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SMTP Server Object

Updated: March 28, 2003

Applies To: Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows Server 2003 with SP1, Windows Server 2003 with SP2

The SMTP Server performance object consists of counters that describe the activity of the Exchange NTFS store driver, which is responsible for storing queued messages that are being processed by the Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP) service.

 

Counter Name Description Counter Type

% Recipients Local

Shows the percentage of recipients that were delivered locally.

PERF_RAW_FRACTION

% Recipients Remote

Shows the percentage of recipients that were delivered remotely.

PERF_RAW_FRACTION

Avg Recipients/msg Received

Shows the average number of recipients per inbound message received.

PERF_RAW_FRACTION

Avg Recipients/msg Sent

Shows the average number of recipients per outbound message sent.

PERF_RAW_FRACTION

Avg Retries/msg Delivered

Shows the average number of retries per local delivery.

PERF_RAW_FRACTION

Avg Retries/msg Sent

Shows the average number of retries per outbound message sent.

PERF_RAW_FRACTION

Badmailed Messages (Bad Pickup File)

Shows the number of malformed pickup messages sent to the badmail directory, which is a directory used to save messages that cannot be handled. These are usually non-delivery reports (NDRs) generated in response to NDRs.

PERF_COUNTER_RAWCOUNT

Badmailed Messages (General Failure)

Shows the number of messages sent to badmail for reasons not associated with a specific counter.

PERF_COUNTER_RAWCOUNT

Badmailed Messages (Hop Count Exceeded)

Shows the number of messages sent to badmail because they exceeded the maximum hop count.

PERF_COUNTER_RAWCOUNT

Badmailed Messages (NDR of DSN)

Shows the number of Delivery Status Notifications (DSN) sent to badmail because a message could not be delivered. If a message is undeliverable, it is returned to the sender with an NDR.

PERF_COUNTER_RAWCOUNT

Badmailed Messages (No Recipients)

Shows the number of messages sent to badmail because they had no recipients.

PERF_COUNTER_RAWCOUNT

Badmailed Messages (Triggered via Event)

Shows the number of messages sent to badmail at the request of a server event sink. The server events mechanism is used by SMTP to notify event sinks when specific events occur.

PERF_COUNTER_RAWCOUNT

Bytes Received Total

Shows the total number of bytes received by the server.

PERF_COUNTER_LARGE_RAWCOUNT

Bytes Received/sec

Shows the rate, in incidents per second, at which bytes were received by the server.

PERF_COUNTER_BULK_COUNT

Bytes Sent Total

Shows the total number of bytes sent by the server.

PERF_COUNTER_LARGE_RAWCOUNT

Bytes Sent/sec

Shows the rate, in incidents per second, at which bytes were sent by the server.

PERF_COUNTER_BULK_COUNT

Bytes Total

Shows the total number of bytes sent and received by the server.

PERF_COUNTER_LARGE_RAWCOUNT

Bytes Total/sec

Shows the rate, in incidents per second, at which bytes were sent and received by the server.

PERF_COUNTER_BULK_COUNT

Cat: Address Lookup Completions

Shows the number of address lookup completions processed by the server.

PERF_COUNTER_RAWCOUNT

Cat: Address Lookup Completions/sec

Shows the rate, in incidents per second, at which address lookup completions were processed by the server.

PERF_COUNTER_COUNTER

Cat: Address Lookups

Shows the number of Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) Directory lookups for individual addresses by the server.

PERF_COUNTER_RAWCOUNT

Cat: Address Lookups Not Found

Shows the number of address lookups that did not find any LDAP Directory object.

PERF_COUNTER_RAWCOUNT

Cat: Address Lookups/sec

Shows the rate, in incidents per second, at which address lookups were dispatched to the LDAP Directory.

PERF_COUNTER_COUNTER

Cat: Categorizations Completed

Shows the total number of messages to the categorizer that have completed categorization. Categorizing means looking up sender and recipient properties in the directory service, including doing distribution list expansion.

PERF_COUNTER_RAWCOUNT

Cat: Categorizations Completed Successfully

Shows the number of categorizations that were completed without any errors.

PERF_COUNTER_RAWCOUNT

Cat: Categorizations Completed/sec

Shows the rate, in incidents per second, at which messages submitted to categorizer were completed.

