Mailscanner message delays / load issue
Hugo van der Kooij
hvdkooij at vanderkooij.org
Tue Jun 26 19:54:03 IST 2007
On Tue, 26 Jun 2007, Alistair Carmichael wrote:
> We receive approximately 30,000 messages each day which are handled by a
> cluster of 2 servers via DNS round robin, the load on both machines is
> steadily at about 5,5,5 with clamscan processes constantly being at the
> top of the process list in terms of cpu usage. We are also seeing log
> entries similar to this constantly appearing in the maillog.
> MailScanner: Commercial scanner clamav timed out!
clamscan is notorious for this. You will find loads of threads on ClamAV
in the archives of this mailinglist. In fact clamscan is the worst way to
call upon ClamAV.
hvdkooij at vanderkooij.org http://hugo.vanderkooij.org/
This message is using 100% recycled electrons.
Some men see computers as they are and say "Windows"
I use computers with Linux and say "Why Windows?"
(Thanks JFK, for the insight.)
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