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).