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Set up the MAPI User Experience Monitor in ipMonitor with multiple Exchange servers

Updated September 26, 2018

Overview

This article describes how to use the Messaging Application Programming Interface (MAPI) User Experience Monitor with multiple email servers running Microsoft Exchange Server. This monitor simulates a round-trip email and measures the time required for a series of transactions to occur.

Environment

All ipMonitor versions

Details

Create a credential that points to the domain account that corresponds with your targeted mailbox.  MAPI uses the default mail profile setup within the account. The credentials you provide must be accounts that are members of the same domain as the ipMonitor system.

  1. Create a Test1 domain account with a mail box on the first Exchange server (Exchange1). 
  2. Create a Test2 domain account with a mail box on the second Exchange server (Exchange2). 
  3. Log in to ipMonitor as the Test1 domain account.
  4. Set up a mail profile in Outlook to send and retrieve email.
  5. Logout of ipMonitor..
  6. Log in to the ipMonitor system with the Test2 domain account.
  7. Set up a mail profile in Outlook to send and retrieve email. 
  8. Configure Monitor 1 to use the credential for the Test1 domain account.
  9. Enter TO email address for the Test1 account.
  10. Configure Monitor 2 to use the credential for the Test2 domain account.
  11. Enter TO email address for Test 2 account.
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