Documentation forServer & Application Monitor
Monitoring your applications and environment is a key capability of Hybrid Cloud Observability and is also available in a standalone module, Server & Application Monitor (SAM). Hybrid Cloud Observability and SAM are built on the self-hosted SolarWinds Platform.

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

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


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


  • Default thresholds are not set for this template.
  • Refer to the SolarWinds Platform 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 Nodes','Volumes')+ORDER+BY+ElementType

Available metrics


The number of monitored nodes in your environment.

Unit: Count

SAM Nodes

The number of nodes to which a SAM application monitor or API Poller is assigned.

Unit: Count


The number of monitored volumes in your environment.

Unit: Count