SolarWinds Network Performance Monitor
  • 26 May 2022
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SolarWinds Network Performance Monitor

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SolarWinds Network Performance Monitor is a unified IT systems management system that tracks the performance of networks, applications, systems, and databases on-premises, in a hybrid environment, or in the cloud.

Types of Assets Fetched

This adapter fetches the following types of assets:

  • Devices

Parameters

  1. IP Address – The hostname or IP Address of the SolarWinds management server.

  2. User Name and Password (required) - The user name and password for an account that has admin access to the management server API. Note that the account might have to be a local account with admin access and not an AD integrated account.

  3. Custom Properties List (optional, default: empty) - Specify a comma-separated list of SolarWinds properties.

    • If supplied, the adapter connection will add a device field for each of the comma-separated list properties that have been defined in this field.
    • If not supplied, the adapter connection will not fetch any additional SolarWinds properties.
  4. Verify SSL (required, default: False) - Select whether to verify the SSL certificate offered by the value supplied in IP Address. For more details, see SSL Trust & CA Settings.

  5. For details on the common adapter connection parameters and buttons, see Adding a New Adapter Connection.

SolarwindsNPM

Advanced Settings

Note:

Advanced settings can either apply for all connections for this adapter, or you can set different advanced settings and/or different scheduling for a specific connection, refer to ​Advanced Configuration for Adapters

  1. Fetch IPAM (required, default: false) - Select whether to fetch data from SolarWinds IP Address Manager (IPAM). You must select this option to use the Fetch IPAM only if MAC address exists or Fetch IPAM only if status is "Used" options.

  2. Fetch UDT Endpoint Information (required, default: true) - Select whether to fetch User Device Tracket endpoint information.

  3. Fetch IPAM only if MAC address exists - You must enable Fetch IPAM to use this option.

    • If enabled, all connections for this adapter will fetch data from SolarWinds IP Address Manager (IPAM), but only for entities with a MAC address.
    • If disabled, all connections for this adapter will fetch data from SolarWinds IP Address Manager (IPAM), regardless if an entity data includes a MAC address.
  4. Fetch Wifi information (optional, default: true) - Select whether to fetch Wi-Fi details.

  5. CIDR exclude list (optional, default: empty) - Specify a comma-separated list CIDR blocks (for example: 192.168.20.0/24,192.168.30.0/24).

    • If supplied, all connections for this adapter will not collect devices with an IP address that is in the range of any of the comma-separated list of CIDR blocks that have been defined in this field.
    • If not supplied, all connections for this adapter will collect any device from SolarWinds.
  6. Use Lease Expiration as Last Seen (required, default: false) - Select whether to map SolarWinds's Lease Expiration field as the device's Last Seen field.

  7. Fetch IPAM only if status is "Used" (optional, default: true) - Select whether only fetch IPAM devices with a status of "Used". Otherwise, all IPAM devices will be fetched, regardless of their status. You have to enable Fetch IPAM to use this option.

Note:

For details on general advanced settings under the Adapter Configuration tab, see Adapter Advanced Settings.

APIs

Axonius uses the SolarWinds Orion SDK.

Version Matrix

This adapter has only been tested with the versions marked as supported, but may work with other versions. Please contact Axonius Support if you have a version that is not listed and it is not functioning as expected.

Version Supported Notes
SolarWind Orion Platform version 2018.4 and later Yes Axonius uses the SolarWinds Orion SDK, which is supported for SolarWind Orion Platform version 2018.4 and later.

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