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Re: [suse-security] SuSEfirewall2
  • From: Stelios Asmargianakis <linux@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 13 May 2003 21:24:11 +0300
  • Message-id: <200305132124.11356.linux@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Tuesday 13 May 2003 14:17, Bjorn Tore Sund wrote:
> On Tue, 13 May 2003, Stelios Asmargianakis wrote:
> > Recently i made a huge :) upgrade into a server from Redhat 5 to SuSE
> > 8.1. I used the /ets/sysconfig/SuSEfirewall2 to make iptable rules and
> > everything works fine except the speed.
> > I mean that the machine is running really slow after running the
> > firewall. I have open the following services-ports (tcp and utp):
> > 10000 169 22 25 3128 3306 42 443 53 80 http https ssh
> > which means that on this machine i am running bind,apache,mysql,ssh,mail
> > The same services was running on the x-server and it was much faster
> > than this (more than 300% faster!)
> > Any suggestions?
>
> How much memory is in that box?
>
> Most of those services use more memory today than they did when
> RedHat 5 came out (1997?). Check 'top', sort by memory. My guess
> is that insmod'ing the iptables modules was the drop that made the
> cup overflow.
>
> Either add more memory to the box or start tuning.
>
> Bjørn

The system is a Pendium III 1000MHz with 512 MB RAM and 1 SCSI 16GB HDD :)



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