Barracuda Spam and Virus Firewall

Version 3

    This template assesses the overall performance of Barracuda Spam and Virus Firewall by using SNMP protocol.


    Prerequisites: SNMP enabled on the Barracuda Spam and Virus Firewall server.

    Credentials: None (uses the SNMP public string assigned to the node).


    Monitored Components

    Inbound Queue

    This monitor returns the number of messages waiting to be processed by the Barracuda Spam & Virus Firewall.

     

    Outbound Queue

    This monitor returns the number of messages waiting to be sent to the mail server. Note that alerts and notifications are queued separately from outbound email.

     

    Deferred Queue

    This monitor returns the number of messages deferred because they could not be processed, and will be requeued for processing.

     

    Average Email Latency

    This monitor returns the difference between the time a message was received by the Barracuda Spam & Virus Firewall and the time it is sent to the mail server.

     

    Notification Queue

    This monitor returns number of messages in the notification queue.

     

    Inbound: Blocked

    This monitor returns the total number of inbound messages blocked since last system reset.

    Note: This component has Count statistic as difference enabled. It will return the difference between two polling intervals.

     

    Inbound: Blocked (Viruses)

    This monitor returns the total number of inbound messages blocked due to viruses since last system reset.

    Note: This component has Count statistic as difference enabled. It will return the difference between two polling intervals.

     

    Inbound: Deferred (Rate Control)

    This monitor returns the total number of inbound messages deferred due to Rate Control since last system reset.

    Note: This component has Count statistic as difference enabled. It will return the difference between two polling intervals.

     

    Inbound: Quarantined

    This monitor returns the total number of inbound messages quarantined since last system reset.

    Note: This component has Count statistic as difference enabled. It will return the difference between two polling intervals.

     

    Inbound: Tagged

    This monitor returns the total number of inbound messages tagged since last system reset.

    Note: This component has Count statistic as difference enabled. It will return the difference between two polling intervals.

     

    Inbound: Allowed

    This monitor returns the total number of allowed inbound messages.

    Note: This component has Count statistic as difference enabled. It will return the difference between two polling intervals.

     

    Outbound: Blocked (Policy)

    This monitor returns the total number of outbound messages blocked due to policy since last system reset.

    Note: This component has Count statistic as difference enabled. It will return the difference between two polling intervals.

     

    Outbound: Blocked (Spam)

    This monitor returns the total number of outbound messages blocked due to spam since last system reset.

    Note: This component has Count statistic as difference enabled. It will return the difference between two polling intervals.

     

    Outbound: Blocked (Viruses)

    This monitor returns the total number of outbound messages blocked due to viruses  since last system reset.

    Note: This component has Count statistic as difference enabled. It will return the difference between two polling intervals.

     

    Outbound: Deferred (Rate Control)

    This monitor returns the total number of outbound messages deferred due to Rate Control since last system reset.

    Note: This component has Count statistic as difference enabled. It will return the difference between two polling intervals.

     

    Outbound: Quarantined

    This monitor returns the total number of outbound messages quarantined since last system reset.

    Note: This component has Count statistic as difference enabled. It will return the difference between two polling intervals.

     

    Encrypted

    This monitor returns the number of messages sent to the Barracuda Message Center for encryption and delivery since last system reset.

    Note: This component has Count statistic as difference enabled. It will return the difference between two polling intervals.

     

    Redirected

    This monitor returns the number of messages redirected to another mail server since last system reset.

    Note: This component has Count statistic as difference enabled. It will return the difference between two polling intervals.

     

    Delivered

    This monitor returns the number of outbound messages delivered to the intended recipient, without modification, since last system reset.

    Note: This component has Count statistic as difference enabled. It will return the difference between two polling intervals.

     

    Portions of this document is based on the following: http://techlib.barracuda.com/display/BSFv51/How+to+Use+SNMP+Monitoring.

    Last updated 6/27/2014