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Evaluate Log Analyzer

This SolarWinds Platform topic applies only to the following products:

Hybrid Cloud Observability EssentialsHybrid Cloud Observability Advanced


Orion Log Viewer users can unlock the complete feature set of Log Analyzer to gain full access to live event streaming and real-time network analysis. Click the Log Analyzer Activation button on your Orion Log Viewer toolbar to begin a free 30-day evaluation. Features include colorful log tagging, Windows event collection, log exporting, and more. Review the feature comparison here.

The standard installation of LA requires Microsoft SQL Server 2016 SP1 or newer. The lightweight installation typically used by evaluation customers installs Microsoft SQL Server 2017.

  1. On the Orion Log Viewer toolbar, click Log Analyzer Activation.

  2. Review the Log Analyzer feature overview, and then click Evaluate Log Analyzer.

  3. Complete the evaluation registration form, and then click Activate.

  4. When the confirmation window appears, review the additional guidance, and then click Close to begin using Log Analyzer.