• What we are working on for UDT 3.3 (Updated on April 24, 2015)

    Following recent UDT 3.2.2 Service release in which we added Web alerting and brought back the ability to manage nodes without a re-discovery, the development team is already working on new features for next release. ...
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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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  • Orion Platform 2017.3 - PerfStack New Features & Improvements

    Syslog SNMP Traps Zoom Data Explorer Additional Metrics Support Universal Device Pollers Network Insight for F5 & ASA Voice & Network Quality Manager Network Configuration Manager...
    last modified by aLTeReGo
  • SolarWinds Backup - Now Available!

    INTRODUCING SOLARWINDS BACKUP February 6, 2018 is a historic day.  After months of planning, collaboration, and late night efforts, the journey of SolarWinds Backup is ready for primetime!  We are pleased...
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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...
    Michael Halpin
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  • UDT Whitelisting FAQ

    Now with version 3.0 of SolarWinds User Device Tracker (UDT) you can define a set of rules to determine if a network device belongs on your white list. If so, the device appears in UDT resources list as a safe device....
    last modified by cvachovecj
  • 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 ...
    last modified by milan.hulik
  • 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...
    created by jmeredith
  • Announcing General Availability of Web Help Desk v12.5.2

    We are excited to share, that we've reached GA for Web Help Deskv12.5.2   This service release includes:   Clickjacking protection This release prevents malicious code from redirecting a hyperlink in the We...
    last modified by milan.hulik
  • 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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  • 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...
    Michael Halpin
    created by Michael Halpin
  • 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...
    created by aLTeReGo
  • SAM 6.5 is Generally Available!

    If you're one of the many customers that tried the beta or release candidate, you've already seen many of the exciting new features in SAM 6.5. For the rest of you, here are more details about what's new:   Azure...
    last modified by jmeredith
  • Get Your Head Out of the Clouds, and Your Data Too

    I have been bursting at the seams to write about this topic. Now that the Server & Application Monitor (SAM) Release Candidate is available, I can tell you all about it. As many of you may know, SAM already has an...
    Steven Hunt
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  • Monitor your storage arrays with a new free tool – Storage Performance Monitor

    We’re happy to announce the release of SolarWinds® Storage Performance Monitor, a standalone free tool that provides a consolidated view of all your storage array’s performance. Designed for storage a...
    last modified by milan.hulik
  • How Does Orion Mark a Node as Down?

    This is a very common question we get.  What’s going on behind the scenes when a node goes into warning status, or when it’s actually down?  Well, it all starts with a simple ping.  Orion pi...
    created by macnugetz
  • NCM Config Change Templates

    In NCM 6.0 the development team produced a very powerful and cool new feature – Config Change Templates. On the back end, these are scripts that use a SolarWinds scripting engine. On the front end, they are simp...
    created by mavturner

    I am excited to announce the latest release of Virtualization Manager (VMAN) 8.1 which is now available on the Customer Portal. Continuing the great work done in VMAN 8.0 to migrate VMAN functionality to a unified Ori...
    created by chrispaap
  • 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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  • Local & Centralized Logging with DameWare

    In talking with some of our more security focused and more tightly regulated customers from a compliance perspective; a common question I get asked is in regards to audit logging with DameWare.  With Mini Remote ...
    last modified by bshopp