Hello,

I see too many SMTP connection on my server,at least a few runing none stop

Can you please review my p aux output and tell me if you see something strange ?


USER PID %CPU %MEM VSZ RSS TTY STAT START TIME COMMAND
root 1 0.0 0.0 1564 444 ? S May20 0:13 init
root 2 0.0 0.0 0 0 ? SW May20 0:00 [migration/0]
root 3 0.0 0.0 0 0 ? SW May20 0:00 [migration/1]
root 4 0.0 0.0 0 0 ? SW May20 0:00 [migration/2]
root 5 0.0 0.0 0 0 ? SW May20 0:00 [migration/3]
root 6 0.0 0.0 0 0 ? SW May20 0:00 [keventd]
root 7 0.0 0.0 0 0 ? SWN May20 0:00 [ksoftirqd/0]
root 8 0.0 0.0 0 0 ? SWN May20 0:00 [ksoftirqd/1]
root 9 0.0 0.0 0 0 ? SWN May20 0:00 [ksoftirqd/2]
root 10 0.0 0.0 0 0 ? SWN May20 0:00 [ksoftirqd/3]
root 13 0.0 0.0 0 0 ? SW May20 0:00 [bdflush]
root 11 0.0 0.0 0 0 ? SW May20 5:09 [kswapd]
root 12 0.1 0.0 0 0 ? SW May20 14:00 [kscand]
root 14 0.0 0.0 0 0 ? SW May20 4:45 [kupdated]
root 15 0.0 0.0 0 0 ? SW May20 0:00 [mdrecoveryd]
root 19 0.2 0.0 0 0 ? SW May20 21:09 [kjournald]
root 95 0.0 0.0 0 0 ? SW May20 0:00 [khubd]
root 1330 0.0 0.0 0 0 ? SW May20 0:18 [kjournald]
root 1331 0.0 0.0 0 0 ? SW May20 0:00 [kjournald]
root 1333 0.0 0.0 0 0 ? SW May20 0:04 [loop0]
root 1791 0.0 0.0 2136 696 ? S May20 0:14 /sbin/dhclient -1 -q -lf /var/lib/dhcp/dhclient-eth0.leases -pf /var/run/dhclien
root 1917 0.0 0.0 1620 540 ? S May20 2:17 syslogd -m 0
root 1921 0.0 0.0 1580 464 ? S May20 0:21 klogd -x
root 1931 0.0 0.0 1552 448 ? S May20 0:34 irqbalance
rpc 1948 0.0 0.0 1700 416 ? S May20 0:00 portmap
rpcuser 1967 0.0 0.0 1700 500 ? S May20 0:00 rpc.statd
root 1978 0.0 0.0 1616 384 ? S May20 0:01 mdadm --monitor --scan -f
root 1994 0.0 0.0 83600 476 ? S May20 2:59 /sbin/auditd
root 2075 0.0 0.1 9540 1368 ? S May20 0:00 /usr/sbin/snmpd -s -l /dev/null -P /var/run/snmpd -a
named 3287 0.0 0.1 37588 1876 ? S May20 0:04 /usr/sbin/named -u named -c /etc/named.conf -u named -t /var/named/run-root
root 3300 0.0 0.0 3676 964 ? S May20 0:01 /usr/sbin/sshd
root 3314 0.0 0.0 2168 724 ? S May20 1:09 xinetd -stayalive -pidfile /var/run/xinetd.pid
root 3326 0.0 0.0 4280 504 ? S May20 0:00 /bin/sh /usr/bin/safe_mysqld --defaults-file=/etc/my.cnf --pid-file=/var/run/mys
mysql 3350 3.9 3.5 169040 36560 ? S May20 385:03 /usr/libexec/mysqld --defaults-file=/etc/my.cnf --basedir=/usr --datadir=/var/li
postgres 3430 0.0 0.1 9632 1080 ? S May20 0:01 /usr/bin/postmaster -p 5432 -D /var/lib/pgsql/data
postgres 3433 0.0 0.0 9192 944 ? S May20 0:00 postgres: stats buffer process
postgres 3434 0.0 0.0 8200 944 ? S May20 0:00 postgres: stats collector process
root 3456 0.0 0.0 3504 792 ? S May20 0:00 /usr/lib/courier-imap/libexec/couriertcpd -address=0 -stderrlogger=/usr/lib/cour
root 3458 0.0 0.0 3392 784 ? S May20 0:00 /usr/lib/courier-imap/sbin/courierlogger imapd
root 3468 0.0 0.0 3500 760 ? S May20 0:00 /usr/lib/courier-imap/libexec/couriertcpd -address=0 -stderrlogger=/usr/lib/cour
root 3470 0.0 0.0 3408 720 ? S May20 0:00 /usr/lib/courier-imap/sbin/courierlogger imapd-ssl
root 3478 0.0 0.0 3496 824 ? S May20 0:10 /usr/lib/courier-imap/libexec/couriertcpd -address=0 -stderrlogger=/usr/lib/cour
root 3480 0.0 0.0 3388 784 ? S May20 0:05 /usr/lib/courier-imap/sbin/courierlogger pop3d
root 3489 0.0 0.0 3500 760 ? S May20 0:00 /usr/lib/courier-imap/libexec/couriertcpd -address=0 -stderrlogger=/usr/lib/cour
