I would end the SMTP server
ENDTCPSVR SERVER(*SMTP)
make sure it does not start on its own
CHGSMTPA AUTOSTART(*NO)
And load and look at the cover letter for PTF SF54611

I think your box is being used for spam. Or Someone is putting a program in a loop. I have a lot of users who drop the connection when their program starts looping instead of ending the program. I wrote a program to watch for this. I would post it here but my system is down for maintenance.

Regards
John Ross

At 07:55 AM 1/16/03 -0500, you wrote:

They are using a model 170 on V4R4.  This box is used only for
student use.
The problem is that the system drops connections to the outside world, with
no log as to what has happened.









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