Monitor applications and service ports

Because of the volume of data from flow-enabled network devices, monitoring all ports and applications may severely affect the performance of both the Orion database and the Orion Web Console.

You can decide what ports or applications should be monitored by SolarWinds NTA.If you are not sure what ports and applications you should monitor, click Monitor Recommended Ports to monitor the most common high traffic ports and applications.

Clicking Monitor Recommended Ports deletes all existing custom application and port definitions.

Enable monitoring for ports or applications

  1. Click Settings > All Settings.
  2. Under Product Specific Settings, click NTA Settings.
  3. Click Application and Service Ports.
  4. To enable monitoring an application or a port, click Enable in the Actions column.
  5. To enable monitoring for all listed applications and ports, click Enable All Monitoring.
  6.  If you are not sure what ports and applications to monitor, click Monitor Recommended Ports.
  7. Click Submit.

Disable monitoring for ports or applications

  1. Click Settings > All Settings.

  2. Under Product Specific Settings, click NTA Settings.

  3. Click Application and Service Ports.
  4. To disable monitoring an application or a port, click Disable in the Actions column.
  5. To disable monitoring for all listed applications and ports, click Disable All Monitoring.
  6. Click Submit.