Spamassassin is slow - any tips or good commercial alternative?

Kevin Miller Kevin_Miller at
Fri Jun 13 17:26:01 IST 2008

Hugo van der Kooij wrote:
> DNS checks inside SA could be a real killer. Disable them and see what
> happens. A good DNS forwarder on your machine will also improve
> things. 
> On the other hand you may have CPU and RAM to spare. In which case you
> may add one or two more children to MS and see what happens.

Another thought - look and see if you're swapping significantly.
That'll slow things down a lot...

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