PERF_COUNTER_COUNTER

Cat: Categorizations Failed (DS Connection Failure)

Shows the number of categorizations that failed due to an LDAP Directory connection failure.

PERF_COUNTER_RAWCOUNT

Cat: Categorizations Failed (DS Logon Failure)

Shows the number of categorizations that failed due to an LDAP Directory logon failure.

PERF_COUNTER_RAWCOUNT

Cat: Categorizations Failed (Non-Retryable Error)

Shows the number of categorizations that failed with a hard error (one which doesn't allow attempts to retry the operation).

PERF_COUNTER_RAWCOUNT

Cat: Categorizations Failed (Out Of Memory)

Shows the number of categorizations that failed due to lack of available memory.

PERF_COUNTER_RAWCOUNT

Cat: Categorizations Failed (Retryable Error)

Shows the number of categorizations that failed with a error that allowed an attempt to retry the operation.

PERF_COUNTER_RAWCOUNT

Cat: Categorizations Failed (Sink Retryable Error)

Shows the number of categorizations that failed with a generic error that allowed an attempt to retry the operation.

PERF_COUNTER_RAWCOUNT

Cat: Categorizations In Progress

Shows the number of categorizations in progress.

PERF_COUNTER_RAWCOUNT

Cat: LDAP Bind Failures

Shows the total number of LDAP bind failures.

PERF_COUNTER_RAWCOUNT

Cat: LDAP Binds

Shows the total number of successful LDAP binds, also known as bind authentications, that were performed.

PERF_COUNTER_RAWCOUNT

Cat: LDAP Connection Failures

Shows the total number of connection failures encountered for LDAP servers.

PERF_COUNTER_RAWCOUNT

Cat: LDAP Connections

Shows the total number of LDAP connections opened since the computer was last started.

PERF_COUNTER_RAWCOUNT

Cat: LDAP Connections Currently Open

Shows the number of LDAP connections currently open.

PERF_COUNTER_RAWCOUNT

Cat: LDAP General Completion Failures

Shows the number of LDAP completions with a generic failure.

PERF_COUNTER_RAWCOUNT

Cat: LDAP Paged Search Completion Failures

Shows the number of LDAP paged searches that completed with a failure.

PERF_COUNTER_RAWCOUNT

Cat: LDAP Paged Search Failures

Shows the number of failures to dispatch an asynchronous paged LDAP search.

PERF_COUNTER_RAWCOUNT

Cat: LDAP Paged Searches

Shows the number of LDAP paged searches that were successfully dispatched.

PERF_COUNTER_RAWCOUNT

Cat: LDAP Paged Searches Completed

Shows the number of paged LDAP completions processed.

PERF_COUNTER_RAWCOUNT

Cat: LDAP Search Completion Failures

Shows the number of LDAP searches that completed with a failure.

PERF_COUNTER_RAWCOUNT

Cat: LDAP Search Failures

Shows the number of failures to dispatch an asynchronous LDAP search.

PERF_COUNTER_RAWCOUNT

Cat: LDAP Searches

Shows the number of LDAP searches that were successfully dispatched.

PERF_COUNTER_RAWCOUNT

Cat: LDAP Searches Abandoned

Shows the umber of LDAP searches that were abandoned.

PERF_COUNTER_RAWCOUNT

Cat: LDAP Searches Completed

Shows the number of LDAP search completions that were processed.

PERF_COUNTER_RAWCOUNT

Cat: LDAP Searches Completed/sec

Shows the rate, in incidents per second, at which LDAP search completions were processed.

PERF_COUNTER_COUNTER

Cat: LDAP Searches Pending Completion

Shows the number of LDAP searches that were pending asynchronous completion.

PERF_COUNTER_RAWCOUNT

Cat: LDAP Searches/sec

Shows the rate, in incidents per second, at which number LDAP searches were successfully dispatched.

PERF_COUNTER_COUNTER

Cat: Mailmsg Duplicate Collisions

Shows the number of times that a duplicate recipient address was detected by either mailmsg or the categorizer.

PERF_COUNTER_RAWCOUNT

Cat: Messages Aborted

Shows the number of messages that were marked to be aborted by the categorizer.

