• Acknowledge Solarwinds alert by email

    Updated 2019-02-26 to support recent changes to the Solarwinds API. Updated 2019-07-02 to support passing credentials as encrypted credentials files or as clear text username and password on the command line. To keep...
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  • Top Processes by CPU/MEM widget for Node Details

    A super common question I see on Thwack is "I see I had high CPU load at 2am last night, but I don't know what processes caused the issue.  How can I find out what caused it?"   I wrote this custom query to...
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  • CloudWatch Metric Intergration in SolarWinds using PowerShell Script

    I was given the task to create a way to monitor AWS RDS instances for our AWS accounts as this was a black hole for our monitoring.  I was able to create a PowerShell script that would connect to a specified AWS ...
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  • PowerShell DNS lookup script

    Major credit to KMSigma and mrxinu :   This script is designed to do DNS lookups and provide metrics that result from such a query. The significant part here is that this can handle an entire domain's worth of DN...
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  • Microsoft Message Queuing (Performance)

    Microsoft Message Queuing (Performance) This template assesses the status and overall performance of a Microsoft Message Queuing server by retrieving statistics from performance counters and monitoring services. Pre...
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  • What We're Working On For Server & Application Monitor (Updated November, 2019)

    The latest release of Server & Application Monitor (SAM) is available on solarwinds.com and in your customer portal.   See the release notes for a comprehensive look at the features contained within. >...
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  • Citrix XenServer.apm-template

    This template contains performance & statistics counters for monitoring Citrix XenServer.   Some of the counters may require manual configuration, such as setting up installation-specific instances, correctin...
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  • Server & Application Monitor (SAM) 2019.4 Is Now Generally Available

    I'm pleased to announce that Server & Application Monitor (SAM) 2019.4 is now available and can be downloaded from Customer Portal and solarwinds.com. In prior releases, SAM 6.9.x brought our AppInsight monitoring...
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  • Deploy Orion Agents within Containers

    Estimated Reading Time: 5 minutes   Here at SolarWinds we are constantly ensuring that our deployment capabilities allow you to meet your company's needs. This includes deploying Server & Application Monitor...
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  • Certificate Monitor

    Certificate Monitor Monitors all certificates in Root, AuthRoot, CA, and Personal("My") certificate stores. Provides status the 10 soonest to expire certificates per store that expire within next 60 days. If none expi...
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  • Searchable list of Applications, Databases and Nodes

    I made a query recently and also a search query .   Create a new widget with this custom query:   SELECT OAS.Node.Caption as [Node] -- node name , OAS.Node.DetailsUrl as [_LinkFor_Node] -- mouse hover for n...
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  • ADFS (Active Directory Federation Services) 2016 Monitor

      Detailed ADFS 2016 monitor.   Monitors the following: ADFS Service Additional Authentications/ Sec Certificate Authentications/ Sec Device Authentications/ Sec External Authentications/ Sec Federat...
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  • SolarWinds NetFlow Traffic Analyzer Database

    SolarWinds NetFlow Traffic Analyzer Database This template reports database statistics gathered about the Orion database by SolarWinds NetFlow Traffic Analyzer (NTA). To learn about using NTA, see the NTA Administrato...
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  • Slack Alert Integration - Overview

    Overview I've created some Powershell scripts that call into Slack's API and pass the necessary info from Orion. This works great to receive alerts to a specific Slack channel.   Prerequisites: Need to install Po...
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  • Orion Server 2017.3

    This template assesses the status of Windows services related to the main Orion server. Click here to learn about prerequisites and individual component monitors in this template, as included in the SAM Template Refer...
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  • AIX

    This template assesses the performance of the AIX operating system installed on the target server. Perl scripts are used for monitoring the performance of queries. Download and install the NET-SNMP agent on the AIX se...
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  • AIX LPD

    AIX LPD This template assesses the status and performance of an AIX LPD print service and uses Perl scripts to retrieve performance data. AIX is an enterprise-class UNIX operating system (OS) for the POWER processor a...
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  • Active Directory 2016 Services and Counters

    This template assesses the overall health of Active Directory 2016 services and counters on a domain controller. It is recommended to use this template with “Windows Server 2016 Services and Counters” temp...
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  • Active Directory 2016 Domain Controller Security.apm-template

    This template allows you to check locked, disabled users and events from Windows security log related with Windows 2016 Domain Controller security. For a list of SAM component monitors included in this template, selec...
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  • Active Directory 2008 R2 Services and Counters

    This template assesses the overall health of Active Directory 2008 R2 services and counters on a domain controller. SolarWinds recommends using this template in conjunction with the Windows Server 2003—2008 Serv...
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