A hands on course providing a solid foundation on network management using SolarWinds. The course specifically focusses on SolarWinds Orion Network Performance Monitor. The course starts with configuring agents and device discovery, onto exploiting SNMP with SolarWinds and then Alerts, reports and customisation of menus, views and maps.
Technical staff working with Solarwinds.
What is SolarWinds, Products, ICMP, WMI,
SNMP. Installing SolarWinds.
Hands on Connecting to SolarWinds, configuring users and groups, using SolarWinds.
Manual discovery, automatic discovery,
controlling IP discovery, polling, thresholds.
Hands on Adding ICMP only, SNMP and WMI nodes. dependencies, groups.
Configuring Cisco devices for SNMP support,
communities, traps, syslog. MIBs, SNMPv3,
obtaining MIB information. Universal device
Hands on MIB browser, MIB walking, syslog. Message center.
The home page, Views, changing views, adding
Hands on Views and menu customisation. Server monitoring.
Filters, acknowledgements, notes. Basic alert
configuration, Advanced alert configuration.
Hands on Configuring alerts.
Creating reports, on demand reports, scheduled
reports, customising reports, adding reports to
views. Standard reports.
Hands on Performance reports. Graphs.
Orion Network Atlas, the background, adding
objects, connect now, applying to views.
Hands on Customising a map.
Backups, the database.
"Hard concepts were explained very simply."
"Excellent presentation - very good course structure."
This structured training course seeks to build upon workbook learning through the use of group exercises, dynamic discussion and individual tasks in order to deliver an engaging and interactive module that will ensure all candidates are able to transfer their new skills into the workplace.