Neverfail for Good Mobile Messaging Plug-in - Feature List


This Knowledgebase article explains the protection offered by the Neverfail for Good Mobile Messaging Plug-in. There is a sister article ( Knowledgebase article #544 - 'Good Mobile Messaging – Application Module/Plug-ins – Versions') that lists all the versions of the AM(X)/Plug-in that have been produced to date and the versions of related supported software. In addition, there are links from that sister article to articles that explain the unique features of each version.

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Good Mobile Messaging is a server application that pushes email to mobile devices. This plug-in supports deployments of the Good Mobile Messaging for Microsoft Exchange Server environments only. The plug-in protects the messaging and management environments of the Good Mobile Messaging Server application.

Please note that Neverfail for Good Mobile Messaging does not support deployments on:

  • The server hosting Microsoft Exchange.
  • A Domain Controller.
  • A Microsoft Small Business Server.

Supported Versions of Microsoft Windows

x86 Platform (32-bit hardware)

  • Microsoft Windows 2000 SP4 & SR
  • Microsoft Windows 2003 SP1/SP2


Monitoring the environment can be broadly categorized as:

  • Active Server and Service Availability Monitoring
  • Application and Performance Monitoring

Active Server and Service Availability Monitoring

Neverfail monitors the availability of a server by sending continuous heartbeat signals via the Neverfail Channel to the other server in the pair. The “Yes I am alive” response ensures that not only is the other server powered-up, but also that it is available if needed. The heartbeat signal interval is configurable from the Neverfail Management Client.

Application and Performance Monitoring

Neverfail for Good Mobile Messaging relies on the 'System' plug-in for monitoring general system performance. The Neverfail System Plug-in performs this operation by checking select WMI counters at predetermined intervals to ensure that results of the check are within defined parameters. Neverfail System Plug-in uses 'Rules' to take action should a check reveal results outside of the defined parameters.

Rules - This plug-in does not have 'Rules' associated with it .

Tasks - There are no configurable 'Tasks' associated with this plug-in although custom User defined 'Tasks' can be defined.

Protected Services

This is a list of all services protected by this plug-in. Please note that where a plug-in supports multiple vendor versions, some services may not be present in a particular version.

  • GoodLink Server (GoodLinkServer)
  • GoodLink Management Server (GoodLinkManagement)

When the plug-in is installed, all protected services will be set to manual, unless otherwise stated.

Protected Data

This is a description of the protected data set that was determined at plug-in install time. Please note that exact filters will be based on the configuration of the application at the moment that the plug-in was installed.

  • All registry data.
  • All the Good Mobile Messaging databases, log files and cache.
  • The Good Mobile Messaging Management configuration.

Automatic Filter Discovery

This plug-in provides a filter discovery component. The Automatic Filter Discovery component is configurable and runs every 2 minutes by default.

  • Detects changes to the protected registry keys.
  • Detects changes to the protected files/folders.

Unsupported Components or Features


Applies To

All Versions

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