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Maximum capacity of SolarWinds infrastructure

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Created by Gary O'Donovan, last modified by Marc.Fobair on Aug 03, 2018

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This article provides brief information on the maximum total capacity of a SolarWinds infrastructure. 


All NPM versions


The following are the recommended specifications:

  • One polling engine for every 12k elements + SAM components.
  • Maximum of 400k elements per primary SolarWinds NPM server (i.e. 1 NPM server + 33 APEs). 


See details for Maximum Elements per Poller and Polling Completion Rates


See the following for more details:



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