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.

FIPS compliance in SAM

You can run SAM in Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) mode to comply with computer security and interoperability standards used by non-military US government agencies and contractors.

If FIPS compliance is required, SolarWinds recommends enabling FIPS mode as part of a fresh install instead of as part of an upgrade. See Enable FIPS for SolarWinds Platform products in the SolarWinds Platform Administrator Guide.

The following SAM features behave differently if FIPS mode is enabled in the SolarWinds Platform