BETA: Max SpamAssassin Size for sendmail and Postfix
drew at themarshalls.co.uk
Mon Sep 11 20:52:40 IST 2006
On 11 Sep 2006, at 20:42, Julian Field wrote:
>> Please note this is made as an observation. I don't understand
>> enough about all the different SA rules to appreciate what the
>> best choice is (Yet!). Certainly I understand the issues of DoS
>> and indeed the potential of missing large spam messages but I can
>> also see the possible benefits of not scanning very large messages
>> at all for some of my very old and underpowered machines, so I am
>> following this debate with a keen interest.
> Considering many of the rules work quite successfully with the
> headers and some of the text of the message, simply ignoring
> messages over a certain size seems a very silly thing to do. Most
> of the spam detection rules work perfectly well with only the start
> of the message.
Indeed and I have not noticed any obvious issues with the current set
up (But then I don't have the message volume demands of many).
Sometimes ignorance is bliss :-)
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