• Introducing SolarWinds Identity Monitor

    I'm excited to announce general availability of SolarWinds Identity Monitor, an easy-to-use cloud-based service that specializes in preventing account takeover.  Identity Monitor is enabled through a partnership ...
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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Automating Incident Creation With Orion

    As of Orion Core version 2019.4, SolarWinds Service Desk has native integration with the Orion Platform. When we launched SolarWinds® Service Desk (SWSD), I couldn’t wait to get my hands on it. I was very e...
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  • SolarWinds and CIS Critical Security Controls (Updated October 2019)

    The Center for Internet Security (CIS) provides a comprehensive security framework called The CIS Critical Security Controls (CSC) for Effective Cyber Defense, which provides organizations of any size with a set of cl...
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  • NIST SP 800-171 Compliance with SolarWinds Products (Updated October 2019)

    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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  • 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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  • 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 ...
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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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  • FISMA / NIST 800-53 / Risk Management Framework Compliance with SolarWinds Products

    As a part of helping untangle compliance initiatives, a popular request on the federal side is FISMA (Federal Information Systems Management Act) Compliance and support for the Risk Management Framework (RMF). In this...
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  • Security Event Manager Appliance Security and Data Protection

    Here on the Security Event Manager product team we often get questions about how we maintain our appliance and ensure integrity of the data we collect. We previously published this KB article, but this post includes a...
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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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