MailScanner and VNC

Julian Field mailscanner at
Thu Jun 26 14:39:14 IST 2003

MailScanner may be adding some extra load to your Linux system, but
otherwise it's a coincidence. MailScanner doesn't do any network access
itself apart from a few DNS lookups.

At 12:21 26/06/2003, you wrote:
>Hello all,
>I work with remote support and I usualy access some clients with VNC. In
>this case, my client have the VNC server instaled on a Windows NT and I make
>a connection using VNC Viewer on a machine with Win9x.  In the middle of the
>way I have a Linux (Red Hat 7.2) that makes the gateway to access the
>A few days ago I've instaled MailScanner on my Linux and works very well
>with sendmail and McAfee. After that, I don't know why, when I try to
>connect my customers using VNC, it's works VERY SLOW (slower than a dial up
>connection).  I don't know if its a coincidence, but before installing
>MailScanner, the connections used to work well (fast).
>The strange fact is when I use Terminal Server (Windows 2000) to access the
>clients works fast.
>Does anybody knows what may be going on ? (please mail me).
>Thanks for any suggestion.
>Rodrigo Scarano
>Target Sistemas
>rscarano at

Julian Field
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