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.

Watch for specific configuration changes in SCM

You can now add the Recent Configuration Changes widget to any dashboard in Server Configuration Monitor (SCM).

To create the widget, go to the Server Configuration Summary page in SCM.

  1. Hover over the pencil icon in the left column.
    Hover over pencil
  2. Click Customize page.
    Customize page
  3. Click Page settings.
    Click Page settings
  4. In Column 2, click to highlight Recent Configuration Changes.
    Click Recent Configuration Changes
  5. In the column of icons beside Column 2, click the third icon to clone selected resources.
    Cilck the clone selected resources icon
  6. Click Done.
    Click Done
  7. Go to the cloned instance of Recent Configuration Changes, and click Edit on the top left of the widget.
    Click Edit
  8. Select any of the pre-defined filters (Node name, Machine type, Server configuration profile, or Server configuration item) for recent configuration changes, and then click Save.
    Select pre-defined filters for recent configuration changes

The widget displays only configuration changes that match the criteria you select. You can add more Recent Configuration Changes widgets with different filters to your dashboard.