pyzor functionality

Stephen Swaney steve.swaney at
Wed Nov 15 15:17:46 GMT 2006

> -----Original Message-----
> From: mailscanner-bounces at [mailto:mailscanner-
> bounces at] On Behalf Of Erik van der Leun
> Sent: Wednesday, November 15, 2006 9:26 AM
> To: MailScanner discussion
> Subject: pyzor functionality
> Hi,
> On several servers, PYZOR seems to work every now and then...
> I can't seem to find a reason why... no errormessages when checking with -
> -lint
> To be honest, I don't have much of a clue...
> What would be a good way of testing whether the online request gets a
> proper answer?
> Kind regards,
> Erik van der Leun


The Pyzor server or servers if there is more than one are often off line.
Pyzor has not been updated since September 7, 2002. It's become unreliable
at best. Attempts to contact the author with offers of help and servers have

Pyzor timeouts simply slow down SpamAssassin processing. Pyzor should not be
used on a busy server. 


Stephen Swaney
Fort Systems Ltd.
stephen.swaney at> 

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