• NPM 12.3 is Now Generally Available!

    NPM 12.3 is available today, May 31st, on the Customer Portal!  The release notes are a great place to get a broad overview of everything in the release.  Here, I'd like to go into greater depth on Network I...
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  • Orion Platform: Preparing for the Upgrade to 2018.2

    Normal Upgrade Process Scalability Engines Staging Your Environment for Your Scalability Engines Upgrade   Starting with NPM 12.2, SolarWinds has embarked on a journey to transform your Orion deployme...
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  • NTA version 4.4 is Released

    NetFlow Traffic Analyzer Faster. Leaner. More Secure.   The new NetFlow Traffic Analyzer leverages the power of columnstore technology in MS SQL Server to deliver answers to your flow analysis questions faster t...
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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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  • 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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  • NCM 7.8 is Now Generally Available!

    I am very excited to announced that Solarwinds NCM 7.8 is available for download in the Customer Portal! This release brings many valuable features and the release notes are a great resource for these.   Network ...
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  • What We're Working on for NTM

    There is a lot more NTM could do and that I want it to do.  If we go and build those things we have to raise the price though.  I don't want to raise the price.  There are already options for people tha...
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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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  • Creating a Basic Application Template for Monitoring Docker

    Don't have time to read this article and just want to try out the example template?  You can download it here Docker Basics for Linux .    Overview As I discuss cloud utilization with customers, one sub...
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  • The Difference Between Using Netflow and Netflow With NBAR2

    If you haven't enabled NBAR2 in your routers, you're not getting all that Netflow offers.  You're missing the Application data that's passing through your L3 interfaces.   And you're probably getting Alerts...
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  • NIST SP 800-171 Compliance with SolarWinds Products

    What is NIST 800-171 and how does it differ from NIST 800-53?   NIST SP 800-171 – "Protecting Controlled Unclassified Information in Nonfederal Systems and Organizations" provides guidance for protecting t...
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  • Trapped! …but not in a bad way

    Orion NPM v10.0 delivers quite a few new features.  One of those features revolves around the Orion Trap Server.  In previous versions of NPM, users could create rules on many aspects of an SNMP Trap, includ...
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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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  • Preparing For Your Next Orion Upgrade - Deprecation & Other Things You Need To Know

    Hopefully you are already reaping the benefit from the many improvements that were made in Network Performance Monitor 12.1, Server & Application Monitor 6.4, Storage Resource Monitor 6.4, Virtualization Manager 7...
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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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  • NPM 12.2 is Now Generally Available!

    NPM 12.2 was made available in the Customer Portal on September 13th!  The release notes are a great place to get a broad overview of everything in the release.  Here, I'd like to go into greater depth on...
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  • Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Regular Expressions in NCM But Were Afraid to Ask

    Regular expressions are used in many places in the Network Configuration Manager (NCM). Because of technical and historical reasons, NCM uses a few different flavors of regular expressions for different functionality....
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  • NPM 12.1 Sneak Peek – Meraki Wireless Monitoring

    Now that you’ve seen how to use PerfStack for networks, it’s time to check out the improved MerakiⓇ wireless monitoring of NPM 12.1!   This feature was born from a simple customer request: to cover M...
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  • Drag & Drop Answers to Your Toughest IT Questions

    We've all been there at some point or another. For some of us it's a daily ritual, for others, it's what haunts our dreams at night.   I'm speaking, of course, about troubleshooting complex multi-faceted IT issu...
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  • VIRTUALIZATION MANAGER 8.2 IS NOW GENERALLY AVAILABLE

    Starting with VMAN 8.0, and continuing with 8.1  we've streamlined how you deploy and use VMAN.  Virtualization Manager 8.2 , the latest edition of these efforts, is now available on your Customer Portal. &#...
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