Barry O'Donovan wrote:
>> Hey folks,
>> Can anyone tell me what the MTA daemon is (running RH7.2).
It accepts incoming email. (MTA = mail transfer agent)
> I got the following from the LogWatch and want to make sure it's not
> an attack.
> rejecting connections on daemon MTA: load average: 18
> rejecting connections on daemon MTA: load average: 17
Ouch! That just isn't good. Your load average is extremely high. Run top
to see what is driving it up so much.
If the machine isn't accepting email via SMTP, kill sendmail and stop it
from starting up again.
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