86. Orion SDK 101: Intro to PowerShell and the Orion API

In this 100-level class, Kevin M. Sparenberg, Technical Content Manager for THWACK©, presents a simple introduction to the SolarWinds© Orion© Software Development Kit (SDK). Instructions include how to download the SDK, installing the PowerShell module, and performing basic read operations within the API. No previous PowerShell or Orion API experience is necessary. Kevin discusses when, how, and why to use the API. Be sure to register for the live cast because Kevin will be answering audience questions during the episode.


Additional Resources

PowerShell Basic Cheat Sheet:
http://ramblingcookiemonster.github.io/images/Cheat-Sheets/powershell-basic-cheat-sheet2.pdf

The Curious Case of the "Dead" Nodes
https://thwack.solarwinds.com/t5/Product-Blog/The-Curious-Case-of-the-quot-Dead-quot-Nodes/ba-p/451211