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.

SW inventory profiles in Server Configuration Monitor (SCM)

The software (SW) inventory profile monitors changes to:

  • Firmware
  • OS updates
  • Server information
  • Software installed

Monitoring this profile requires that Asset Inventory be enabled on the server. To enable Asset Inventory:

  1. Navigate to List Resources for the server you would like to monitor. There are multiple way to get to List Resources:
    • From the Node Details Summary page, click List Resources in the Management widget.
    • Click Settings > Manage Nodes. Select the node, and then click List Resources in the Node Management toolbar.
  2. In the list that displays, check the box next to Asset Inventory.
  3. Click Submit to save your changes.