root 3491 0.0 0.0 3380 720 ? S May20 0:00 /usr/lib/courier-imap/sbin/courierlogger pop3d-ssl
qmails 3501 0.0 0.0 1592 460 ? S May20 0:58 qmail-send
qmaill 3503 0.0 0.0 1552 440 ? S May20 0:12 splogger qmail
root 3504 0.0 0.0 1560 368 ? S May20 0:08 qmail-lspawn ./Maildir/
qmailr 3505 0.0 0.0 1568 372 ? S May20 0:05 qmail-rspawn
qmailq 3506 0.0 0.0 1540 328 ? S May20 0:07 qmail-clean
root 3584 0.0 0.0 25080 588 ? S May20 0:00 /usr/bin/spamd -d -x -q -L
tomcat4 3632 0.1 0.9 238928 9824 ? S May20 15:16 /usr/java/j2sdk1.4.2/bin/java -Djava.endorsed.dirs= -classpath /usr/java/j2sdk1.
popuser 3654 0.0 0.5 25340 5396 ? S May20 0:22 /usr/bin/spamd --username=popuser --daemonize --helper-home-dir=/var/qmail --max
popuser 3664 0.0 0.3 25360 3900 ? S May20 0:16 /usr/bin/spamd --username=popuser --daemonize --helper-home-dir=/var/qmail --max
root 3685 0.0 0.0 1604 368 ? S May20 0:00 gpm -t ps/2 -m /dev/mouse
root 4090 0.0 0.1 13312 1320 ? S May20 0:27 /usr/local/psa/admin/bin/httpsd
bin 4310 0.0 0.0 2032 496 ? S May20 0:00 /usr/sbin/cannaserver -syslog -u bin
root 4332 0.0 0.0 1640 568 ? S May20 0:08 crond
wnn 4347 0.0 0.0 5316 480 ? S May20 0:00 /usr/bin/jserver
xfs 4383 0.0 0.0 5672 568 ? S May20 0:00 xfs -droppriv -daemon
daemon 4392 0.0 0.0 1620 528 ? S May20 0:00 /usr/sbin/atd
root 4402 0.0 0.0 3604 440 ? S May20 0:00 rhnsd --interval 240
root 4414 0.0 0.1 7040 1420 ? S May20 0:17 /usr/bin/perl /usr/local/bin/ipalert_statd
mailman 4437 0.0 0.0 7128 984 ? S May20 0:00 /usr/bin/python /var/mailman/bin/mailmanctl -s -q start
mailman 4438 0.0 0.1 7260 2008 ? S May20 2:10 /usr/bin/python /var/mailman/bin/qrunner --runner=ArchRunner:0:1 -s
mailman 4439 0.0 0.1 7208 2016 ? S May20 2:18 /usr/bin/python /var/mailman/bin/qrunner --runner=BounceRunner:0:1 -s
mailman 4440 0.0 0.1 7208 1876 ? S May20 2:02 /usr/bin/python /var/mailman/bin/qrunner --runner=CommandRunner:0:1 -s
mailman 4441 0.0 0.1 7264 2000 ? S May20 2:12 /usr/bin/python /var/mailman/bin/qrunner --runner=IncomingRunner:0:1 -s
mailman 4442 0.0 0.1 7304 1956 ? S May20 2:03 /usr/bin/python /var/mailman/bin/qrunner --runner=NewsRunner:0:1 -s
mailman 4443 0.0 0.1 7352 2008 ? S May20 2:15 /usr/bin/python /var/mailman/bin/qrunner --runner=OutgoingRunner:0:1 -s
mailman 4446 0.0 0.1 7256 1908 ? S May20 2:05 /usr/bin/python /var/mailman/bin/qrunner --runner=VirginRunner:0:1 -s
mailman 4447 0.0 0.1 7256 1520 ? S May20 0:00 /usr/bin/python /var/mailman/bin/qrunner --runner=RetryRunner:0:1 -s
root 4469 0.0 0.0 3496 560 ? S May20 0:24 /usr/local/urchin/bin/urchinwebd -f /usr/local/urchin/var/urchinwebd.conf
nobody 4470 0.0 0.0 3496 516 ? S May20 0:00 /usr/local/urchin/bin/urchinwebd -f /usr/local/urchin/var/urchinwebd.conf
nobody 4471 0.0 0.0 3496 516 ? S May20 0:00 /usr/local/urchin/bin/urchinwebd -f /usr/local/urchin/var/urchinwebd.conf
nobody 4472 0.0 0.0 3496 516 ? S May20 0:00 /usr/local/urchin/bin/urchinwebd -f /usr/local/urchin/var/urchinwebd.conf
nobody 4473 0.0 0.0 3496 516 ? S May20 0:00 /usr/local/urchin/bin/urchinwebd -f /usr/local/urchin/var/urchinwebd.conf
nobody 4474 0.0 0.0 3496 516 ? S May20 0:00 /usr/local/urchin/bin/urchinwebd -f /usr/local/urchin/var/urchinwebd.conf
nobody 4490 0.0 0.0 672 140 ? S May20 0:45 /usr/local/urchin/bin/urchind