Scan time

Julian Field mailscanner at
Wed Aug 14 15:10:38 IST 2002

At 15:05 14/08/2002, you wrote:
>In the logs it states Scanned 100 messages, 3012366 bytes in 21 seconds
>but if I look at the time stamp for that entry and the last one, it way
>more that 21 secs.  It's more like 5 minutes since the last 100 scan.
>Is this number just wrong if spam checking is enabled?

Depends on the version you have, but the basic answer is yes, the scanning
time is the time it took your virus scanner to scan the messages. The
previous entry in the logs is printed just before the spam detection starts.
Julian Field                Teaching Systems Manager
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Tel. 023 8059 2817          University of Southampton
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