Documentation forServer Configuration Monitor
Monitoring server configurations is a key capability of Hybrid Cloud Observability Advanced and is also available in a standalone module, Server Configuration Monitor (SCM). Hybrid Cloud Observability Advanced and SCM are built on the self-hosted SolarWinds Platform.

Add a custom profile in SCM

To add a new custom profile to Server Configuration Monitor (SCM):

  1. Navigate to Server Configuration Monitor Settings, either from the link in the upper right of the Server Configuration Monitor Summary page or by going to Settings > All Settings > Server Configuration Monitor Settings.
  2. Click Add at the top of the list of profiles.
  3. Enter a name for the profile and (optionally) a description.
  4. Add configuration elements to the profile with the Add button in the configuration elements pane.
    1. Select an element type from the drop-down menu.
    2. Enter a path or registry key for the element. See Element types for more information on permitted characters.
    3. Optional: Define a display alias for this element. If an alias is given, the element will be referred to by the alias instead of the filename or registry key.
    4. Optional: Enter a description of the element.
  5. Click Add at the bottom of the dialog to save the profile.