Server & Application Monitor

Gain deeper insight into application and server issues for faster troubleshooting

Starts at $2995


Fully functional for 30 days

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    Minimize downtime by troubleshooting application issues 65% faster

    • Get detailed performance metrics at your finger tips, and quickly pinpoint the root cause of application issues
    • Set up intelligent application performance alerts to find and fix issues before they impact business services and end-users
    • Monitor 200+ applications from a single dashboard—no more wasting time between multiple tools and custom scripts
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  2. Proactively monitor server performance, capacity and hardware health

    • Monitor availability, response time and hardware health of multi-vendor physical and virtual servers
    • Track CPU, memory and disk usage, and forecast when capacity will run out
    • Remotely remediate server issues—terminate runaway processes, start/stop services, reboot servers, etc
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Key Features

  • Automatic application discovery and dependency mapping

    Download, install, automatically discover your environment, and start monitoring in about an hour. No professional services required.

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  • Hit the ground running with pre-packaged alerts and reports

    Eliminate false positives with intelligent baseline alerting. Easily customize built-in alerts and reports as needed.

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  • One Web interface to monitor multi-vendor infrastructure

    Powerful, affordable and easy-to-use tool that monitors 200+ applications and multi-vendor servers out of the box.

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  • Monitor applications in public, private and hybrid cloud environments

    Agentless software for on-premises monitoring. Use optional agent for application monitoring in the cloud.

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  • Extensive customization—power to monitor what you want, how you want

    Modify built-in templates by importing your existing custom scripts and Nagios® scripts to monitor custom applications.

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  • Part of SolarWinds Orion line of IT management software

    Seamlessly integrates with other Orion® products including Network Performance Monitor for unified IT monitoring.

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More Features

Monitor applications quickly using out-of-the-box best practices

Use built-in monitoring templates for 200+ applications (Windows®, Linux®, Citrix®, AD®, Java™ and more). Select the required applications, apply templates and start monitoring immediately.

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Application dependency mapping with underlying IT infrastructure

With the AppStack™ dashboard you can quickly pinpoint the root cause of application issues within physical and virtual server environments. Identify where application issues originate in just a few seconds.

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Centralized IT asset inventory management

Automatically discover and remotely manage hardware and software asset information on all servers and workstations. No more manual tracking with spreadsheets.

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Server volume monitoring and capacity planning

Monitor server storage volumes, disk usage and capacity metrics out of the box. Integration with SolarWinds Storage Resource Monitor provides deeper insight to troubleshoot storage issues in SAN and NAS environments.


Easy-to-customize, intuitive monitoring dashboard

Customize the Web-based dashboard to create Top 10 views, NOC view, charts, graphs, and application maps. Dynamically sort applications into logical groups such as location, vendor and any custom property.

Deep performance visibility for Microsoft® Exchange, IIS and SQL Server

Get more in-depth application monitoring with AppInsight™ dashboards for Exchange, IIS and SQL Server®. Analyze performance metrics in detail, and solve complex application issues faster.

Ensure peak server performance with continuous monitoring

Monitor server performance metrics—response time, packet loss, CPU load, memory, disk usage, processes, services, event logs and more. Troubleshoot and resolve server issues using remote management actions.

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Built-in VMware® and Hyper-V® virtualization monitoring

Alongside physical servers, monitor health and availability of virtual hosts and guests. Integration with SolarWinds Virtualization Manager provides deeper insight to troubleshoot virtualization issues.


Application-aware network performance monitoring

Deep packet inspection analyzes network traffic packets to provide a view into network latency, response time and the impact of network performance on specific applications.

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Free monitoring templates from SolarWinds online community

Leverage the wealth of 800+ custom monitoring templates available on SolarWinds online community, thwack®.

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What Our Customers Are Saying

“Compared to SCOM, it's much easier with SolarWinds® Server & Application Monitor to create custom monitors and application models, and monitoring and reporting Exchange status is greatly improved and less time intense. SolarWinds® is much easier in that we feel like we control the monitoring solution instead of it controlling us!”

“The best feature is the template driven approach of application monitoring.”

David Speer

System Engineer, Skanska AB

Source: TechValidate. TVID: AC4-707-29C

“Compared to using custom scripts, SolarWinds® Server & Application Monitor is easier to use, provides at a glance availability, and email notifications with automated service restart availability.”

“The best feature is the automated restart and notification.”

John Shook

IT/Systems Administrator, ACSI

Source: TechValidate. TVID: 1EA-653-9C5

“Compared to Nagios®, I get more time to monitor and less time programming. I can also trend performance issues which I could not do earlier.”

“The most valuable feature of SolarWinds® Server & Application Monitor is its ability to get it up and running out of the box in minutes.”

Jim Morrison

IT Professional, Dassault Systems

Source: TechValidate. TVID: 040-E63-4B0

System Requirements

Hard Drive






.NET Framework

.NET 4.5 required

Operating System

Windows Server® 2008 R2 SP1, 2012, 2012 R2


Supports Express, Standard, or Enterprise versions of the following:
  • SQL Server 2008, 2008 SP1, 2008 SP2, 2008 SP3, or 2008 SP4
  • SQL Server 2008 R2, 2008 R2 SP1, 2008 R2 SP2, or 2008 R2 SP3
  • SQL Server 2012, 2012 SP1, 2012 SP2, or 2012 SP3
  • SQL Server 2014, or 2014 SP1
  • SQL Server 2016

Web Server

Microsoft® IIS, version 7.5 and higher, in 32‑bit mode

Web Browser

  • Microsoft® Internet Explorer® version 11 or later with Active scripting
  • Microsoft Edge
  • Mozilla® Firefox® version 38 or later
  • Google® Chrome™ version 51 or later
  • Safari® for iPhone®


These are minimum system requirements. See the Getting Started Guide for specifications for production environments.


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