[sniffer] Upgraded Rulebase Delivery System

2008-07-12 Thread Pete McNeil
Hello Sniffer Folks, Early this morning we completed significant upgrades to our rulebase delivery system yielding a 10 fold increase in available bandwidth and a 5 fold increase in delivery transaction rates. Please let us know if you observe any negative or positive effects. From observations

[sniffer] Re: Upgraded Rulebase Delivery System

2008-07-12 Thread Dusty Carden
Yes. I woke up to boxes full of spam. I have not got in to the system to see what is happening but it looks like my rules are not working. --Original Message-- From: Pete McNeil Sender: Message Sniffer Community To: Message Sniffer Community ReplyTo: Message Sniffer Community Sent: Jul

[sniffer] Re: Upgraded Rulebase Delivery System

2008-07-12 Thread Peer-to-Peer (Support)
All appears to be working correctly here :-) --PTP -Original Message- From: Message Sniffer Community [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Behalf Of Pete McNeil Sent: Saturday, July 12, 2008 4:34 AM To: Message Sniffer Community Subject: [sniffer] Upgraded Rulebase Delivery System Hello Sniffer

[sniffer] Slow economy - More Spam

2008-07-12 Thread Peer-to-Peer (Support)
(theory): We're predicating an up-tick in spam over the coming months due to the (Global) economy which is dramatically slowing. Small businesses are feeling the pinch and business owners are beginning to panic (as you would naturally expect). So to make up for lost revenue they will advertise,

[sniffer] Re: Upgraded Rulebase Delivery System - All OK here

2008-07-12 Thread E. H. (Eric) Fletcher
Pete: We have a regional based trap running post-Sniffer. When Sniffer hiccups (or we've done something to cause it to hiccup) there are thousands of mails in it over the space of a few hours, almost all spam. There is no increase there overnight so our rulebases are definitely still

[sniffer] Re: [Fwd: FW: [sniffer] Re: Upgraded Rulebase DeliverySystem]

2008-07-12 Thread Dusty Carden
That is exactly what happens here. Dusty NetEase Internet Access Service Parsons, TN 888-463-8327 / 731-845-5640 -Original Message- From: Steven Z. Harris [EMAIL PROTECTED] Date: Sat, 12 Jul 2008 11:04:57 To: Message Sniffer Communitysniffer@sortmonster.com Subject: [sniffer] [Fwd:

[sniffer] Re: [Fwd: FW: [sniffer] Re: Upgraded Rulebase Delivery System]

2008-07-12 Thread Pete McNeil
Hello Steven, Saturday, July 12, 2008, 11:04:57 AM, you wrote: I am having the same problem. My existing production wget script is not able to download the new .snf file, but I can do it manually with a browser. From my log I see that wget makes the connection to the server, and can

[sniffer] Re: [Fwd: FW: [sniffer] Re: Upgraded RulebaseDelivery System]

2008-07-12 Thread Dusty Carden
At least I am not going crazy then. I have been pulling my hair out trying to find what it is. DC NetEase Internet Access Service Parsons, TN 888-463-8327 / 731-845-5640 -Original Message- From: Pete McNeil [EMAIL PROTECTED] Date: Sat, 12 Jul 2008 11:35:56 To: Message Sniffer

[sniffer] Upgrades termporarily off-line.

2008-07-12 Thread Pete McNeil
Hello Sniffer Folks, Due to some unexplained problems w/ apache and tmpfs, I have taken the upgrades to our delivery system off-line. It appears that when rulebase files were retrieved using compression (gzip) the downloads would work correctly. When compression was turned off apache would

[sniffer] Upgrades restored!

2008-07-12 Thread Pete McNeil
Hello Sniffer Folks, The rulebase delivery system upgrades have been restored. I have tested the system with the new settings and the older scripts successfully. Some rulebases will be absent from the server for a short time while the rule-bots recompile them. After that there should be no