Documentation forServer & Application Monitor

SAM Administrator Guide

Current version: SAM 2020.2.1

Updated: October 23, 2020

SolarWinds SAM gives you the tools to monitor your applications and environment through a single web console. SAM includes custom collections of templates, application monitors, and alerts to intelligently monitor application status and issues. Monitor over 250 application types including application servers, authentication servers, database servers, and more.

This guide provides an overview of product features and related technologies. In addition to describing how to use SAM, it contains recommendations on best practices and troubleshooting information for common situations. If you're new to SAM, we recommend reviewing the SAM Getting Started Guide first.

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Server & Application Monitor features

Orion Platform features

SAM uses many of the common features included in the Orion Platform, the core architecture for the SolarWinds IT Management portfolio.

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