High Load after MS and Mailwatch Upgrade

Martin Hepworth martinh at SOLID-STATE-LOGIC.COM
Thu Feb 5 10:42:11 GMT 2004

Steve Freegard wrote:
> Hi Christo,
> Post the output of:  "time spamassassin -D rbl=-3,rulesrun=255 -p
> /etc/MailScanner/spam.assassin.prefs.conf --lint" as that should show
> what is slowing SpamAssassin down.
> Also are you running any custom SA rulesets that might be slowing
> SpamAssassin down?? - I've had problems in the past with the
> sa-blacklist and sa-blacklist-uri custom sets as they are so big.
> If you want to disable MailWatch to confirm that it is not causing your
> problems, you can do this by commenting the line in CustomConfig.pm that
> says "require 'MailScanner/MailWatch.pm';" and restart MailScanner and
> see if that helps at all.
> Kind regards,
> Steve.

Another thought is where are you doing the RBL checks? if you are
duplication RBL checks on SA as well as Mailscanner then this could be
an issue..

Martin Hepworth
Snr Systems Administrator
Solid State Logic
Tel: +44 (0)1865 842300


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