Stop checking mail through mailscanner on large emails

Glenn Steen glenn.steen at
Fri Sep 15 13:46:07 IST 2006

On 15/09/06, Gordon Colyn <gordon at> wrote:
> ITNT Banner CampaignIs there any way to stop mailscanner from scanning mail
> larger than 1mb?  Most spam is a lot smaller than that and will reduce load
> on my servers with the larger emails.
> Thanks
MailScanner doesn't do that.... it only sends a (configurable) smaller
part of the message (30-40 KiB) to SpamAssassin... so this is mostly
already covered.
Virus scanners are another deal though.
-- Glenn
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