Add SMTP monitors on zabbix

As part of my series of setting up monitors on zabbix, I will share some of the counters I have configured on my zabbix server to monitor the SMTP servers. As I had earlier shown in previous post the importance of creating Templates to group items per servers or functions, I will only show screenshots of some SMTP counters. 1. First create a template for SMTP Servers 2. Create Application to capture the KPI’s to monitor 3.

Install and Configure SMTP relay service on Windows Server 2008

There are 3 or more ways that can be followed to successfully install SMTP service on Windows Server 2008 R2. Most administrators use the ‘Server Manager’ GUI to achieve this. In addition to the GUI, you can also use the ‘servermanagercmd’ commandlet or Windows PowerShell to accomplish same task. For the purpose of this post I will install SMTP service using PowerShell. 1. Installing SMTP Components and Features – Click on Start → All Programs → Accessories → Windows PowerShell → Right-click on Windows PowerShell → click on Run as administrator – Enter the following command ‘powershell.