As with all SolarWinds Platform products, you can access SAMby logging in to the SolarWinds Platform Web Console to do everything from adding nodes to discovering applications for monitoring, and setting up alerts.
In a web browser, navigate to
hostnameOrIPAddressis the hostname or IP address of the main SolarWinds Platform server.
portis the SolarWinds Platform Web Console port defined during installation. The default port is 8787.
On the SolarWinds Platform Web Console login page, provide a User name and Password, and then click Login.
If you're an administrator logging in to a new installation of SAMfor the first time, you'll be prompted to add a password to the main Admin account. Afterward, SolarWinds highly recommends setting up users to ensure your data and network remain in your control. To learn more, see Manage SolarWinds Platform Web Console user accounts and Secure Configuration for the SolarWinds Platform
After you're logged in to the SolarWinds Platform Web Console, you can move on to the following topics: