A performance upgrade

Steve Douglas steve.douglas at SBIINCORPORATED.COM
Wed Nov 12 18:35:47 GMT 2003

I do agree not to fix it.  It does have RBLs and SA on it.  I have not
invoked the sa-learn with spam and nospam.  I can imagine this keeps the
overhead minimal.  Thanks for the suggestion.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Kevin Spicer [mailto:kevins at BMRB.CO.UK]
> Sent: Tuesday, November 11, 2003 1:35 PM
> Subject: 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).

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