PERF_COUNTER_RAWCOUNT

Cat: Messages Bifurcated

Shows the number of new messages that were created by the categorizer (bifurcation).

PERF_COUNTER_RAWCOUNT

Cat: Messages Categorized

Shows the number of messages that the categorizer has submitted to queuing.

PERF_COUNTER_RAWCOUNT

Cat: Messages Submitted

Shows the total number of messages that were submitted to the categorizer.

PERF_COUNTER_RAWCOUNT

Cat: Messages Submitted/sec

Shows the rate, in incidents per second, at which messages were submitted to the categorizer.

PERF_COUNTER_COUNTER

Cat: Recipients After Categorization

Shows the number of mail message recipients that were submitted from the categorizer to queuing.

PERF_COUNTER_RAWCOUNT

Cat: Recipients Before Categorization

Shows the number of mail message recipients that were submitted to the categorizer.

PERF_COUNTER_RAWCOUNT

Cat: Recipients In Categorization

Shows the number of recipients that the categorizer was currently processing.

PERF_COUNTER_RAWCOUNT

Cat: Recipients NDRd (Ambiguous Address)

Shows the number of recipients with addresses that match multiple LDAP Directory objects.

PERF_COUNTER_RAWCOUNT

Cat: Recipients NDRd (Forwarding Loop)

Shows the number of recipients that received an NDR from the categorizer due to forwarding loop detection.

PERF_COUNTER_RAWCOUNT

Cat: Recipients NDRd (Illegal Address)

Shows the number of recipients that received an NDR from the categorizer due to illegal addresses.

PERF_COUNTER_RAWCOUNT

Cat: Recipients NDRd (Sink Recip Errors)

Shows the number of recipients that received an NDR from the categorizer due to generic recipient failure.

PERF_COUNTER_RAWCOUNT

Cat: Recipients NDRd (Unresolved)

Shows the number of unresolved recipients (local addresses not found).

PERF_COUNTER_RAWCOUNT

Cat: Recipients NDRd by Categorizer

Shows the number of recipients set to receive an NDR from the categorizer.

PERF_COUNTER_RAWCOUNT

Cat: Senders Unresolved

Shows the number of senders that were not found in the LDAP Directory.

PERF_COUNTER_RAWCOUNT

Cat: Senders With Ambiguous Addresses

Shows the number of senders with addresses that match multiple LDAP Directory objects.

PERF_COUNTER_RAWCOUNT

Categorizer Queue Length

Shows the number of messages in the categorizer queue waiting to be categorized.

PERF_COUNTER_RAWCOUNT

Connection Errors/sec

Shows the rate, in incidents per second, at which connection errors occurred.

PERF_COUNTER_COUNTER

Current Messages In Local Delivery

Shows the number of messages that were currently being processed by a server event sink for local delivery.

PERF_COUNTER_RAWCOUNT

Directory Drops Total

Shows the total number of messages placed in a drop directory.

PERF_COUNTER_RAWCOUNT

Directory Drops/sec

Shows the rate, in incidents per second, at which messages were placed in a drop directory.

PERF_COUNTER_COUNTER

DNS Queries Total

Shows the total number of DNS lookups.

PERF_COUNTER_RAWCOUNT

DNS Queries/sec

Shows the rate, in incidents per second, of DNS lookups.

PERF_COUNTER_COUNTER

ETRN Messages Total

Shows the total number of extended turn (ETRN) messages received by the server.

PERF_COUNTER_RAWCOUNT

ETRN Messages/sec

Shows the rate, in incidents per second, of ETRN messages.

PERF_COUNTER_COUNTER

Inbound Connections Current

Shows the total number of connections that were currently inbound.

PERF_COUNTER_RAWCOUNT

Inbound Connections Total

Shows the total number of inbound connections received.

PERF_COUNTER_RAWCOUNT

Local Queue Length

Shows the number of messages in the local queue.

PERF_COUNTER_RAWCOUNT

Local Retry Queue Length

Shows the number of messages in the local retry queue.

PERF_COUNTER_RAWCOUNT

Message Bytes Received Total

Shows the total number of bytes received in messages.

PERF_COUNTER_LARGE_RAWCOUNT

Message Bytes Received/sec

Shows the rate, in incidents per second, at which bytes were received in messages.

