New speed benchmark -- just virus scanning
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Sat Feb 4 16:25:49 GMT 2006
> On Fri, 3 Feb 2006, Julian Field wrote:
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>> On 3 Feb 2006, at 10:36, Res wrote:
>>> On Thu, 2 Feb 2006, DAve wrote:
>>>> Julian Field wrote:
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>>>>> I forgot to add the MTA is sendmail
>>>>> On 2 Feb 2006, at 14:59, Julian Field wrote:
>>>>>>> Old Signed: 02/02/06 at 14:59:40
>>>>>> I have just done a speed test.
>>>>>> Hardware: dual Opteron, 4Gb RAM, SCSI disk.
>>>>>> Software: RHEL4, MailScanner 4.50, SpamAssassin, DCC, Razor,
>>>>>> MailScanner setup: default
>>>>>> Speed: 770,000 messages per day
> 10? I hope to hell its on a 15 yo 5400 rpm ide
> thats only 8 msgs a second, we easily do more than that on dual xeon 2
> gig ram with qmail and qmailscan and the load avgs constant 2-2.5
> looks like i wont be trying to intergrate MS with our qmail servers,
> prolly a good idea since nobody has clear intructions on how to
> install with qmail anyway
> Still happy to use it on our sendmail boxes tho :)
As a comparison with qmailscan, I ran MailScanner with just the Virus
Scanning turned on, and all the spam checks and dangerous HTML checks
So just as a virus scanner it managed
Hardware: dual Opteron, 4Gb RAM, SCSI disk.
Software: RHEL4, MailScanner 4.50
MailScanner setup: Virus scanning only
Speed: 4,700,000 messages per day
= 55 messages per second
Can qmailscan beat that?
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