Documentation forVirtualization Manager
Monitoring virtual environments is a key capability of Hybrid Cloud Observability Advanced and is also available in a standalone module, Virtualization Manager (VMAN). Hybrid Cloud Observability Advanced and VMAN are built on the self-hosted SolarWinds Platform.

Virtualization Manager Getting Started Guide

This guide picks up right after the VMAN installation process and walks you through the first steps you need to take to monitor your virtual environments.

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If you haven't installed VMAN yet, start with the Virtualization Manager Install Guide.


Who this guide is for

New VMAN users Existing VMAN users
This guide is meant for you and is the best place to start with VMAN.

You'll find more advanced information in the VMAN Administrator Guide

Or if you're looking for tips on how to upgrade to a newer version of VMAN, see the VMAN Upgrade Guide.


What's in this guide

Log into the SolarWinds Web Console to use and manage VMAN - An introduction to logging into the SolarWinds Web Console, which you'll use to do everything in VMAN.

Setting up monitoring for your first virtual system - The first step for VMAN, adding a virtual server to monitor.

Exploring your VMAN environment - A quick guide to navigating the SolarWinds Web Console and finding some of VMAN's essential monitoring tools.