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.


SolarWinds solutions are rooted in our deep connection to our user base in the THWACK online community. More than 150,000 registered members are here to solve problems, share technology and best practices, and directly contribute to our product development process.

SolarWinds customers use THWACK to share information, tips, issues, templates, and scripts for SAM and other SolarWinds products. You can also import templates from THWACK into the SolarWinds Platform Web Console for use in SAM.

To navigate to the SAM forum from within the SolarWinds Platform Web Console:

  • Click Settings > All Settings.
  • Under Product Specific Settings, click SAM Settings.
  • On the SAM Settings page, click SAM thwack Forum.

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