Documentation forHybrid Cloud Observability Essentialsand Server & Application Monitor

Discover your environment with SAM

After deploying SAM, identify elements in your environment that you want to monitor and add them to the SolarWinds Platform database, as described in the following topics:

You can add traditional physical servers, AWS EC2 instances, Azure VMs, Nutanix clusters, applications, and other items (for example, external websites) as nodes to be monitored.

See the SolarWinds Platform Administrator Guide to learn about features and functionality shared by SAM, NPM, and other SolarWinds Platform modules, such as how to: