Documentation forNetwork Performance Monitor
Monitoring network performance is a key capability of Hybrid Cloud Observability and is also available in a standalone module, Network Performance Monitor (NPM). Hybrid Cloud Observability and NPM are built on the self-hosted SolarWinds Platform.

Network Performance Monitor Getting Started Guide

Welcome to the Getting Started Guide: Part 1.

To learn how to start monitoring your network, complete the following tasks:

Install NPM.

See the SolarWinds Orion Installer for system requirements, planning checklists, and installation instructions. The Getting Started Guide expects that you have already installed NPM.

Discover the devices on your network and select devices to monitor.

Investigate devices with issues:

Resolve an alert that was triggered.
Run a predefined report and schedule the report to run regularly.

When you have finished this guide, see Getting Started Guide: Customize to get familiar with basic customization procedures and Beyond Getting Started for information about other features.

Existing customers: Access your licensed software from the SolarWinds Customer Portal. If you need any help, contact our Support Reps.

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