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SCE Exchange 2003 Management Pack missing SMTP Server Queue Performance data RRS feed

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  • Hi,

     

    The self-tuning threshold rules can help you monitor the queue length. For example, the following question, which I quote the Exchange Server 2003 Management Pack Guide for Operations Manager 2007, should be helpful for this scenario:


    Are My Message Queues Within the Normal Range?

     

    The Exchange Server 2003 Management Pack provides numerous Windows NT Performance-based self-tuning threshold rules to help you monitor the availability and performance of your Exchange environment. In Operations Manager 2007, a self-tuning threshold monitor uses a learning process to determine the normal values for a specified performance counter object and sets the threshold levels based on the learned values.

     

    Exchange queues are monitored by Operations Manager 2007 by using self-tuning thresholds. The SMTP Local Queue, for example, is monitored for a week to establish the baseline, during which time alerts are not raised. After the learning period, if a counter is outside the baseline an alert is raised.


    A baseline can be reset by using overrides to disable and then enable the monitor. For more information about self-tuning thresholds, see "Self-Tuning Threshold Monitors in Operations Manager 2007" in the Operations Manager 2007 Help.


    Self-Tuning Threshold Monitors in System Center Essentials
    http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb422891.aspx


    How to Create a Self-Tuning Monitor in System Center Essentials
    http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb437244.aspx


    For more information about the Management Packs, you can download the MP guide from the links below:

     

    Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 Management Pack
    http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=1A83E112-8677-4E03-83C3-F1B7EBFC3A4B&displaylang=en

     

    Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 Management Pack
    http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=9FF454F4-6D34-4FB9-9E0B-F5B68C6EDC4F&displaylang=en


    Thanks.

     

    Monday, August 25, 2008 3:23 AM