mailscanner with heavy load

Paulo Roncon paulo-m-roncon at
Fri Jan 30 16:01:42 GMT 2009

Brent: thats exactly the reason why i questioned the list. I would like to know real world up-to-date examples of heavy use.


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Date: Fri, 30 Jan 2009 09:18:32 +1300
From: Brent Addis <brent.addis at>
Subject: Re: mailscanner with heavy load
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Those examples are by now quite old (I remember seeing those at least 3
years ago)

Does anyone have any real world examples of large scale deployments,
using current spam types and newer plugins (ocr scanning etc) on more
modern hardware?

On Thu, 2009-01-29 at 14:18 +0200, Ismail OZATAY wrote:

> Paulo Roncon yazm?s,:
> > Hello everyone,
> >
> > Can you please tell how many mgs/day and Mb/day do your mailscanner filter?
> > I'm designing a large deployment and have some concerns in its capability of handling heavy loads...
> > In my case the box will face about 2MB/s incoming and 60msg/s !!
> > How many servers(HP G5, quadcore, 16RAM) should I install? (not using DCC, Razor, Pyzor.)
> >
> > Thanks!
> >
> > Paulo,
> > Portugal
> >

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