MailScanner speed query ?

Julian Field mailscanner at
Fri Jan 3 16:05:46 GMT 2003

At 15:39 03/01/2003, you wrote:
>  I just noticed MailScanner take 3 1/2 minutes to process a batch
>containing one 2.5 MB message. I have
>Max SpamAssassin Size = 50000
>in mailscanner.conf so this cannot be down to SA. Is this reasonable ?

That sounds very slow to me. What's the load average on your server like?
Nothing hogging all your RAM or nicking your CPU by any chance?

MailScanner should be a *lot* faster than that. I run it here on 2
Ultra-5's and they handle our department's mail load (13,000 incoming per
day) with very great ease.

>This is MS 4.05-3 and we dont have a linux server with lots of GHz -
>just a SUN ULTRA 5  :-(

Julian Field
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