Configuration parameters for reachability
In the Advanced Configuration Properties tab of the Agent Configuration window, you can configure the parameters that are related to reachability, such as target email address and reachability interval.
The following table contains detailed descriptions of the configuration settings in the Advanced Configuration Properties tab.
Table 1. Names and descriptions of configuration settings in the Advanced Configuration Properties tab
|Parameter name||Description||Mandatory field|
|Enable Mailbox Reachability Monitoring||Select this check box if you want the agent to capture the reachability metrics data.||Not applicable|
|Target Email Address||An email address to verify reachability. Separate multiple email addresses with a semicolon (;).
Restriction: The total number of characters in this field must not exceed 1023.
|Yes, if this field is enabled.|
|Email Transmission Interval (seconds)||The waiting time (in seconds) of the Exchange Server agent between sending emails.||Yes, if this field is enabled.|
|Email Transmission Timeout (seconds)||The interval (in seconds) for which the agent waits for a response to the email that was sent to test whether the Mailbox Server is reachable.||No|
|Enable Mailbox Detail Monitoring||Select this check box to collect data for the mailbox detail metrics.||Not applicable|
|Mailbox Detail Collection Start time||The time (in hh:mm:ss format) when mailbox detail metrics are collected.||No|
|Mailbox Detail Collection Interval (seconds)||The interval (in seconds) between collections of mailbox detail metrics.||No|
|Event Logs Collection Time (minutes)||The duration (in minutes) for which the agent collects event records.||No|
|Maximum Number of Events||The maximum count up to which event records are collected. The collection of event records stops when the number of collected event records exceeds the maximum count.||No|
|Collection Interval (seconds)||The interval (in seconds) between the agent cycles.||No|
|Exchange Topology Interval (seconds)||The interval (in seconds) between collections of topology detail information.||No|
|Message Tracking Collection Interval (hours)||The interval (in hours) for which the message tracking logs are collected.
Restriction: The interval value must be in the range 1 - 12. If you specify the interval value that is greater than 12, the value is saved as 12. If you enter an invalid value that contains alphabets or special characters, the value is saved as 0, which indicates that the message tracking collection is disabled.
This field is disabled if any of the following conditions is true:
The Mailbox Server role or the Hub Transport role is not installed on the Exchange Server.
The message tracking feature is disabled on the Exchange Server.