• The Attack Vector of Everything

    “Cyber terrorism could also become more attractive as the real and virtual worlds become more closely coupled, with automobiles, appliances, and other devices attached to the Internet.”  -- Dorothy De...
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  • Post thwack Upgrade - Where'd Your Stuff Go?

    Whew! We have successfully upgraded the thwack Community.  Below we have compiled a list of navigation points & actions that have moved around on the site.  We really hope you are enjoying the updated lo...
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  • Deep Packet Inspection and Analysis FAQs

    Over the course of the last few weeks we have held a number of webinars with customers about NPM version 11 and the new deep packet inspection and analysis capabilities.  Throughout those webinars, a number of co...
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  • Data retention policies: lessons learned & what stays on the boat.

    What seems like a lifetime ago I worked for a few enterprises doing various things like firewall configurations, email system optimizations and hardening of Netware, NT4, AIX and HPUX servers. There were 3 good sized ...
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  • What We're Working On for Web Help Desk

    To receive updates on the WHD roadmap, JOIN thwack and BOOKMARK this page   We are currently in the planning phases for the next release, based on user feedback we are investigating following areas. As we move fo...
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  • What We Are Working On For NCM After 7.3

    To receive updates on the NCM roadmap, JOIN thwack and BOOKMARK this page.   After the release of NCM v7.3 and service releases NCM v7.3.1, and v7.3.2, we have been working on another bulk of features. Here they...
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  • Moving Network Configuration Management Forward

    Better Network Configuration Management promises a lot. Networks that are more reliable, and can respond as quickly as the business needs. But it’s a big jump from the way we've run traditional networks. I'm won...
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  • What Are We Working on for Kiwi Syslog

    To receive updates on the Kiwi Syslog roadmap, JOIN thwack and BOOKMARK this page. LAST UPDATED March 2015   We are just coming off the latest Service Release of Kiwi Syslog in which we added support for Wind...
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  • What Are We Working on for Kiwi CatTools

    To receive updates on the Kiwi CatTools roadmap, JOIN thwack and BOOKMARK this page.   The Kiwi team is currently focused on new feature work for Syslog currently and once completed will work on the next release...
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  • Blogger Spotlight: Amit Panchal of Amit’s Technology Blog

    Amit Panchal was one of the Virtualization Field Day 4 delegates we recently presented to in Austin and I got to thinking we should get to know our friend from “Blighty” a bit better. So, for this month...
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  • BETA NEWS: Database Application Performance Monitoring & End User Experience!

    I told you I was saving the best for last and here it is!  We're standing database performance analysis on it's ear by presenting it from the perspective of applications using your databases, otherwise referred t...
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  • Database Performance Analyzer 9.2 Beta : Finding Needles In Haystacks!

    In my last post, I told you about some new features that provide a dashboard style summary view of your database environment when you integrate Database Performance Analyzer (DPA) with Server Application Monitor (SAM)...
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  • Beta News : Adding a Databases tab to Orion!

    For about a year now, The Database Performance Analyzer (DPA) team has been planning how we'll integrate DPA into the Orion suite.  One of the first questions was, “where will DPA content be presented in Or...
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  • Two Ways to Run a Help Desk

    There’s two ways to get things done—the hard way or the easy way. The same holds true with help desk management. There are many micro to small businesses who do not have the resources to manage their help ...
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  • Something Wicked this Way Comes. Bracket Battle III: The Villains.

    Double double, toil and trouble… Something wicked this way comes. Our third annual Bracket Battle is upon us.   Mwuh huh huh huh ha!   On March 23, thirty-three infamous individuals begin the battl...
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  • “Logfile Monitoring” – I Do Not Think That Word Means What You Think It Means

    This is a conversation I have A LOT with clients. They say we want "logfile monitoring" and I am not sure what they mean. So I end up having to unwind all the different things it COULD be, so we can get to what it is ...
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  • What We're Working On - DameWare

    To receive updates on the DameWare roadmap, JOIN thwack and BOOKMARK this page. We launched a new version of DameWare in December which provided a tight integration with Web Help Desk and we are in a new year and t...
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  • Table of third party patches - updated 3/24/2015

    Simplify and automate these patches and more with SolarWinds Patch Manager. Check out the attached spreadsheet for recent patches. The Patch Manager catalog contains the following products:   Adobe Acrobat v9 (v...
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  • (UPDATE) Registration Issues And Why Your Content Is Being Moderated

    3/13/2015 - WE ARE WORKING WITH OUR VENDOR ON A NEW SPAM FILTER IN THE HOPES WE HAVE STOPPED THE SPAM ATTACKS FOR GOOD! WITH THAT BEING SAID, THIS NEW SPAM FILTER NEEDS SOME TIME TO "LEARN" WHAT IS AND WHAT IS NOT SPA...
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  • What does it mean to be a “Head Geek”?

    I talk (“brag”) a lot about being a SolarWinds® Head Geek®. Everyone on the Head Geek team (Patrick Hubbard, Thomas LaRock, Kong Yang, Don Jacob, and Praveen Manohar) often gushes about how we feel...
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