Documentation forServer & Application Monitor

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

For an overview about component monitors, see Work with component monitors.


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

Field Descriptions


This field provides 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 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

This field is 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

This field allows you to 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

This field allows you to add notes for easy reference. You can access this field by using the variable, ${UserNotes}.