Mailscanner - large deployment

Julian Field MailScanner at
Sat Nov 22 19:05:07 GMT 2008

On 21/11/08 08:44, Jason Ede wrote:
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: mailscanner-bounces at [mailto:mailscanner-
>> bounces at] On Behalf Of Paulo Roncon
>> Sent: 20 November 2008 14:53
>> To: 'mailscanner at'
>> Subject: Mailscanner - large deployment
>> Hello,
>> I'm thinking on building a farm of servers with mailscanner. My
>> question is related to the quarantine mantainance: Should i implement a
>> shared médium to store the files, or should every server in the farm
>> have its on quarantine directory?
>> This is important because i need to implement a way to inform the users
>> that there's quarantined email, and its location.
>> I'm thinking of mailscanner + sendmail + mailwatch
>> Can you please advise?
> If you're looking at a large server farm then I think it would be a good idea to look at BarricadeMX.
Definitely. This will save you an awful lot of money, as your server 
farm will need to be a fraction of the size. You can easily run well 
over a million messages per day through one cheap server running 


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