Documentation forHybrid Cloud Observability Essentialsand Server & Application Monitor

SAM Administrator Guide

Current version: SAM 2023.4

SolarWinds SAM gives you the tools to monitor your applications and environment through a single web console. SAM includes custom collections of templates, application monitors, and alerts to intelligently monitor application status and issues. Monitor over 250 application types including application servers, authentication servers, database servers, and more.

This guide provides an overview of product features and related technologies. In addition to describing how to use SAM, it contains recommended best practices and troubleshooting tips. If you're new to SAM, we recommend reviewing the SAM Getting Started Guide first.

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Server & Application Monitor features

SolarWinds Platform features

SAM uses many of the common features included in the SolarWinds Platform, the core architecture for the SolarWinds IT Management portfolio.

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