Documentation forServer & Application Monitor

Barracuda Spam and Virus Firewall

This SAM application monitor template assesses the overall performance of Barracuda Spam and Virus Firewall by using SNMP protocol.

Prerequisites

SNMP enabled on the Barracuda Spam and Virus Firewall server.

Credentials

None. SAM uses the SNMP public string assigned to the node.

Component monitors

Inbound Queue

The number of messages waiting to be processed by the Barracuda Spam & Virus Firewall.

Outbound Queue

The number of messages waiting to be sent to the mail server. Note that alerts and notifications are queued separately from outbound email.

Deferred Queue

The number of messages deferred because they could not be processed, and will be requeued for processing.

Average Email Latency

The difference between the time a message was received by the Barracuda Spam & Virus Firewall and the time it is sent to the mail server.

Notification Queue

Returns number of messages in the notification queue.

For the following component monitors, the "Count statistic as difference" option is enabled by default, to return the difference between two polling intervals.

Inbound: Blocked

The total number of inbound messages blocked since last system reset.

Inbound: Blocked (Viruses)

The total number of inbound messages blocked due to viruses since last system reset.

Inbound: Deferred (Rate Control)

The total number of inbound messages deferred due to Rate Control since last system reset.

Inbound: Quarantined

The total number of inbound messages quarantined since last system reset.

Inbound: Tagged

The total number of inbound messages tagged since last system reset.

Inbound: Allowed

The total number of allowed inbound messages.

Outbound: Blocked (Policy)

The total number of outbound messages blocked due to policy since last system reset.

Outbound: Blocked (Spam)

The total number of outbound messages blocked due to spam since last system reset.

Outbound: Blocked (Viruses)

The total number of outbound messages blocked due to viruses since last system reset.

Outbound: Deferred (Rate Control)

The total number of outbound messages deferred due to Rate Control since last system reset.

Outbound: Quarantined

The total number of outbound messages quarantined since last system reset.

Encrypted

The number of messages sent to the Barracuda Message Center for encryption and delivery since last system reset.

Redirected

The number of messages redirected to another mail server since last system reset.

Delivered

The number of outbound messages delivered to the intended recipient, without modification, since last system reset.