The following illustration shows the software components, log files, and network protocols in a typical SolarWinds SEM deployment.
A complete SEM installation includes the following components:
- The SEM Manager (or SEM VM), which collects and processes log and event information. This component is installed first.
- The desktop software or WebUI (accessed at http(s)://<semhost>/webui) that allows you to view SEM information from a desktop or laptop computer.