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Generic Mail Server

This template tests the ability of a mail server to accept incoming SMTP, NNTP, POP3, and IMAP4 connections and respond with the correct codes.

Prerequisites

None.

Credentials

None.

Monitored Components

For details on monitors, see SAM Component Monitor Types.

SMTP Monitor

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

NNTP Monitor

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

POP3 Monitor

This component monitor tests the ability of a POP3 server to accept incoming connections and respond with the correct code.

The monitor uses the following ports when used with a Microsoft Exchange mail server:

  • 102 X.400 MTA
  • 110 POP3
  • 119 NNTP
  • 143 IMAP4
  • 389 LDAP
  • 563 POP3 over SSL.
  • 636 LDAP over SSL.
  • 993 IMAP4 over SSL.
  • 995 POP3 over SSL.

IMPA4 Monitor

This component monitor tests the ability of an IMAP4 server to accept incoming connections and respond with the correct code.