Performance question

Youn Gonzales ispmgr at CLAS.NET
Wed Oct 8 18:53:07 IST 2003

Disable all of the DNS type tests in SA.. BTW, are you running a caching

Youn Gonzales
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Alan Fiebig" <mailscanner at ELKNET.NET>
Sent: Wednesday, October 08, 2003 12:39 PM
Subject: Re: Performance question

> >Isolate where the slowdown is - ie disable SA and see what happens..
> >the number of messages scanned in MailScanner.conf. Check your logs too..
> I ran some tests, here are the results:
> 1,300/10 min    virus:on        spam:on
> 1,500/10 min    virus:off       spam:on
> 6,300/10 min    virus:on        spam:off
> I examined the log, during these tests, there were no timeouts for SA or
the virus engine.
> Everything is completeing, just slowly, despite there being plenty of
system resources.
> As you can see, bypassing spamassassin greatly speeds up the process,
which is to be
> expected. So, how can I get spamassassin to process faster, considering
that there is
> RAM and tons of processor resources idle?
> -Alan

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