sendmail message splitting defeats bandwidth savings?

Peter Peters P.G.M.Peters at
Tue Nov 4 09:57:03 GMT 2003

On Mon, 3 Nov 2003 12:28:42 -0500, you wrote:

>Maybe an idea...
>Have MailScanner split and resubmit the message, as needed by the rule
>sets, to sendmail on the loopback interface before spam or virus
>checking happens. Then sendmail can control its own queue numbers and
>the message will be single recipient per message for the rest of the

This would put an extra burden on the system because each message has to
go through the sendmail processes a couple of extra times.

Peter Peters, senior netwerkbeheerder
Dienst Informatietechnologie, Bibliotheek en Educatie (ITBE)
Universiteit Twente,  Postbus 217,  7500 AE  Enschede
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