Download a full-featured, free 30-day trial now: www.solarwinds.com Watch how simple it is to deploy SolarWinds Log & Event Manager (LEM); an award winning log and event correlation software for any size IT network management environment. It’s a powerful, easy-to-use and affordable SIEM solution for operations, compliance (PCI, HIPAA, NCUA, GLBA, NERC-CIP, FISMA, SOX) and security needs that installs on Hyper-V or VMware as a virtual appliance. Quickly install the log and event manager to VMware 4.0 or above by downloading a 754 MB self-extracting executable file. The executable contents will decompress and automatically open the Quick Start Guide to the section that explains how to complete the installation process for a quick “go-live” deployment. SolarWinds recommends 250GB of disk space with 8GB RAM for a long-term deployment or it can be thin provisioned at 100GB of disk space, with the ability to grow or shrink the virtual appliance. Easily get started by powering up the virtual appliance, open the console, assign a DHCP server IP address and install the desktop component. The web-based, drag & drop user interface gets installed on a desktop computer which acts as a front end to the virtual appliance. Once you install it, you simply provide the desktop with the virtual appliance’s IP address, a password and you are ready to go! Proactively defend your environment by customizing our SIEM solution on your network by utilizing the powerful benefits of real-time event …
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