limit to the amount of white/blacklist rules.
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Thu Aug 21 09:47:28 IST 2008
Eduardo Casarero wrote:
> Hi, does anyone know if there is a theorically limit to the amount of
> white/blacklist rules that MailScanner can handle? I've searched the
> archives and there is only 1 email without answer saying that he had
> 40k of rules and some random problems.
> I pretend to use them through a CustomFunction (&SQLWhitelist y
If you implement it as a straight text ruleset, I wouldn't advise more
than a thousand or so rules, as it has to check them in order and it
will just gradually get slower as you add more rules. There is no
theoretical limit, however.
However, if you use a Custom Function to produce the answer, then you
can of course make your logic as complicated as you like, it's your code.
Julian Field MEng CITP CEng
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