Exchange RPC HTTP Test

This test assists you in assessing the load and issues with the RPC/HTTP Proxy component.

Target of the test : An Exchange 2007/2010 server

Agent deploying the test : An internal agent

Outputs of the test : One set of results for the Exchange 2007/2010 server being monitored.

Configurable parameters for the test
Parameters Description

Test Period

How often should the test be executed.


Indicates the IP address of the Client Access server.


The port number of the client access server. By default, this is 110.

Measurements made by the test
Measurement Description Measurement Unit Interpretation

Current incoming RPCs

Indicates the number of front-end HTTP connections.


This measure serves as a good indicator of the load imposed by the user.

Current unique users

Indicates the number of unique users currently connected to a back-end server via RPC/HTTP.


This measure serves as a good indicator of level of user load.

RPC/HTTP requests

Indicates the rate of RPC/HTTP request send to the back-end server


This measure indicates the current Outlook Anywhere load.

Failed backend connections

Indicates the rate at which the RPC proxy attempts are occurring but fail to establish a connection to a back-end server.


Ideally, this value should be 0.