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ews_response probe shows NULL values

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Article ID: 111915

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Products

DX Unified Infrastructure Management (Nimsoft / UIM)

Issue/Introduction

ews_response probe is setup, but when reviewing in UMP, we're not seeing any data displayed. The raw data shows NULL values recorded for each data point.

Environment

ews_response 2.04

Cause

Monitored mailbox is full.  As the probe tests the response time by sending/receiving email, it is unable to collect measurements.

Resolution

You can configure the ews_response probe to delete all items in the sent items folder to free up some space.  This is documented here:
https://docops.ca.com/ca-unified-infrastructure-management-probes/ga/en/alphabetical-probe-articles/ews_response-microsoft-exchange-server-response-monitoring/ews_response-advanced-configuration#ews_responseAdvancedConfiguration-(Fromews_response2.04)DeleteTestEmailsfromSentItems

Also, you should review the mailbox settings for size and retention of email to ensure that the inbox doesn't get full due to normal ews_response use.