Mailscanner treats the mails very slowly
stebaume2004 at YAHOO.FR
Fri Apr 8 08:04:44 IST 2005
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I omitted to speak about it but cache DNS is active.
I just changed on spam.assassin.pref.conf the
following directives :
rbl_timeout 5 (instead 20)
What do you think about it ?
Jeff A. Earickson wrote:
> Do you run DNS on your mailscanner box? Are DNS
> Having local (cached) DNS on the mailscanner box can
> big difference in thruput.
> Jeff Earickson
> Colby College
> On Thu, 7 Apr 2005, ste baume wrote:
>> Date: Thu, 7 Apr 2005 18:28:28 +0200
>> From: ste baume <stebaume2004 at YAHOO.FR>
>> Reply-To: MailScanner mailing list
<MAILSCANNER at JISCMAIL.AC.UK>
>> To: MAILSCANNER at JISCMAIL.AC.UK
>> Subject: Mailscanner treats the mails very slowly
>> Hello all,
>> Since many days our MailScanner server have a
>> - Most of the time they work slowly (less than 50
>> mails by minute are treated) which causes latency
>> mail delivery (up to 4 hours)
>> - Sometimes, they work normaly and they can empty
>> First we suspected an issue between the Mailscanner
>> server and the
>> Exchange servers. But after many tests all seem to
>> OK on this point.
>> When we disable SpamAssasin from the
>> the queues
>> decrease quickly, but after hours the queues
>> When we disable the Anti-virus from
>> we have no improvement.
>> When we diable Mailscanner, and use only postfix,
>> have no problem.
>> Volume : 150 000 messages per day
>> Hardware : 1 Pentium Xeon 2.4G, 1.5 MB RAM, 36G
>> Software : RHE3, Mailscanner 4.40.11, Postfix
>> SpammAssassin 3.0.2, Kaspersky 5.0
>> RBL : Postfix (SpamCop, ORDB, SPAMHAUS); None in
>> MailScanner, all in SPAMASSASSIN
>> Average Load : Around 6
>> Is anybody can help us please, we are in dead end ?
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