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.

Useful APIs for SAM

Like most SolarWinds Platform modules, SAM can be utilized in many ways by different members of your organization, depending on the tasks they need to complete and the level of detail they need. Here are some APIs that may prove useful when working with the API Poller feature. You can also check with your cloud service, software/hardware vendors, to see if they offer APIs.

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Refer to API documentation from individual vendors for:

  • Defined endpoints where data is available
  • Supported request URL formats and examples
  • Authentication and authorization requirements
  • Troubleshooting tips
  • Rate limits
API name API documentation Notes
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud API Amazon EC2 API Reference © 2020, Amazon Web Services, Inc., available at
Azure API

Azure REST API Reference

© 2021, Microsoft Corp., available at

See also:

Cisco UCS Manager XML API Cisco UCS Manager XML API Programmer's Guide © 2020, Cisco Systems, Inc., available at
Microsoft Graph

Microsoft Graph REST API v1.0 reference

© 2020, Microsoft Corp., available at To learn about legacy Office 365 APIs, click here.
Nutanix REST API Nutanix REST API © 2020, Nutanix, available at
Office 365 APIs Welcome to Office 365 Management APIs © 2021, Microsoft Corp., available at
SolarWinds AppOptics API AppOptics API AppOptics provides Software-as-a-Service (SaaS)-based infrastructure and application performance monitoring.


API details are also available in the DPA UI.

Database Performance Analyzer (DPA) offers anomaly detection powered by machine learning that gets smarter over time to help identify bottlenecks slowing down your applications.
SolarWinds IPAM API Use the SWIS API to perform IPAM operations IP Address Manager (IPAM) provides centralized management and monitoring of IP addresses, subnets, and DHCP/DNS services.
SolarWinds Loggly API API overview Loggly offers unified log management, monitoring, and analysis across SolarWinds products.
SolarWinds SolarWinds Platform API SolarWinds Platform SDK wiki

Tap into the infrastructure that all SolarWinds Platform modules run on. Download and install the SolarWinds Platform SDK to access documentation, samples, and tools that help you leverage the SolarWinds Platform API.

To learn more, see:

SolarWinds Pingdom API Pingdom API Pingdom is a SaaS-based synthetic and Real User Monitoring (RUM) solution that can be integrated with SolarWinds WPM to monitor web servers and applications.
SolarWinds Service Desk API

SolarWinds Service Desk REST API documentation

Service Desk is a cloud-based, IT help desk solution with smart ticket routing, automated workflows, and integrated asset management.
vSphere API VMware API and SDK Documentation © 2020, VMware, Inc.,