Documentation forHybrid Cloud Observability Essentialsand Server & Application Monitor

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 Orion Platform nodes, SAM nodes, and volumes based on data available in the Orion Platform Software Development Kit (SDK) API.


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


  • Default thresholds are not set for this template.
  • Refer to the Orion 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