Monitor your Postfix with New Relic infrastructure agent and Flex configuration. Get real-time insights into email delivery and performance, including message flows, queue sizes, per-day traffic summaries, per-hour traffic records, and server load.

What's included?

Postfix quickstart contains 1 dashboard. These interactive visualizations let you easily explore your data, understand context, and resolve problems faster.
Postfix observability quickstart contains 3 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.
Postfix Service Down
This alert is triggered when the Postfix service is down.
SMTP Authentication Fails
This alert is triggered when SMTP authentication fails exceed 5.
Bounced Emails
This alert is triggered when bounced emails exceed 5.
Postfix observability quickstart contains 1 documentation reference. This is how you'll get your data into New Relic.

Postfix queue performance monitoring

Postfix monitoring involves tracking and analyzing metrics related to the performance, health, and security of a Postfix mail server. This includes monitoring the mail queue, message traffic, error logs, and security. It can also be used to set up dashboards and alerts for monitoring Postfix metrics in real-time. Proper monitoring of Postfix can ensure the smooth operation and security of the mail server.

What should you look for in a Postfix dashboard?

Postfix monitoring dashboards provide real-time statistics on mail queues, message traffic, resource utilization, error logs, and security.

What’s included in the Postfix quickstart?

Install this quickstart to install preconfigured observability solutions:

  • A number of high-value alerts are available, including whenever the Postfix service is down, connections are lost, or connections time out.
  • Informative dashboards (email delivery process, number of messages bounced and deferred, number of incoming connections, 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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