Documentation forServer & Application Monitor

SolarWinds SAM License Usage for Component-based licensing API poller template

In environments that utilize component-based SAM licensing, use this API Poller template to monitor license usage for nodes, SAM component monitors, and volumes based on data available in the Orion Software Development Kit (SDK) API.


  • Basic Authentication credentials are configured.
  • Provide a Username and Password for a valid Orion account.


  • Default thresholds are not set for this template.
  • Refer to the Orion SDK wiki to learn more about this API.
  • Here is a request example:
    https://${DisplayName}:17778/SolarWinds/InformationService/v3/Json/Query?query=SELECT+ElementType,+Saturation+FROM+Orion.LicenseSaturation+WHERE+ElementType+in(''Nodes'',''SAM Components'',''Volumes'')+ORDER+BY+ElementType

Available metrics


The number of monitored nodes in your environment.

Unit: Count

SAM Components

The number of assigned component monitors in your environment.

Unit: Count


The number of monitored volumes in your environment.

Unit: Count