Qmail Messages Test

This test returns message-centric performance metrics.

Target of the test : A Qmail server

Agent deploying the test : An internal agent

Outputs of the test : One set of results for every Qmail server being monitored.

Configurable parameters for the test
Parameter Description

Test period

How often should the test be executed.


The host on which the Qmail server is executing.


The port at which the Qmail server listens.


This test parses the qmail log files to extract the required measures. Therefore, in the LogDir text box here, specify the complete path to the qmail log directory, which stores the log files. For example, /var/log/qmail.

Measurements made by the test
Measurement Description Measurement Unit Interpretation

Messages transferred

The number of messages transferred.



Data transferred

Data transferred by the mail server during the last measurement period.



Bounce messages

The number of bounced messages.



Thrown away messages

The number of messages that were discarded because they bounced thrice.



Transfer rate

The rate at which bytes were transferred.