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Re: Network Slowdowns?

From: nospam@xxxxxxxxxxxxx (Jamie)
Date: 07 Oct 2006 08:14:24 GMT

In <4526d5b6$0$790$415eb37d@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>,
Bill Hacker <wbh@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> mentions:
>Jamie wrote:
>> Curious if anyone else has experienced this:
>*snip* (details)
>Looks suspiciously like a DoS attack

Referring to the freeze ups? 

>OR a service run amok
>- What is your firewall logging?

Tons of connections going in and out just before the lockup periods. (way
more than I could actually read the log for.

Unfortunately, I can't seem to duplicate it. Although, reducing
the number of connections did make the problem go away.

>- what is 'top' showing?

Load averags, top, etc.. had all shown normal activity, even when
the network was "frozen".

It's sounding to me like these are two separate things though.

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