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.

Learn more about SolarWinds Platform features

This topic may appear if you click a link related to an About SolarWinds Platform features in SAM. It may also appear if you click Help in a widget shared by SAM and another SolarWinds Platform product such as NPM.

The SolarWinds Platform is at the core of the SolarWinds IT Management Portfolio, providing a stable and scalable architecture that includes data collection, processing, storage, and presentation. The SolarWinds Platform provides common features like network node discovery, dashboards, reporting, alerting, SNMP traps, Syslog, groups, and more that can be leveraged across all products.

To learn more about common features of SolarWinds Platform products and the SolarWinds Platform Web Console, see the SolarWinds Platform Administrator Guide.

To learn about widgets (formerly called "resources") that SAM shares with other products such as NPM and VMAN, see SolarWinds Platform online help. For example, the following Hardware Health widgets are described in SolarWinds Platform online help: