Monitor your network with SAM

Like all Orion Platform products, SolarWinds Orion offers immediate insight into the performance of your network. As you view data, you can access investigate further to troubleshoot alerts, forecast usage, and modify configurations.

Summary pages display high-level events and alerts, and performance data for immediate insight into all managed nodes for network devices, applications, virtual servers, and more. Use links in widgets to drill-down further into information, such as server resources and consumption, hardware, allocated virtual resources, application performance, and OS metrics.

Devices you want to monitor must be added to the SolarWinds Orion database. See Discover and Add Network Devices.

To monitor immediate needs in your environment:

  • View notifications by clicking the bell icon at the top of the Orion Web Console.
  • View events, alerts, traps, and Syslogs by clicking Alerts & Activity > Message Center.

This section includes the following topics:

See the Orion Platform Administrator Guide , which describes common Orion Web Console features, to learn how to:

Additional monitoring tools are discussed in Monitor with AppInsight applications and Manage SAM templates and component monitors.