Configure AppInsight for IIS on nodes

SolarWinds SAM offers two automated ways to configure AppInsight for IIS on nodes:

Before adding AppInsight for IIS to nodes, review AppInsight for IIS requirements and permissions.

Configure AppInsight for IIS on nodes with the Add Node wizard

Check out this video on configuring AppInsight for IIS on nodes.

To quickly configure AppInsight for IIS with the Add Node wizard:

  1. In the Orion Web Console, click Settings > All Settings > Add Node.
  2. Complete the information on the Define Node step, and then click Next.
  3. On the Choose Resources step in the Add Node Wizard, select AppInsight for IIS.
  4. Click Next and complete the wizard as instructed.
  5. Navigate to the SAM Summary page.
  6. In the All Applications widget, expand the AppInsight for IIS tree view to display the newly added node.
  7. Click Microsoft IIS to open the Configure IIS Server for Monitoring dialog box.

  8. Enter Exchange credentials and click Configure Server to start the automated process. A confirmation message appears when the process is complete.

    If the node enters an Unknown state, check AppInsight for IIS requirements and permissions for the target server.

Configure AppInsight for IIS via the Node Details page

To add AppInsight for IIS via the Node Details page:

  1. Navigate to the Node Details page for the node.
  2. In the Management widget, click List Resources.

  3. Select the Microsoft IIS check box and click Submit.

    If the Microsoft IIS option does not appear, review AppInsight for IIS requirements and permissions on the target server.

  4. Navigate to the SAM Summary page.
  5. In the All Applications widget, expand the AppInsight for IIS tree view to display the newly added node.
  6. Click Microsoft IIS to open the Configure IIS Server for Monitoring dialog box.

  7. Enter Exchange credentials when prompted and click Configure Server to start the automated process. A confirmation message appears when the process is complete.

    If the node enters an Unknown state, check AppInsight for IIS requirements and permissions for the target server.

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