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Monitor your Sendmail with New Relic infrastructure agent and Flex configuration. Get real-time insights into email delivery and performance, including message status, mail logs, errors and warnings, and sender and recipient details.

What's included?

Sendmail quickstart contains 1 dashboard. These interactive visualizations let you easily explore your data, understand context, and resolve problems faster.
Sendmail observability quickstart contains 4 alerts. These alerts detect changes in key performance metrics. Integrate these alerts with your favorite tools (like Slack, PagerDuty, etc.) and New Relic will let you know when something needs your attention.
Message Undelivered (%)
This alert is triggered when 5 percent or more of messages are undelivered.
High Memory (%)
This alert is triggered when memory usage exceeds 95% for 5 minutes.
Sendmail Service Status
This alert is triggered when the Sendmail service is down.
Total Errors Logged
This alert is triggered when the number of logged errors exceeds 2.
Sendmail observability quickstart contains 1 documentation reference. This is how you'll get your data into New Relic.

Sendmail performance monitoring

Sendmail performance monitoring involves monitoring the efficiency and effectiveness of the message delivery in Sendmail and identifying any issues or bottlenecks that may affect email delivery on time. Effective Sendmail performance monitoring ensures that the email system operates smoothly, messages are processed efficiently, and potential issues are promptly identified and addressed, leading to reliable and timely delivery of email messages.

What should you look for in a Sendmail dashboard?

There are several important factors and indicators that must be taken seriously when assessing a Sendmail dashboard. These incorporate backlog analysis, delivery success rate, error tracking, and message processing.

What’s included in the Sendmail quickstart?

Install this quickstart to get preconfigured observability solutions:

  • A number of high-value alerts are available, including total errors logged, message not accepted for delivery (%), Sendmail service down, and high memory (%).
  • Informative dashboards (number of messages sent, failed, and deferred, number of senders and recipients, connection time out and more).

How to use this quickstart

  • Sign Up for a free New Relic account or Log In to your existing account.
  • Click the install button.
  • Install the quickstart to get started or improve how you monitor your environment. They're filled with pre-built resources like dashboards, instrumentation, and alerts.
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