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Monitor hardware health

This SolarWinds Platform topic applies only to the following products:

Hybrid Cloud Observability EssentialsHybrid Cloud Observability Advanced

NAMNPMNTASAMSRM

With hardware health monitoring, you can get immediate insight into hardware issues on your network. Hardware health informs you that your devices are in Up, Warning, Critical, or Unknown states.

Supported devices: Aruba, Cisco, Dell, F5, HP, Juniper devices, and Arista 7500E chassis.

When adding a device into the SolarWinds Platform database for monitoring, polling for hardware health statistics is enabled by default.

Hardware health statistics are polled through SNMP, from a MIB tree on your devices.

Requirements

If hardware health polling does not work as expected, make sure the following requirements are met:

Click here to learn about hardware health monitoring requirements in SolarWinds SAM, which involves downloading third-party agent software for supported devices.

Monitored Hardware Sensors

Sensor Up Warning Critical Unknown
Fan status
Power Supply status
Temperature