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SRM Profiler Administrator Guide

Updated: July 26, 2017

This guide provides an overview of SolarWinds SRM Profiler  (previously STM) features and related technologies. In addition, it contains recommendations on best practices, tutorials for getting started, and troubleshooting information for common situations.

Introduction to SRM Profiler

Information to help you get started with SRM Profiler.


System and other requirements for running SRM Profiler.

Install SRM Profiler

How to install the SRM Profiler.

Install SRM Profiler agents

How to install the SRM Profiler agents in Windows and Linux environments.

Integrate SRM and SRM Profiler

Integrating SRM Profiler with Orion Profiler to extend the range of storage devices monitored.

Upgrade SRM Profiler 

Upgrade your SRM Profiler installation to the latest version.

The Getting Started page

Using the SRM Profiler Getting Started page.

SRM Profiler architecture

How SRM Profiler and SRM Profiler agents works.

Deploy SRM Profiler

How to deploying SRM Profiler.

The Health Status Overview page

Using the SRM Profiler Health Status Overview page.

Managing user accounts

Adding and configuring users for SRM Profiler.

SRM Profiler settings

Configuring SRM Profiler settings.

The SRM Profiler database

This topic gives a brief overview of the SRM Profiler database.

Advanced SRM Profiler server setup

Advanced setup for SRM  Profiler including memory settings.

Add devices

How to add storage arrays, VM devices, and Fibre Channel devices to your SRM Profiler environment.

Use reports and schedules

A guide to the reports available with SRM Profiler.

Use groups

Set up groups to define logical and permission structures to SRM Profiler data.

Use rules

Set up rules and create scripts for use with SRM Profiler.

Use policies and set alerts

Set policies and create alerts in SRM Profiler.

Common tasks

Tasks you may want to perform with SRM Profiler.


Information about SMI-S and SMI-S providers.

Appendix: Configuring Storage Arrays

Configuration information that may be required by some storage arrays to communication with SRM Profiler.

Please note, any content posted herein is provided as a suggestion or recommendation to you for your internal use. This is not part of the SolarWinds software or documentation that you purchased from SolarWinds, and the information set forth herein may come from third parties. Your organization should internally review and assess to what extent, if any, such custom scripts or recommendations will be incorporated into your environment.  You elect to use third party content at your own risk, and you will be solely responsible for the incorporation of the same, if any.

Appendix: Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous information about troubleshooting, diagnostics and backup requirements.

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