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Get Started with SolarWinds NPM

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Updated: December 4, 2018

Welcome to the Network Performance Monitor (NPM) Getting Started Guide: Part 1.

To learn how to start monitoring your environment with NPM, complete the following tasks:

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Install NPM.

See the SolarWinds Orion Installer for system requirements, planning checklists, and installation instructions. The Getting Started Guide expects that you have already installed NPM.

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Discover the devices on your network and select devices to monitor.

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Investigate devices with issues:

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When you have finished this guide, see Getting Started with NPM: Customize to get familiar with basic customization procedures and Beyond Getting Started with NPM for information about other NPM functionality.

Existing customers: Access your licensed software from the SolarWinds Customer Portal. If you need any implementation help, contact our Support Reps.

Evaluators: Download your free 30-day evaluation from www.solarwinds.com. If you need assistance with your evaluation, contact sales@solarwinds.com.

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