[clug] Networking slows down to unusable levels until restarted; Fast upon resumption

Brett Worth brett at worth.id.au
Thu Oct 1 19:35:09 MDT 2009

Christopher Giffard wrote:

> I recently installed a new gateway server on my work network, but kept
> the disk from the old one, 

Perhaps there is in fact a lot of network traffic.  You could do a tcpdump on the external
interface to see if you do have traffic.

Downing the interface might just be interrupting the flow.

Is it possible this system has been compromised and is spamming the world?  Open relay?


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