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IMAP consuming so much bandwidth

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by wafaa, Jul 26, 2017.

  1. wafaa

    wafaa Well-Known Member

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    IMAP consuming so much bandwith how can i detect the account email that cause the issue PLZ
     
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  2. cPanelMichael

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    Hello,

    Do you have root access to the system? If so, you can find email activity logged at /var/log/maillog. You can search this log for terms such as "dovecot: imap" to see IMAP activity. Look for the "in=" and "out=" entries, as those represent the incoming and outgoing bandwidth associated with the session. EX:

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    grep "dovecot: imap" /var/log/maillog
    Thank you.
     
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    wafaa Well-Known Member

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    Hello,

    The result returned several accounts.
    How can I detect the account that connect repeatedly.
     
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    cPanelMichael Technical Support Community Manager
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    There's no option available in cPanel & WHM that's going to provide you that information in an easy-to-see format. It's going to require browsing through /var/log/maillog or coming up with custom bash commands to search through it. Here are a couple of threads you may find helpful:

    imap traffic
    Massive POP3 Bandwidth - Stuck in a Loop

    Thank you.
     
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