Performance Tuning and RAID

Jeff Falgout jfalgout at CO.JEFFERSON.CO.US
Tue Jan 27 18:06:40 GMT 2004

>have you checked the amount of logging you are doing? >ie is maillog
>slowing you down? Also are the apache log files busy?
I think this is the major bottleneck - Disk writes,
thus the reason for RAID 10 (I can't reduce the amount of logging for

MailScanner config:
Log Spam = yes
Log Permitted Filenames = no
Log Permitted Filetypes = no
Always Looked Up Last = no
Detailed Spam Report = yes
Include Scores In SpamAssassin Report = yes

>also you don't mention what version of everything you >are running..
SA 2.63
Jan version of Sophos (no SAVI, good idea though might try)
clamscan / ClamAV version 0.65

>are you running the savi verion of sophos and what (if >any) RBL's are
>you using in SA or MS?
RBL in MS - Spamcop, Spamhaus, CBL (with NSCD)

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