• Revisiting AppStack™

    After a long tenure working on the Orion® Platform, I’ve recently shifted my responsibilities to fully focus on Server & Application Monitor (SAM). Features designed on the platform and in SAM have eye-...
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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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  • 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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  • What's in a version number?

    SolarWinds has a long history of being easy to try and easy to buy. Those of you who own two or more Orion Platform product modules may have realized, usually when planning your next upgrade, it's not necessarily easy...
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  • The Curious Case of the "Dead" Nodes

    The Problem… The Birth of an Idea What's the Frequency? The Power of SQL/SWQL in an Alert Trigger Defining the Alert Actions The Proof Is in the Results Manually Testing the PowerShell Scr...
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  • Dameware Remote Everywhere: Redesigned Mac Viewer

    We are delighted to introduce our latest Dameware Remote Everywhere update: Viewer 6.00.07 for Mac. In January 2019, we introduced our entirely re-styled Windows Viewer – in which we had consolidated all menu an...
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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Dameware Remote Everywhere: Video calling

    We are very pleased to announce our latest Dameware Remote Everywhere release. This release, which includes an updated Windows Agent, Windows Console & Viewer revision in addition to a variety of customer-driven i...
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  • Introducing SolarWinds Discovery

    Not to be overshadowed by the excitement around the introduction of SolarWinds® Service Desk earlier this summer, we’re excited to introduce you to SolarWinds® Discovery. This technology provides your ...
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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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  • Introducing Network Insight for Palo Alto Networks

    We’re excited to introduce our Network Insight™ for Palo Alto firewalls! This is the fourth Network Insight feature, and we’re building these in direct response to your feedback about the most popula...
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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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  • Server Configuration Manager 1.1 is Now Available!  Who Made the Change?

    I'm very excited to announce that SolarWinds Server Configuration Monitor (SCM) 1.1 is now available for download! This release expands on SCM 1.0 capabilities, both giving more detail for each change detected, and ad...
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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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  • 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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  • Orion Platform 2019.2 - Enhanced Node Status

    Status is arguably one of the most important aspects of any monitoring solution. It's a key component for visually notifying you that something is amiss in your environment, as well as being an important aid in the tr...
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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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