POP3 User Experience Monitor
This SAM component monitor tests an email round trip from your SMTP mail server to your POP3 mail server and measures the time it takes to complete the trip. This response time is measured in milliseconds.
This component monitor does not compute a statistic.
A default description of the monitor. You can override the default description by adding to or replacing the text, which is automatically saved. The variable to access this field is
Changing the default description to specify what will be monitored can be helpful when receiving alerts and notifications later.
Determines whether the component is enabled. Disabling the component leaves it in the application in a deactivated state not influencing either SolarWinds SAM application availability or status.
Credential for Monitoring
Select a credential that has sufficient access rights to retrieve email from the POP3 server. Click a credential in the list, or use the <Inherit credential from node> option. If the credential you need is not in the credentials list, add it in the Credentials Library. See Understand the Credentials Library for details.
Send Email From
Specify the From address of the test email message.
Send Email To
Specify the recipient of the test email message. The recipient should have a mailbox on the POP3 server you are monitoring.
The port number used for POP3 sessions. The default value is 110. For Secure POP3 (SSL-POP) use port 995.
Select an encryption protocol to connect to POP3 servers that support SSL or TLS encryption.
Specify the SMTP server that sends the test email message.
The port number used for SMTP sessions. The default value is 25.
Use Credentials for SMTP
Select this check box to use the username and password from Credentials for Monitoring to connect to SMTP servers that support or require authentication.
Select an encryption protocol to connect to SMTP servers that support SSL or TLS encryption.
Response Time Threshold
Set the warning or critical threshold conditions based on the response time. The response time is the time in milliseconds it takes SolarWinds SAM to determine that a component is not Down and to retrieve any statistical data. See Application Monitor Thresholds.
Add notes for easy reference. You can access this field by using the variable,