Minimum RAM for a small mailscanner implementation?

Kai Schaetzl maillists at
Mon Mar 30 13:31:33 IST 2009

Mark McIntosh Infowall wrote on Sun, 29 Mar 2009 12:42:04 -0400:

> I run a small mailscanner postfix set up and tried it at first with 
> 512mb; it was not sufficient  it runs fine at 1gb of ram.
> mail 350 - 500 per day
> 10 domains

There should be no problem to run with 1 or children and clamd. Of course, 
you have to check what and where your RAM is needed and tweak a bit either 
MS or some other service/application.


Kai Schätzl, Berlin, Germany
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