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Re: nmap crashes spamd?
From: Bo Cato <jcato73 () comcast net>
Date: Tue, 28 Oct 2003 18:15:41 -0500

I really only have one comment about the sys admin.

RC> It's what shipped with the redhat 7.2, and the sys admin is all
RC> about sticking with the distribution

Actually I've deleted my comment. So I'm just going to wish you good
luck with your unpatched out of the box systems.

-b

Hello Rick,

Tuesday, October 28, 2003, 8:37:59 AM, you wrote:

RC> Hi folks-

RC> I've got a situation...

RC> We use spam assassin to tag mail as it comes into our mail servers.

RC> We use big brother to monitor our server status.

RC> We have an nmap external script for big brother that scans the servers and 
RC> reports any changes from normal as errors, which are then paged out to the 
RC> sys admins.


RC> The nmap script runs one of three scans depending on how long it's been 
RC> since the last scans have run.  The arguments are either:

RC> -n -p 1- (runs once daily)
RC> -n -p 1-5000 (runs evey 12 hours)
RC> or
RC> -n (runs every 5 mins)

RC> We're using 2.54BETA22.  (It's what shipped with the redhat 7.2, and the 
RC> sys admin is all about sticking with the distribution)

RC> Thanks for your thoughts, everyone!

RC> -Rick


RC> --
RC> Rick Coloccia
RC> Network Manager
RC> State University of NY College at Geneseo
RC> 119 South Hall
RC> 1 College Circle
RC> Geneseo, NY 14454
RC> Voice: (585) 245-5577
RC> Fax:(585) 245-5579


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