Kevin Wilcox kevin.wilcox at
Wed Jan 5 16:15:04 UTC 2011

On 5 January 2011 10:47, Jerry Bell <jerry at> wrote:

> There could be reasons you
> aren't seeing a spike, such as you're only looking at traffic processed by
> the MTA, or it simply doesn't show as a material increase on a graph of
> traffic on the network interface if the server is busy.

Those are good points and to go a little further regarding looking at

To really see what your machine is doing, consider taking a look at
the network flows. pfflowd, netflowd, ipaudit and a host of others can
get you flow data with mostly minimal overhead.


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