[Greylist-users] Database performance
scot at secondphase.net
Thu Jan 5 10:54:53 PST 2006
Yes it seems the Sober worm is nasty, i have a qmail implementation with
greylisting and we're doing a scan with ClamAV before it gets to the
greylisting so virus mails are not making it that far (incoming)...
however, i did just this morning receive a notice from a user unable to
send out mail through our server now because we also have a RBL check
installed.. the user's IP got blacklisted because their computer is
I suspect that you may have some machines/users infected with Sober
unfortunately. For more info check out:
Brian Ross wrote:
> The maintenance interval *exploded* with the latest Sober worm.
> Originally this was taking about 20 minutes. :(
> We're still seeing ~13,000 copies of Sober.Z making it past the
> greylist - you can only imagine what is getting blocked.
> But yes, help does seem to be in order and unfortunately our in-house
> DBAs are Oraclists and don't seem interested in tainting their purity
> by touching MySQL. Perhaps I should just move the greylist DB to
> William Blunn wrote:
>> Brian Ross wrote:
>>> I was wondering if anyone has any performance tuning tips for the
>>> MySQL db as implemented in relaydelay.
>>> We're running the db_maintenance script regularly, expiring
>>> approximately 1.25 million rows on a nightly basis with the
>>> maintenace taking approximately 1.5 hours.
>>> During the maintenance we're turning off our mail relays
>> Turning off your mail relays for 1.5 hours every day?
>> You're swamped. Get professional help. Fast.
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