Dotcom-Monitor checks a remote mail server to verify that users can access their email account via Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync protocol then sends an email to check for the successful delivery of the email message. After the email delivery has been deemed successful, the email is deleted.
Creating a task
Once you have created a device and are adding or editing an ActiveSync task, you will be prompted to adjust the following settings.
Defines the destination email address.
Contains a password for authentication.
Pressing the discover button begins a Microsoft Exchange special service called Autodiscovery. The Autodiscover service simplifies the provisioning of your client by returning the required system settings after you enter your e-mail address and password.
If the Autodiscover service is configured properly at the mail server, then the PORT, Target Mail Server and USE SSL options will be filled in automatically.
Enter the number of seconds the task should wait for a response from the web page before ending the task and returning an error. If this is left blank the default timeout for a task is 120 seconds.Use SSL
When enabled the connection over SSL will be requested.
Accept all SSL certificates
When enabled all certificate-related errors (like Certificate Authority, Certificate Date, Certificate Common Name, etc.) are ignored.
Target Mail Server: Specifies mail server address.
Port: Specifies mail server port number.
Domain\Username: The field contains a domain (depending on a configuration of a server, a domain name may be not necessary) and username for authentication.
The DNS Options feature allows users to choose how domain name server (DNS) requests are conducted during a monitoring task.
To specify the mode of resolving hostnames, in the DNS Resolve Mode section, select one of the available modes. For more details on the feature configuration, see DNS Mode Options.
The Custom DNS Hosts section contains the mappings of IP addresses to hostnames.
To specify the mapping, enter the IP address and the host name in the corresponding fields.
See also: DNS Mode Options.