Mailscanner mqueuein trouble

Julian Field MailScanner at
Wed Jul 19 19:44:47 IST 2006

On Wed19 Jul 06, at 19:14, Marcos Sobral wrote:

> Checks.
> Virus Scan with clamav
> Attach Filename check
> SpamAssassin
> I forward the spam to another acount to do the spam-digest.
> There are some things that maybe could help me with the tunning of  
> MailScanner, like the Number of mails in each process, now that I´m  
> working with a tmpfs maybe I could rise the Max Messages Per Scan  
> values.

Leave it at 30, no great reason to change this. I mostly only ever  
change this when debugging MailScanner. It's very rare to change this  

> And what about the Childs, is it good to have a good number of  
> childs? do they allow me to process more mail? How can I know which  
> amount is the right one for my servers?.

I usually recommend 5 per normal CPU core, 8 per hyper-threading core.
This seems to work pretty well for 99% of users.

> Thanks a lot!!
> Marcos
> Michele Neylon:: wrote:
>> .
>> If you up the RAM on all the servers you should see improvements.
>> Which checks are you running?
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