Documentation forIpMonitor
Effective December 31, 2024, IpMonitor will reach its end of life and will no longer be available or supported. If you liked IpMonitor, consider trying another SolarWinds product.

System Requirements

The following minimum system requirements must be met to successfully run ipMonitor:



Operating System

Windows Vista (IPv4 mode only)

Windows XP SP2 or later

Windows Server 2003 R2 (32-bit only)

Windows 2008 R2

Windows 8

Windows 2012 (.net Framework 3.5 required)

Web Browser

Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 or later

Firefox 1.5 or later


Safari 3.2 or later


~500 monitors

CPU Speed

Single core 2.0 GHz

Hard Drive Space




Optional System Requirements

Some advanced features of ipMonitor have additional requirements as follows:

Optional Feature


Modem and Telephony

For Simple beeper, SMS TAP, and SMS UCP alert actions:

  • • Hayes-compatible 1200 baud or faster hardware modem.
  • • Dedicated telephone line or a telephone system that is always able to free up an outbound telephone line on demand.
  • For SMS GSM alert actions:

  • • Hayes-compatible GSM/GPRS modem
  • • GSM Mobile Network subscription
  • SSL Certificates

    Valid certificates:

  • • Self-signed certificates
  • • CA certificates such as VeriSign
  • • Microsoft Windows 2000 certificate services
  • Note: After installed, available certificates are selected from the Local Machine certificate store.

    ADO and ADO User Experience monitors

    MDAC Version 2.6 SP2.or later. MDAC is now called WDAC for Windows 2008.