Compaq ml370 -1.2ghz - 512mb
NW 5.1 SP5
BM 3.6 SP2a
NDS 7.60a
Master VPN Server - 12 slaves
2mb leased line on master - adsl 512k on slaves

we experiance peaks in the utilisation of the server periodically allday - up to 72% and it remains there for 2-3 mins at a time then goesback to 2/3%
at the time of the utilisation the busiest thread is the

is this normal ?? (i suspect not)
can anyone suggest anything ??

many thanks
Craig ( remove the NOSPAM)