Microsoft Exchange Scout
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Microsoft Exchange Scout

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The Microsoft Exchange Scout tests the connectivity to Microsoft's web-based Exchange server.

The following connectivity tests are preconfigured for the Exchange Scout:

  • smtp.office365.com over TCP port 25 and 587
  • outlook.office365.com over TCP ports 993 and 995
  • autodiscover.office.com
  • attachments.office.com

Create a Microsoft Exchange Scout

  1. In the Scoutbees top bar, click Create Scout to open the Add New Scout window.

  2. From the Applications tab, select Microsoft Exchange Online as the Scout Type.

  3. Select the locations (Hives) from which you want to test the Exchange server.

  4. Enter a Name for the Scout.

  5. Select how often you want the Scout to test the Exchange server with the Run Every slider.

  6. Click Next: Alert Policy to set up alerts and notifications on the Scout before saving it. For more information, visit Alert Policies.

Run the First Tests

After configuring the Scout, wait for the first test results. In the Scout overview, the following five dashboards for each test are displayed:

ScoutTestResults(1)

Status Success indicates a successful test. As you can see, we received responses to all four pings with an average response time of 2.38 milliseconds.

ScoutTestResultsDetails

Status Failure indicates a failed test. Our last ping attempt timed out. If only one of the pings runs into a timeout, the entire test is considered a failure.

ScoutTestResultDetailsFailure


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