A performance upgrade

Ugo Bellavance ugob at CAMO-ROUTE.COM
Tue Nov 11 20:59:36 GMT 2003

> -----Message d'origine-----
> De : Kevin Spicer [mailto:kevins at BMRB.CO.UK]
> Envoyé : Tuesday, November 11, 2003 2:35 PM
> Objet : Re: A performance upgrade
> On Tue, 2003-11-11 at 19:24, Steve Douglas wrote:
> >The system was installed originally with 512mb of RAM.  Is there any
> >quick-and-slick changes anyone can suggest to tweak this 
> system further
> >to
> >optimize MS?  I see similar messages in the forum quite often, but
> >there is
> >nothing I am specifically looking to fix due to the 
> reliability of the
> >unit.
> If it ain't broke......
> The single best performance tweak is to put the MailScanner work
> directory into tmpfs.  See todays thread 'tmpfs' for details.
> If you are doing RBL lookups or use SpamAssassin then a local caching
> nameserver is also a good investment of time.  I think RedHat probably
> do a rpm called caching-nameserver which takes all the work out (its a
> ready to run configuration for bind).

yup it does... almost too easy :)

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