MailScanner was attacked by a Denial Of Service attack
MailScanner at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Wed Jan 27 21:51:01 GMT 2010
For starters, make sure you are running the latest version.
Then if you can get a message which repeatedly does it, run it through with
MailScanner --debug --id=xxxxxxx
where xxxxxx is the id of the message as reported by the MailScanner logs.
The send the list the output of that command, presuming that it produces
some sort of error message.
On 27/01/2010 21:24, Vernon wrote:
> Can anyone please tell me how I can stop this? I have posted it to the
> lsit before and I was told to make Max Children 3 and I have and yet I
> am still get this. I’m not running a large email server (at best 100
> users). I got more memory as suggested but clients are really starting
> to get angry now. Here I the message I’m getting.
> MailScanner was attacked by a Denial Of Service attack, and has
> therefore deleted this part of the message. Please contact your e-mail
> providers for more information if you need it, giving them the whole
> of this report. Attack in:
> This message has been scanned for viruses and
> dangerous content by *comp-wiz.com* <http://comp-wiz.com/>, and is
> believed to be clean.
Julian Field MEng CITP CEng
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