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SolarWinds Orion 2016.2 feature: Orion Agent for Linux

Created by Lori Krell, last modified by Magdalena.Markova on Jun 20, 2017

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Last Updated: January 11, 2016

This release of Orion agents extends our monitoring capabilities to Linux. The SolarWinds Orion agent for Linux supports the following distributions:

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 x64, x86
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 x64, x86
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 x64
  • CentOS-5 x64, x86
  • CentOS-6 x64, x86
  • CentOS-7 x64
  • SUSE Linux 10 x64, x86
  • SUSE Linux 11 x64, x86
  • SUSE Linux 12 x64
  • Ubuntu-14 x64
  • Amazon Linux AMI x64

 

Watch this video to learn more about installing agents.

Benefits of the SolarWinds Orion agent for Linux

  • Monitor Linux applications wherever they are running (on premises and cloud).
  • Monitor Linux systems in secure and geographically distributed environments.
  • Monitor Linux systems reliably over WAN, satellite, and VPN connections.
  • Use Server & Application Monitor to clearly classify Linux operating systems by distribution in the node tree.
  • Use the Real Time Process Explorer to identify and monitor processes easily and terminate them remotely.
  • Deploy the SolarWinds Orion agent for Linux multiple ways: adding a node, mass deployment when managing agents, command line, and from a repo.

Application monitoring

The SolarWinds Orion agent for Linux provides a wide variety of templates that you can use to monitor Linux applications. Each template includes one or more of the following component monitors that extract information from Linux.

  • Process monitor (process disk I/O statistics and virtual memory)
  • TCP port monitor
  • Linux / Unix script monitor
  • Nagios script monitor
  • SNMP monitor
  • JMX monitor
  • ODBC user experience monitor
  • Oracle user experience monitor

Node monitoring

The SolarWinds Orion agent for Linux provides information for the following and many more node monitoring metrics:

  • Top CPUs by Percent Load
  • Average CPU Load & Memory Utilization
  • Interface details
  • Disk Volumes

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