Documentation forLog Analyzer
Analyzing logs is a key capability of Hybrid Cloud Observability and is also available in a standalone module, Log Analyzer (LA). Hybrid Cloud Observability and LA are built on the self-hosted SolarWinds Platform.

Get started with Log Analyzer

The Log Analyzer (LA), formerly Log Manager for SolarWinds Platform, 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 SolarWinds Platform Installer to prepare the environment and install LA
Discover your network with the Discovery Wizard
Add discovered devices to the SolarWinds Platform, or add a single node for monitoring
Add unknown nodes to the SolarWinds Platform
Monitor SolarWinds 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