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Home > Success Center > Server & Application Monitor (SAM) > Server & Application Monitor (SAM) Getting Started Guide > Templates > Create a template for a custom application

Create a template for a custom application

SolarWinds SAM provides pre-built templates that allow you to monitor over 200 applications. Creating a custom template allows you to monitor uncommon components or applications that are not included in the pre-built application templates provided with SolarWinds SAM.

Create a template to monitor file size

  1. On the Web Console, click Settings > All Settings.
  2. In the Product specific settings group, click SAM Settings.
  3. Click Create a New Template, and enter a name.
  4. Click Add Component Monitors > Manually add Component Monitors.

    File:Success_Center/New_Articles/SAM-CHM-Import/Onboarding-Guide-CHM-SAM/090/010/sam-gs-add-component-monitor.png

  5. Select the File Size Monitor component, and click Add.

    File:Success_Center/New_Articles/SAM-CHM-Import/Onboarding-Guide-CHM-SAM/090/010/sam-gs-add-file-monitor.png

  6. Enter the path and the file to monitor.

    File:Success_Center/New_Articles/SAM-CHM-Import/Onboarding-Guide-CHM-SAM/090/010/wilbur-newcomponentmonitor.png

  7. Enter warning and critical threshold values, and click Submit.

    File:Success_Center/New_Articles/SAM-CHM-Import/Onboarding-Guide-CHM-SAM/090/010/sam-gs-file-monitor-thresholds.png

Apply the template to a node

  1. On the Web Console, click Settings > All Settings.

  2. In the Product specific settings group, click SAM Settings.
  3. Click Manage Templates, select the template, and click Assign to Node.

    File:Success_Center/New_Articles/SAM-CHM-Import/Onboarding-Guide-CHM-SAM/090/010/sam-gs-assign-template-to-node.png

  4. Select the node from the left pane, click the green arrow to move it to the right pane, and click Next.

    File:Success_Center/New_Articles/SAM-CHM-Import/Onboarding-Guide-CHM-SAM/090/010/wilbur-applytemp2node.png

  5. Choose the credentials, click Assign Application Monitor, and click Done.
 
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