Bad logins bogging down server

Michael Sofka sofkam at
Tue Sep 19 11:28:13 EDT 2017

On 09/19/2017 10:12 AM, Dan White wrote:
>> The botnet is still hammering away, checking those old accounts.  But 
>> the bottleneck appears to have been saslauthd threads.  Doubling the 
>> thread count from 5 to 10 has resolved the problem for now.  (And, 
> If you're comfortable with caching, increase the -t value to saslauthd.

Interesting.  What is the default value of -t? when just "-c" is specified?

Michael D. Sofka               sofkam at
ITI Sr. Systems Programmer,   Email, TeX, Epistemology
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY.

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