SolarWinds Labs is now official! Announcing the WMI Browser Experimental Gadget - Now available for download!
As many of you might have noticed, we added a feature in Workspace Studio v10.2 that enables you to download "experimental" gadgets.
What is an experimental gadget you may ask? An experimental gadget is a gadget that encompasses some functionality we would like to release, but it might be very early in the design/development stage, or maybe have plans to add more features, but want feedback from you on how to improve it, or we may have found something we think is cool, and want to find out if you think it's cool too.
Some "Labs" gadgets may graduate to full-fledged gadgets, and some may stay at the experimental stage while we gauge interest or revise the design. Some might just fade quietly into the netherworld...
So, if you have comments about (or ideas for) Labs Gadgets, feel free to post here.
Getting your first SolarWinds Labs Gadget:
Just installed 10.2 but I'm not seeing the gadget, when I click the beakers it says no new gadgets available. I've tried with and without our proxy settings and neither makes a difference.
Am I doing something wrong?
Hey Jon - what happens when you click Help -> Check for updates? We only check for updates every so often, and it might take a moment for the gadget to show up...
When I do check for updates it says the same thing no updates available, I left it running overnight just in case as you say it only checks periodically and nothing has shown.
Tried opening the URL but it just displays the content of the xml file in both Firefox and IE8.
I opened the workspace again and it seems to of worked this time round its immediately told me of the update with the WMI widget.
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