• Introducing SolarWinds Service Desk (SWSD)

    I’m excited to announce the general availability of SolarWinds Service Desk, the newest member in the SolarWinds product family, following the acquisition of Samanage.   SolarWinds Service Desk (SWSD) is...
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  • Intro to API, SDK & SWQL

    Greetings All!   On the SolarWinds Sales Engineering team, my colleagues and I often get requests from customers regarding how to do something custom, whether it is simply viewing certain data about a node on it...
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  • Log Analyzer 2.0 is now Generally Available

    I’m pleased to announce the General Availability of Log Analyzer (LA) 2.0 on the Customer Portal.  You may be wondering what Log Analyzer is. The artist formally known as Log Manager for Orion has undergone...
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  • Windows 2012, SQL 2012, SQL 2014 and SolarWinds products compatibility matrix

    We used to have an OS/SQL compatibility matrix for all product consolidated in this blog, but many of you have requested that we track this more formally, so here it is in a Success Center article: Windows Server 2012...
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  • Troubleshoot your network with a new free tool – Traceroute NG

    We are happy to announce the release of SolarWinds® Traceroute NG, a standalone free tool that finds network paths and measures their performance. The original traceroute is one of the world’s most popular ...
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  • User Feedback for New Products

    We often get feedback from users on what they would like to see in the products. Sometimes the requests fit into our existing solutions, and sometimes, we decide to focus more extensively on the problem by creating a ...
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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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  • SMI-S Provider, what's your function?

    Brandon's A little bit of new and old about the history of computing brought back fond memories of my Apple II+ with 2 floppy drives and the 8088 I have that still boots and runs WordPerfect 4.2.  But I started t...
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  • Orion Platform 2018.4 Centralized Upgrades Walkthrough

    Network Performance Monitor (NPM) 12.4 and the Orion Platform 2018.4 are now generally available in your customer portal. For those of you subscribing to the updates in What We're Working on for NPM (Updated June 1st,...
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  • 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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  • Security Event Manager 6.7 is Now Available

    Security Event Manager (SEM) 6.7 is now available on your Customer Portal. You're probably wondering what exactly Security Event Manager is? It's the product formally known as Log and Event Manager (LEM). LEM has alwa...
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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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  • What is new in ARM 9.2?

    SolarWinds® Access Rights Manager (ARM) 9.2 is available on the customer portal!  Please refer to the release notes for a broad overview of this release.   Most of you are using cloud services in your ...
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  • NTM 2.2 Beta1 - Building a Better Network Diagram Tool

    Hello fellow network diagram geeks!  I'm excited to announce that NTM v2.2 beta1 is now available.  It has been quite some time since we've had a beta for NTM, but we're making some big changes and we need y...
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  • Check AD, file system permissions and risks with the all-new, free Access Rights Auditor tool!

    We are happy to announce the release of SolarWinds® Access Rights Auditor, a free tool, designed to scan your Active Directory and file system and evaluate possible security risks due to existing user access righ...
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  • Who Watches the Watchmen? The Orion Health Page!

    As awesome as SolarWinds applications can be at helping avoid a network crisis, sometimes disaster strikes closer to home: in the Orion® Platform itself. You come in to work one morning and click on the web page,...
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  • Orion Architecture

    Legacy Page This blog was posted in 2011 and is no longer accurate.  For the latest information, check out the following resources:     SolarWinds Orion Platform Scalability Guide Orion Platform Arch...
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  • WHAT IS THE ENTERPRISE OPERATIONS CONSOLE (EOC) & HOW DOES IT WORK? 2.0!!

    For those of you familiar with the Enterprise Operations Console, you may be familiar bshopp previously written, similarly titled article , which explains the function and purpose of EOC.  That article was a big ...
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  • Virtualization Manager 8.4 is Now Generally Available

    Virtualization Manager (VMAN) 8.4 is now available and can be downloaded from your customer portal. In recent releases, we brought you VMware vSAN monitoring, container support, and better centralized upgrades to your...
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  • SAM 6.8 WHAT'S NEW PART 2 - Enhanced Support for Cisco UCS Monitoring

    In part 2 of "What's New in SAM 6.8" we are going to discuss the improved Cisco UCS monitoring that is shipping with SAM 6.8 (If you were looking for part 1 it is over here: SAM 6.8 What's New Part 1 - AppInsight for...
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