Documentation forSolarWinds Observability

SolarWinds Observability System Requirements

Requirements depend on several variables, such as:

  • Whether SolarWinds Observability libraries and clients are deployed.
  • The volume of data to display in the browser.
  • The areas you select for monitoring.

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SolarWinds Observability general requirements

The following table lists browser requirements and recommendations for using the SolarWinds Observability web application.

Performance of the computer and internet speed where you open the browser significantly influences the speed of SolarWinds Observability.

Software Requirements
Web browsers

SolarWinds Observability supports the two most recent versions of the following web browsers:

  • Apple Safari
  • Google Chrome
  • Microsoft Edge (new Edge versions based on Chromium)
  • Mozilla Firefox
Browser requirements

The following must be enabled in your browser:

  • JavaScript
  • Cookies

Firewall or access control requirements

The browser you are using to access SolarWinds Observability's basic features must have unrestricted access to the following locations:

The collectors installed on the monitored device or host must be able to communicate with the SolarWinds Observability ingestion endpoint. To enable access to all SolarWinds Observability ingestion endpoints, open your firewall or access control configuration to allow access to all subdomains and subfolders for

For more precise configuration, see Specific requirements by monitoring area.

Specific requirements by monitoring area