MS 4.55.9 not detecting Mail::ClamAV

Julian Field MailScanner at
Sat Oct 28 17:59:28 IST 2006

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TCIS List Acct wrote:
> Julian Field wrote:
>> I personally wouldn't recommend hundreds of messages per batch, the 
>> process sizes will get enormous. I would recommend clamavmodule as it 
>> avoids the startup cost of running the binary.
> FWIW we do 50 per batch and clamscan (tested both 0.88.4 and 0.88.5) 
> falls over under the load quite quickly, whereas f-prot on the same 
> box runs without a hiccup.
Define 'falls over'. Is it running out of memory? 50 per batch is quite 
large. How many CPU cores do you have and how much RAM, and how much swap?


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