Problem with AMaViS ans DNS-Traffic... please help...

Thomas Mueller thomas at
Wed Jul 18 21:03:35 CEST 2012

> Our DNS-Administrator sad to me, that this "mail" infrastructure make on
> peek times lots of DNS-Request, so much, that we have problems with
> that.
> So my QUESTION ist, how can i determine the DNS-Request from the
> AMaViS-Server?

maybe use a wireshark/tcpdump to see the traffic.

> Or where, maybe on witch loaded modules in AMaViS, can I reduce the
> DNS-Requests.

you could use a cacheing dns server (for example: dnsmasq) on the 
mailservers and put the "nameserver" as first line in /etc/

- Thomas

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