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From Joe Muller <>
Subject Re: Notes about Trap - Re: colo/ server
Date Thu, 18 Jan 2018 01:34:28 GMT
On 01/17/2018 08:13 AM, Kevin A. McGrail wrote:
> 2 - [Joe, can you help?] Find out what Sonic is trapping and where
> they are sending it.

   Our setup was/is as follows:
- a server running qsmtpd and a customized version of sendmail is at (
- the messages that hit our spam traps are delivered to this host
- a subset of messages are placed in a maildir-format mailbox, which is
archived into a tarball nightly (filename includes timestamp)
- the resulting tarball is SCP'ed to[TIMESTAMP].tar

   Please let me know where you'd like the trapped mail to be copied to
and how it should be transferred.

> So Joe can you do the following:
> - Please deprecate the old colo box.  Thank you for hosting and
> providing it on behalf of the project!

   I've kicked off a turn-down of the old server at I'm
glad we got you guys upgraded to newer, faster hardware!

> - the ASF would like to recognize Sonic as a sponsor.  Any update on
> the paperwork?  If paperwork is an issue, I can grandfather you
> without it.

   If we can just be grandfathered in, that's preferable. I'll run the
paperwork up the chain here so we can be official. :)

> - How's our bandwidth usage look to Sonic.  Should we bump it up/down?

   At the moment, you're provisioned for a full 100Mbps symmetric. I've
attached a screenshot of the bandwidth graph for this month. Peak
utilization (5min sampling) is 11.6Mbps, with a total of about 450GB
moved over the wire to date. Your current uplink is served from a Cisco
3600-series switch, so traffic policing is simply 10 or 100Mbps (aka

   The latest bandwidth report and remote outlet control can be accessed
at (At the moment, you'll need to
use the 'apachesf' login.)

   Let me know if I missed anything!

-- Joe Muller
Sonic System Operations

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