spamassassin socket

DAve dave.list at
Mon Jul 10 14:24:57 IST 2006

Martin Hepworth wrote:
> glaucius junior wrote:
>> Hi list
>> I'm writing to know if I can configure MailScanner to use SpamAssassin
>> via socket, because I would like to run a SpamAssassin daemon in
>> another linux box.
>> best regards
> mailScanner doesn't use spamc/spamd, it uses the perl API to call SA on 
> the local box..

And having used both I might add that MS using the API seems much faster 
to us. Fast enough in fact make us switch from doing spamc calls on the 
mail toasters to using SA on our MS servers. Note that spamc and spamd 
speed cannot be blamed on network issues as we use a 1gb private backend 
for the spamc connection.

Just my 2 cents.


Three years now I've asked Google why they don't have a
logo change for Memorial Day. Why do they choose to do logos
for other non-international holidays, but nothing for

Maybe they forgot who made that choice possible.

More information about the MailScanner mailing list