• Dreams Come True - Storage on Orion is now in Release Candidate!

    Storage Manager (STM) and Storage Resource Monitor (SRM) v6.0 Release Candidates are now available in the SolarWinds Customer Portal for customers on Active Maintenance through April 1st, 2015. Release Candidates can ...
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  • There will be blood...

    That is it folks, the Mischievous round is done. Once again, I am personally devastated that the Doctor Who representatives (The Master and the Daleks) did not make it beyond the first round. Thanks to those (looking ...
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  • Lawrence Garvin- So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish

    There’s no way to write a good opening sentence for this post.  Yesterday we lost Head Geek LGarvin, who passed away of natural causes at home.  He’ll be missed by more than all the admins he int...
    Patrick Hubbard
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  • Virtualization Manager - What We Are Working On

    To receive updates on the Virtualization Manager  roadmap, JOIN thwack and BOOKMARK this page. We are currently working on Virtualization Manager 6.2 and beyond.  Some of the items we hope to deliver: &n...
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  • SNMP Trap Variable Bindings

    Technorati Tags: SolarWinds,SolarWinds Orion,SolarWinds Orion NPM,SNMP Traps,Variable Binding   We added a feature back in Orion NPM 10, however, over time I have gotten this questions from folks and seen Parsin...
    created by bshopp
  • Big brother is watching you

    Management wants to be able to track employees productivity and their performance to use in periodic employee evaluations. Performance improvements can lead to keeping your job, bonuses, and pay increases, where decli...
    Charles Galler
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  • Server & Application Monitor - What we're working on beyond SAM 6.2

    Server & Application Monitor 6.2 included a boatload of great new features that are going to be difficult to top, but that isn't going to stop us from trying. Here is a sneak peek at just a few of the items the te...
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  • You Don't Know thwack - The Onboarding Mission

    First off, I'd like to personally welcome you to thwack.  I'll start off with a brief introduction of who we are then we'll jump right in.   Maybe you've heard rumblings of thwack or perhaps this is your fi...
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  • User Device Tracker 3.2.1 Release Candidate now available!

    User Device Tracker (UDT) 3.2.1 Release Candidate is now available in your SolarWinds Customer Portal.   UDT 3.2.1 brings back ability to monitor new switches and routers without a need to do re-discovery. You c...
    created by peter.ksenzsigh
  • thwack Monthly Mission - March 2015

    You are about to embark on a journey into the deepest enigma of scientific discovery—the cosmos. Join the likes of Stephen Hawking, Carl Sagan, Kip Thorne, Arthur Dent, and Buzz Lightyear on your own epic odysse...
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    To receive updates on the Storage Manager roadmap, JOIN thwack and BOOKMARK this page.   We are currently working on Storage Manager (STM)/Storage Resource Monitor (SRM) version 6.1.  Some of the items we ho...
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  • Storage Resource Monitor 6.1 Beta

    Hello, I'm Brian Flynn and I'm the Solarwinds Product Manager for Storage Resource Monitor (SRM).  I'm excited to announce that we are gearing up for a beta release of SRM 6.1 and I'm inviting customers with Stor...
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  • Cutting Down On Alerting Noise: Guest Post From Support

    I’ve been with SolarWinds going on 8 years now, working with the Support Team, so it came as no surprise to me when I saw how many of you answered our poll last month that Alerts, specifically, filtering out the...
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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 KB - Knowledge Base - article We are going...
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  • EOC - What We Are Working On

    To receive updates on the EOC roadmap, JOIN thwack and BOOKMARK this page   We are currently working on EOC version 1.6 and beyond (in parallel).  Some of the items we hope to deliver: Orion-like features ...
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  • Incident responders: Build or buy?

    Incident responders: Build or buy? There is far more to security management than technology. In fact, one could argue that the human element is more important in a field where intuition is just as valuable as knowledg...
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  • Regular Checkups: Is your NMS still loved?

    A finely-tuned NMS is at the heart of a well-run network. But it’s easy for an NMS to fall into disuse. Sometimes that can happen slowly, without you realizing. You need to keep re-evaluating things, to make sur...
    created by lindsayhill
  • 2015 Predictions and beyond, Stop telling me what’s happening, let me tell you!

    We are a solid 3 months into 2015 at this point, the first quarter is nearly out, and subsequently we should start seeing the seeds or even some fruit of various ‘2015 Predictions’ by “industry&rdquo...
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  • What We're Working on for NTM

    NTM 2.2 is out the door and we're hard at work on the next release.  Here's some of the stuff we're working on:   Discover Serial Numbers and MAC Addresses (https://thwack.solarwinds.com/ideas/2095)   ...
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  • AppStack Addresses the Dynamic Changes in the Virtualization and Storage Layers

    In the first installment of the AppStack series, Joel Dolisy took you for A Lap around AppStack—providing a high level overview of the concept. Lawrence Garvin then connected the dots from a systems perspective ...
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