Documentation forSolarWinds Platformand Orion Platform

OLV feature comparison

This SolarWinds Platform topic applies only to the following products:

Hybrid Cloud Observability EssentialsHybrid Cloud Observability Advanced

NCMNPMSAMUDTVMAN

The following table lists the features available with the legacy Syslog and Trap Viewers, Orion Log Viewer (Basic), and Log Analyzer.

Feature

Syslog/Trap Viewers Orion Log Viewer (Basic) Log Analyzer

Syslog/trap collection*

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

Windows event collection

(error)

(error)

(tick)

Log files collection (error) (error) (tick)
VMware event collection** (error) (tick) (tick)

Search event logs

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

Filter event logs

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

Create custom rules

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

Log tagging

(tick)

(error)

(tick)

Histogram

(error)

(error)

(tick)

Live Mode

(error)

(error)

(tick)

Orion alert integration

(error)

(tick)

(tick)

Cross-stack correlation via Perfstack™ (error) (tick) (tick)

Filter on log tags

(error)

(error)

(tick)

Separate database for log collection (error) (tick) (tick)

Free polling engine

(error)

(error)

(tick)

Centralized Upgrades

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

Syslog/Trap forwarding

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

Export logs to CSV

(error)

(error)

(tick)

Reorder custom rules

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

Log Viewer access from Node Details resource (error) (error) (tick)
LA instant eval (error) (tick) (error)

*Installation of LA or OLV replaces existing legacy syslog and trap services, but does not provide 100 percent feature parity. Learn more here.

** Requires a SolarWinds Virtualization Manager license.