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Getting Started with SAM

The Getting Started with Server & Application Monitor resource provides a link to begin using the key SAM features. To access the resource, click Settings > All Settings > SAM Settings.

  • Scan Nodes for Applications - Walk through steps to select a node to scan for available applications to monitor. You can select nodes, scan and locate applications, and add them for continued monitoring.
  • Manually Assign Application Monitors - Walk through adding new application monitors to monitor through SAM. You can filter the list, review nodes, test and complete adding the application monitors. If you are an advanced user, you can directly manage application templates, including downloading templates from thwack.
  • Component Monitor Wizard - Walk through selecting and modifying a component monitor for adding to an application monitor or template. You can then assign the component monitor to nodes in your environment.