Documentation forIP Address Manager
Managing IP addresses is a key capability of Hybrid Cloud Observability and is also available in a standalone module, IP Address Manager (IPAM). Hybrid Cloud Observability and IPAM are built on the self-hosted SolarWinds Platform.

Add Additional Polling Engines to IPAM

IPAM supports Additional Polling Engines (APEs). If you have a large number of subnets, Additional Polling Engines can reduce the time it takes to scan your network. This topic documents how to install Additional Polling Engines.

To learn how to change the polling engine assigned to scan a specific subnet, as well as how to look up the polling engine monitoring a DNS server or DHCP server instance that IPAM manages, see Display or change polling engine assignments in IPAM.

Step 1: Download the Poller installer

  1. Open the SolarWinds Web Console and choose Settings > All Settings.

    The Main Settings & Administration page opens.

  2. Scroll down to the Details section.

  3. Click Polling Engines.

    The Polling Engines page opens.

  4. Click the DOWNLOAD INSTALLER NOW link in the top-right corner, and save the SolarWinds-Orion-Installer.exe file to your system.

Step 2: Run the Additional Polling Engine installer

  1. Double-click the SolarWinds-Orion-Installer.exe file.

    The installer opens.

  2. Use the wizard to complete the installation.