Today’s post will focus on first installing and then navigating through SWQL Studio. This free utility is si...
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  • SEM and SQL Server Audit - Better Together

    As a production database administrator for many years, I was tasked with security requests. These requests ranged from “who changed what” to detection of SQL injection attacks. The role taught me how prope...
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  • Security Event Manager (SEM) 2019.4 is now available

    Security Event Manager (SEM) 2019.4 is now available on your Customer Portal and solarwinds.com.  The Release Notes are available here and steps to upgrade your existing SEM appliance here. The SEM online demo ha...
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  • Manage and Monitor PowerShell Scripts

    Anyone who knows me knows that I’m a fan of PowerShell. “Fan” is a diminutive version of the word “fanatic,” and in this instance both are true. That’s why I was so excited to see t...
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  • DPA 12.0 Part 1:  Query Performance Analysis and PerfStack

    To kick off the Q3 systems releases, I am happy to announce Generally Availability of Database Performance Analyzer version 12.0.   This release focuses on analysis with two major features: Query Performance...
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  • Orion Platform 2019.4 and Its Modules Are Now Generally Available

    The SolarWinds® product management team is happy to announce the general availability of all 14 products on Orion Platform 2019.4. Every product has new features available in this release. Download now through yo...
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  • FISMA / NIST 800-53 / Risk Management Framework Compliance with SolarWinds Products (Updated November 2019)

    As a part of an effort to help untangle compliance initiatives, a popular request on the federal side is FISMA (Federal Information Systems Management Act) Compliance and support for the Risk Management Framework (RMF...
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  • WHAT WE'RE WORKING ON FOR TOOLSET (updated on 11/23/2016)

    To receive updates on the Engineers Toolset roadmap, JOIN thwack and BOOKMARK this page.   We are constantly looking for new tools to add to our Engineer's Toolset so don't forget to vote or submit your ideas. ...
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  • WHAT’S NEW IN ACCESS RIGHTS MANAGER (ARM) 2019.4?

    SolarWinds® Access Rights Manager (ARM) 2019.4 is available on the Customer Portal! Please refer to the release notes for a broad overview of this release.   Previous releases of ARM extended the existing ...
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  • Orion Platform 2019.2 - Additional Improvements

    In addition to Node status improvements, the Orion® Platform 2019.2 includes a slew of other great new features and enhancements. There’s a tremendous amount of diversity in these improvements, ranging from...
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  • Introducing SolarWinds Identity Monitor

    I'm excited to announce general availability of SolarWinds Identity Monitor, an easy-to-use cloud-based service specialized in preventing account takeover. Identity Monitor is enabled through a partnership with SpyClo...
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  • SWQL Walkthrough

    Hi, all!  And welcome back to our discussion on the SDK and all things SWQL. So, at this point, we’ve briefly introduced SWQL, but today we’re going to get down to building queries with SWQL and talk ...
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  • WHAT WE ARE WORKING ON FOR NTM (UPDATED NOV 27, 2019)

    We are currently in the planning phase for the next release, we are investigating following areas. As we move forward we will update this post to reflect what we are working on short-term. Some of these items include:...
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  • New and Enhanced Oracle Database Monitoring Template for Server & Application Monitor

    Hot off the heels of my previous post of new Server & Application Monitor content for Microsoft SQL and Exchange, as well as SAP HANA, we also now have some new and enhanced content for monitoring your Oracle data...
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