Does spamassassin cache database lower the amount of
rborland at medsch.uz.ac.zw
Fri Mar 10 08:59:57 GMT 2006
>> We are currently running six Mailscanner boxes that receive about
>> to 50,000 emails each everyday.
>> We get about 270-280 Spamassassin time outs (as per logwatch) which,
>> considered the amount of mail we get is not bad at all.
I was getting many timeouts on much lower volumes of mail than this. I
have eliminated them completely after receiving advice on the list to
set the following options:
"Rebuild Bayes Every 86400" in MailScanner.conf.
"bayes_auto_expire 0" in /etc/mail/spamassassin/local.cf.
Clearly the timeouts were occurring during Bayes rebuilds. Leaving this
process to MailScanner to handle fixed the problem entirely.
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