Documentation forServer & Application Monitor
Monitoring your applications and environment is a key capability of Hybrid Cloud Observability and is also available in a standalone module, Server & Application Monitor (SAM). Hybrid Cloud Observability and SAM are built on the self-hosted SolarWinds Platform.

Service Status – SNMP Monitor

This SAM component monitor tests and reports the status of a service using SNMP.

Value Status
0 Stopped
1 Running
2 Continue Pending
3 Pause Pending
4 Paused


The statistic for this component monitor is the value for one of the reported statuses: 0-4.

Field descriptions


A default description of the monitor. To override the default description, add to or replace existing text. Changes are automatically saved. The variable to access this field is ${UserDescription}.

Customize descriptions to specify what will be monitored so related alerts and notifications are more meaningful later.

Enable Component

Determines whether 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.

Net Service Display Name

Add the Display name of the service to monitor. You can find the Display name on Windows systems by clicking Start > Administrative Tools > Services and then locating the desired service. The Display name for the service is the value in the Name column.

Statistic Threshold

Specify when a threshold that indicates a warning or critical level has been breached. Logical operators are available, followed by a blank field for you to enter the value of this threshold. For example: Less than 15 for warning, Less than 5 for critical.

User Notes

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