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Monitor web site performance

  1. On the Web Console, click Settings > All Settings.
  2. Add the Intranet web server to the Orion database:
    1. Click Add a Node, and then enter the Hostname or IP Address of the Intranet web server.
    2. Check the ICMP (Ping only) check box, select the appropriate Polling Engine (if applicable), and then click Next.
    3. From the Add Application Monitors page, click Next.
    4. From the Change Properties page, click OK, Add Node.
  1. Assign the HTTP template to the Intranet web server node:
    1. From the SolarWinds Web Console, navigate to Settings, then click SAM Settings.
    2. Click Manually Assign Application Monitors, select Web Server in the Show only list, select HTTP, and then click Next.
    3. Expand the categories and locate your Intranet web server node, select it, and then click Next.
    4. Select <New Credential> in the Choose Credential list, type Intranet Admin in the Credential Name field, then type admin in the User Name field.
    5. Type password in the Password and Confirm Password fields, then click Test.
    6. Click Assign Application Monitors, then click Done.

Monitoring the Corporate Home Page

  1. From the SolarWinds Web Console, navigate to Settings
  2. Add the corporate web server to the Orion database as an external node.
    1. Click Add a Node, then enter the Hostname or IP Address of the corporate web server.
    2. Check the External check box, select the appropriate Polling Engine (if applicable), and then click Next.
  3. Assign the HTTP template to the corporate web server node.
    1. Select Web Server in the Show only list, then select HTTP.
    2. Select Inherit credentials from template and then click Test.
    3. Click Next, then enter the Name for your corporate web server.
    4. Click OK, Add Node.

Troubleshooting the HTTP Template

  1. Click Assign Application Monitors then click Edit.
  2. Click [+] to expand the HTTP Monitor component then click Override Template next to Use Proxy.
  3. Check the Use Proxy check box, then click Override Template next to Proxy Address.
  4. Enter the proxy address in the Proxy Address field using the syntax http://proxyaddress
  5. Click Test All, Submit, and then click Done.