Get started with Log Analyzer

The Log Analyzer (LA), formerly Log Manager for Orion, Getting Started Guide leads you through configuring LA to manage and monitor event messages from your network devices. For information about LA administration features, see the LA Administrator Guide.

Watch the Log Analyzer Guided Tour to learn more.

To get started with LA, complete the following tasks:

Use the SolarWinds Orion Installer to prepare the environment and install LA.
Discover your network with the Discovery Wizard.
Add discovered devices to the Orion Platform, or add a single node for monitoring.
Add unknown nodes to the Orion Platform.
Monitor Orion Platform nodes in LA.

Existing customers: Follow the recommendations in the LA Installation Guide to ensure your system capabilities are correct and your production environment is sized correctly. Minimum system requirements used during evaluation are not sufficient for a production environment. Access your licensed software from the SolarWinds Customer Portal. If you need any implementation help, contact our Support Team.

Evaluators: If you are evaluating SolarWinds LA, download a free 30-day evaluation. The evaluation version of SolarWinds LA is a full version of the product, functional for 30 days. After the evaluation period, you can convert your evaluation license to a production license. If you need assistance with your evaluation, contact sales@solarwinds.com.