Documentation forHybrid Cloud Observability Essentialsand Server & Application Monitor

Orion server 2020.2 - Additional Website

This SAM application monitor template assesses the status of Windows services related to Orion server running Orion Platform 2020.2 or later.

Prerequisites

WMI access to the target server.

Credentials

Windows Administrator on the target server.

Component monitors

To learn about component monitor types, see Windows Service Monitor and Performance Counter Monitor.

SolarWinds Administration Services

The SolarWinds Administration Service manages installed Orion Platform products and upgrades. It also supports the installation of Additional Polling Engines (APEs), Additional Web Servers, and High Availability (HA) backups. This service controls the Orion Platform Service Manager, accessible via the Orion Web Console, where Orion Platform administrators can stop, start, and restart Orion Platform services and websites, including dependencies.

SolarWinds Information Service

Returns the CPU and memory usage of the SolarWinds Information Service (SWIS). This service is used by websites to talk to the database. This service is also responsible for how the polling engines talk to each other.

By default, this monitor is disabled.

SolarWinds Information Service V3

Returns the CPU and memory usage of the SolarWinds Information Service V3. This service is used by websites to talk to the database. This service is also responsible for how the polling engines to each other.

SolarWinds Orion PlatformModule Engine

Returns the CPU and memory usage of the Orion Platform Module Engine service. This service is used to talk to the database.

SolarWinds Website (HTTP)

Tests a web server's ability to accept incoming sessions and transmit the requested page. The component monitor can optionally search the delivered page for specific text strings and pass or fail the test based on that search. By default, it monitors TCP port 80.

SolarWinds Website (HTTPS)

Tests a web server's ability to accept incoming sessions and transmit the requested page. The component monitor can optionally search the delivered page for specific text strings and pass or fail the test based on that search. By default, it monitors TCP port 443.