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NNTP Monitor

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Applications Monitored:

NNTP (Network News Transfer Protocol)

NNTP Monitor ZenPack

NNTPMonitor monitors the response time of an NNTP server in milliseconds.


This ZenPack is part of Zenoss Core. Open Source users receive community support for this ZenPack via our online forums. Enterprise support for this ZenPack is provided to Zenoss customers with an active subscription.


The ZenPacks.zenoss.NNTPMonitor ZenPack monitors the response time of Network News Transfer Protocol (NNTP) servers.

The response time unit of measurement is milliseconds.


Prerequisite Restriction
Product Zenoss platform 4.x, Zenoss 2.2 or higher
Required ZenPacks ZenPacks.zenoss.NNTPMonitor

Enable Monitoring

To enable monitoring for a device:

  1. Select Infrastructure from the navigation bar.

  2. Click the device name in the device list. The device overview page appears.

  3. Expand Monitoring Templates, and then select Device from the left panel.

  4. Select Bind Templates from the Action menu. The Bind Templates dialog appears.

  5. Add the NNTPMonitor template to the list of selected templates, and then click Submit. The NNTPMonitor template is added to the list of monitoring templates.

  6. Select the template and change options as needed.

  7. Validate your configuration by running zencommand and observing that the check_nntp or check_nntps command correctly connects to your NNTP server:

    zencommand run -v10 -d yourdevicenamehere


Type Name
Performance Collector zencommand