MCP Speed...

Scott Silva ssilva at
Thu Aug 3 21:38:38 IST 2006

David Jacobson spake the following on 8/3/2006 12:13 AM:
> Hi Gents,
> I wonder if you can help with a small problem regarding MCP speeds.
> We maintain a number of MailScanner servers for a customer which
> processes about a million e-mails a month.
> The client has requested that we check for certain keywords +/- 20 and
> send them through to an address.
> We've implemented this for them, but it adds an extreme load on the
> servers.  I've had a close look at the MCP spam.assassin.prefs.conf and
> even though it disabled Razor / Pyzor / DCC etc I still believe it's
> doing way too many checks than required for pure keyword analysis.
> It appears to load all the plugins when doing a spamassassin -
> p /etc/MailScanner/mcp/mcp.spam.assassin.prefs.conf such as SPF, AWL,
> etc etc all from v310.pre, can someone tell me how I can disable the MCP
> prefs from using this?
> I still obviously want to keep the plugins so I can't remove them from
> v310.pre
> Any advise would be appreciated...
Maybe a custom function would work here?
Might be a lot lighter.


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