Best practices for SAM templates, application monitors, and script monitors
Creating SAM templates and application monitors involves more than just adding and configuring component monitors. Use best practices and tips provided in the following topics to enhance monitoring your SAM environment:
In addition, note the following details about SAM templates:
- AppInsight templates are addressed in a different section, Monitor with AppInsight applications, which includes Best practices for AppInsight for Active Directory.
- SolarWinds recommends checking THWACK periodically for updates to predefined SAM templates. Except for AppInsight templates, templates are not updated automatically during upgrades to avoid overwriting custom changes made to templates. For details, see Import and export SAM application monitor templates.