Consequences of increasing email size from 16M to 25M
mailscanner at joolee.nl
Fri Aug 3 11:38:38 IST 2012
afaik, there is also a limit to the size of messages handled by Mailscanner
at all, this can usually be configured to about 1 MB. All other messages
will not be considered spam because even virus spam is always just a few
kb. They 'need' to be send by the billions so every byte counts.
On 3 August 2012 10:45, Glenn Steen <glenn.steen at gmail.com> wrote:
> Denis is indeed correct. Uping the limit in Postfix will not affect the
> size of things being fed into SA. The increase in size will probably only
> affect clamd, and that marginally.
> What some people may notice is that really big mail tend to take fairly
> long time to go through, esoecially on rather busy systems, since they will
> be handled last, in most cases:-). ( It's not as easy as that, but... Try
> explain queue theory and MTA priority rule sets to your CEO, and you'll see
> someone lose interrest really fast;-)
> -- Glenn
> Den 20 jul 2012 18:24 skrev "Robert Lopez" <rlopezcnm at gmail.com>:
> Thank you to every one who replied.
>> Dave and Martin, We do have a file transfer system.
>> Denis, Thank you, I will trust you are correct and proceed to build a
>> test system and verify.
>> Robert Lopez
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