• 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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  • 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 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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  • SAM 6.8 What's New Part 1 - AppInsight for Active Directory

    SAM 6.8 is now available - Following up to our previously released AppInsight for SQL, Exchange and IIS... The latest installment of AppInsight is here and it wants to make your life easier when it comes to monitoring...
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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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  • STORAGE RESOURCE MONITOR 6.8 IS AVAILABLE!

    For those of you who didn’t know, Storage Resource Monitor 6.8 is currently available for download! This release continues our momentum of supporting new arrays that you all requested on THWACK® as well as ...
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  • Orion multi-tenant deployments

    This blog complements the information available here, related to what SolarWinds has to offer to the Managed Service Providers (read also the FAQs) and focuses on the multi-tenancy capabilities of SolarWinds NPM netwo...
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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • DPA 12.1 with Anomaly Detection, Management API, and Alerting Improvements

    I’m happy to announce the General Availability of Database Performance Analyzer (DPA) 12.1. This release focuses on deeper performance analysis and management of DPA through these cool new features: Anomaly Det...
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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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  • Introducing ipMonitor Free Edition!

    Choosing the right monitoring tool can be difficult. You have fires to put out, time is limited, and your allocated budget may rival that of a first grader's allowance. When budgets are tight, there's nothing better t...
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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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  • 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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  • Alert! NTA 4.5 Introduces Application Flow Based Alerting

    We’re delighted to announce the release of version 4.5 of NetFlow Traffic Analyzer (NTA)!   The latest release of SolarWinds® NetFlow Traffic Analyzer is designed to help create alerts based on applica...
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  • DPA 12.0 Part 2: Table Tuning™ Advisor

    I am happy to announce the General Availability of Database Performance Analyzer (DPA) 12.0. This release focuses on analysis with two major features: Query Performance Analyzer (QPA) and Table Tuning™ Advisor. ...
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  • Deploying Custom Packages with Patch Manager

    With the release of Orion NPM 11.0 and the SAM 6.2 Beta, we are introduced to a new extension to the Orion Family: the SolarWinds Orion Agent.  We cover the below procedure step-by-step in the Orion NPM Administr...
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  • Hidden Gems of Web Help Desk - Text Formatting with BBCode

    Web Help Desk (WHD) is an easy to use, but also flexible tool for your IT team and even-though we are working on many great new features or improving existing like recently added Orion Integration, there are still les...
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  • Why You Should Be Upgrading Orion and SQL Server

    SQL Server upgrades are a pain, I know.   And boring, too. It’s not very exciting to watch a progress bar.   Many people put off upgrading SQL Server. They wait for a business reason or an important ...
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