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Announcing General Availability of Log & Event Manager 6.1 - Better Config, and More!

Product Manager

The Log & Event Manager team is pleased to announce the official release of LEM 6.1. Features included in this release:

  • NEW: Getting Started experience - configure LEM basic settings and easily walk through all the steps to get LEM up and running from one place
  • NEW: Rules Configuration Wizard - quickly enable LEM rules important to you with only a few clicks
  • Fixes and Improvements:
    • Improved IIS logging support - now more flexible and reliable on first configuration
    • Support for Windows 8.1 with workstation edition - no longer consuming Universal licenses
    • Support for SQL 2014 with SQL Auditor - audit SQL 2014 databases along with your 2012, 2008, and even 2005/2000 databases
  • New and updated connectors, as always!

Here's a handy video about adding rules with the new Rules configuration wizard:

For even more details, be sure to check out the LEM Release Candidate blog post: Check Out Quicker & Easier Config with the Log & Event Manager v6.1 Release Candidate - Now ...

And, as always, the Release Notes with all the juicy details can be found here.

Download Information for LEM v6.1

Customers on active maintenance can download LEM v6.1 from their Customer Portal.

New to LEM and want to see what it's all about? Check out our product page and download a free (fully functional) trial right here on

About the Author
After working all aspects of IT from lab/helpdesk support to complete IT responsibility over the span of 10 years, Nicole turned Product Manager to help bring accessible IT management software to the masses. She joined SolarWinds with the acquisition of Log & Event Manager in 2011 to find it felt just like home.