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Re: [suse-security] Problem with SuSEfirewall and Postfix SMTP?
  • From: Jürgen Mell <juergen.mell@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 18 Mar 2005 20:09:08 +0100
  • Message-id: <200503182009.09052.juergen.mell@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Hi Arjen,

On Friday 18 March 2005 10:25, Arjen Runsink wrote:
> Hi,
>
> On Friday, 18 March 2005 09:09, Thomas Hochstein wrote:
> > John Fawcett schrieb:
> > > So the real question is why does the mail server become
> > > unresponsive.
> >
> > "High load", I presume ...
>
> Postfix has some throtteling and concurrency limitation settings.
> Reviewed your postfix config yet?

Yes, and I could not find anything here. Also throttling is well, but this
type of trottling goes directly to DoS, as nobody else can connect, so
this cannot be a throttling effect (unless the throttling is buggy, of
course)

Jürgen
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