Documentation forServer & Application Monitor

NNTP monitor

This SAM component monitor tests the ability of an NNTP server to accept incoming connections and respond with the correct code.

This SAM feature does not currently support polling via Orion Remote Collectors.


This component monitor does not compute a statistic.

Field Descriptions


A default description of the monitor. You can override the default description by adding to or replacing the text, which is automatically saved. The variable to access this field is ${UserDescription}.

Enable Component

Determines if the component is enabled. Disabling the component leaves it in the application in a deactivated state not influencing either SolarWinds SAM application availability or status.

Port Number

The port number used for NNTP connections. The default value is 119.

Response Time Threshold

Set the warning or critical threshold conditions based on the response time. The response time is the time in milliseconds it takes SAM to determine that a component is not Down and to retrieve any statistical data. See Set Thresholds.

User Notes

Add notes for easy reference. You can access this field by using the variable, ${UserNotes}.