Beta release 4.61.1

Rick Cooper rcooper at
Mon Jun 4 12:24:01 IST 2007


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> From: mailscanner-bounces at 
> [mailto:mailscanner-bounces at] On Behalf 
> Of Anthony Peacock
> Sent: Monday, June 04, 2007 5:59 AM
> To: MailScanner discussion
> Subject: Re: Beta release 4.61.1
> Julian Field wrote:
> > This beta includes direct communication with clamd, and no 
> longer uses 
> > clamd-wrapper or clamdscan. This should be faster than the 
> clamd support 
> > in the previous version.
> I have just installed this version and fired up clamd.  What a 
> difference it makes.  Working like a dream and has changed a 
> server that 
> was starting to get sluggish into one that flies through the incoming 
> emails now.

Thanks, I think you will really like the latest code that calls clamd once
per batch, especially if you are normally processing a good number of
messages per batch. I would be very interested in any performance
information regarding large volume servers as I would have to manufacture
tests for large volume batches as our servers only handle a couple thousand
incoming mails a day per server (at most). I know I was pleased with the
reduction of memory and resources that we have experienced. Just make sure
your clamd.conf is setup to match your old clamavmodule settings from


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