PERF_COUNTER_BULK_COUNT

Message Bytes Sent Total

Shows the total number of bytes sent in messages.

PERF_COUNTER_LARGE_RAWCOUNT

Message Bytes Sent/sec

Shows the rate, in incidents per second, at which bytes were sent in messages.

PERF_COUNTER_BULK_COUNT

Message Bytes Total

Shows the total number of bytes sent and received in messages.

PERF_COUNTER_LARGE_RAWCOUNT

Message Bytes Total/sec

Shows the rate, in incidents per second, at which bytes were sent and received in messages.

PERF_COUNTER_BULK_COUNT

Message Delivery Retries

Shows the total number of local deliveries that were retried.

PERF_COUNTER_RAWCOUNT

Message Received/sec

Shows the rate, in incidents per second, at which inbound messages were being received.

PERF_COUNTER_COUNTER

Message Send Retries

Shows the total number of outbound message sends that were retried.

PERF_COUNTER_RAWCOUNT

Messages Currently Undeliverable

Shows the number of messages that were reported as currently undeliverable by routing.

PERF_COUNTER_RAWCOUNT

Messages Delivered Total

Shows the total number of messages that were delivered to local mailboxes.

PERF_COUNTER_RAWCOUNT

Messages Delivered/sec

Shows the rate, in incidents per second, at which messages were delivered to local mailboxes.

PERF_COUNTER_COUNTER

Messages Pending Routing

Shows the number of messages that were categorized but not routed.

PERF_COUNTER_RAWCOUNT

Messages Received Total

Shows the total number of inbound messages that were accepted.

PERF_COUNTER_RAWCOUNT

Messages Refused for Address Objects

Shows the total number of messages that were refused due to no address objects.

PERF_COUNTER_RAWCOUNT

Messages Refused for Mail Objects

Shows the total number of messages that were refused due to no mail objects.

PERF_COUNTER_RAWCOUNT

Messages Refused for Size

Shows the total number of messages that were rejected because they were too big.

PERF_COUNTER_RAWCOUNT

Messages Sent Total

Shows the total number of outbound messages that were sent.

PERF_COUNTER_RAWCOUNT

Messages Sent/sec

Shows the rate, in incidents per second, at which outbound messages were sent.

PERF_COUNTER_COUNTER

NDRs Generated

Shows the number of NDRs that were generated.

PERF_COUNTER_RAWCOUNT

Number of MailFiles Open

Shows the number of handles to open mail files.

PERF_COUNTER_RAWCOUNT

Number of QueueFiles Open

Shows the number of handles to open queue files.

PERF_COUNTER_RAWCOUNT

Outbound Connections Current

Shows the number of connections that were currently outbound.

PERF_COUNTER_RAWCOUNT

Outbound Connections Refused

Shows the number of outbound connection attempts that were refused by remote sites.

PERF_COUNTER_RAWCOUNT

Outbound Connections Total

Shows the total number of outbound connections that were attempted.

PERF_COUNTER_RAWCOUNT

Pickup Directory Messages Retrieved Total

Shows the total number of messages that were retrieved from the mail pick-up directory.

PERF_COUNTER_RAWCOUNT

Pickup Directory Messages Retrieved/sec

Shows the rate, in incidents per second, at which messages were retrieved from the mail pick-up directory.

PERF_COUNTER_COUNTER

Remote Queue Length

Shows the number of messages that were in the remote queue.

PERF_COUNTER_RAWCOUNT

Remote Retry Queue Length

Shows the number of messages that were in the retry queue for remote delivery.

PERF_COUNTER_RAWCOUNT

Routing Table Lookups Total

Shows the total number of routing table lookups.

PERF_COUNTER_RAWCOUNT

Routing Table Lookups/sec

Shows the rate, in incidents per second, of routing table lookups.

PERF_COUNTER_COUNTER

Total Connection Errors

Shows the total number of connection errors.

PERF_COUNTER_RAWCOUNT

Total DSN Failures

Shows the total number of failed DSN generation attempts.

PERF_COUNTER_RAWCOUNT

Total messages submitted

Shows the total number of messages submitted to queuing for delivery.

PERF_COUNTER_RAWCOUNT

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