A lot of spam getting through

Steve Campbell campbell at cnpapers.com
Mon Apr 30 22:02:25 IST 2007

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Billy A. Pumphrey" <bpumphrey at woodmclaw.com>
To: "MailScanner discussion" <mailscanner at lists.mailscanner.info>
Sent: Monday, April 30, 2007 4:57 PM
Subject: RE: A lot of spam getting through

>> You should only change it if you have a caching nameserver on the
> server
>> that is showing a lot of spam. Did you discover whether you are even
>> running
>> a local DNS server? What does ps show? What was in the file before you
>> edited it?
>> Steve
> I believe the file was blank, I edited when I first set the machine up.
> PS shows:
>  PID TTY          TIME CMD
> 28182 pts/0    00:00:01 bash
> 2890 pts/0    00:00:00 ps
> -- 
If you're running RH flavor OS,  do one of the following as root:

ps -ax | grep named

chkconfig --list named

ls /etc/rc.d/init.d/named

netstat -an | grep 53

One of these should maybe give you an idea about a DNS server. If you're 
running some other OS, I can't really help.


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