DNS Monitor - UDP
This component monitor tests a DNS server's ability to respond to a record query and measures its response time. The component monitor passes if it receives a valid DNS response (positive or negative) within the response time threshold. UDP is the primary method of communication for DNS servers.
This component monitor does not compute a statistic.
This field provides a default description of the monitor. You have the ability to override the default description by adding to or replacing the text, which is automatically saved. The variable to access this field is
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.
The UDP port used for DNS queries. The default value is 53.
Response Time Threshold
This field allows you to set the warning and critical threshold conditions based on the response time. The response time is the time in milliseconds it takes SolarWinds SAM to determine that a component is not Down and to retrieve any statistical data. See setting Application Monitor Thresholds for more information.
This field allows you to add notes for easy reference. You can access this field by using the variable,