Solution for 1 CPU screaming

Scott Silva ssilva at SGVWATER.COM
Wed Feb 16 20:40:17 GMT 2005

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Mauricio Cavalcanti wrote:
> I think it´s half off topic, but...
> In a medium business office (~1k users), I have 2 servers running Linux: 
> 1 gateway (P4 ~ unused) and 1 mail server (P3 very used) running pop 
> (dovecot), apache (for webmail), sendmail with DCC, Pyzor, Razor, SA and 
> MailScanner.
> The P3 CPU is becoming red in monitoring. They want to include samba 
> file share in P3 server and I think it will not work as they want.
> I think I can use P4 to make e-mail tests (MS and SA) e after that, this 
> server relays the "low score" e-mail to P3 and make it´s life easier :)
> Anyone has this kind of solution implemented or have another ideia to 
> solve this?
> Thks in advance,
> Mauricio.
Would it be feasible to swap the servers?
IE.. use the PIII for gateway and P4 for everything else.

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