Alex Neuman van der Hans alex at
Sat Nov 9 00:16:28 GMT 2013

In my experience a well tuned MailScanner has far more accuracy and performance than a Barracuda machine.

Alex Neuman van der Hans
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On Nov 8, 2013, at 6:13 PM, Tracy Greggs <mailscanner-list at> wrote:

> I 2nd that!  Very few false positives with Barracuda in my experience.
> You can also look at what IS being scored in SA on these spams and perhaps increase the score for some of the items.  My personal opinion is that the default SA score is too low for quite a few of the rules.
> Razor, Pyzor and DCC?  They are a must IMO.  It truly is a balancing act and you are NEVER going to stop all spam from getting through, but you can catch the vast majority of it with some diligence.
> I am personally a proponent of using geoip blocking with xtables addon for iptables and blocking all of the major offending countries that I never have legit email from.  I do understand for the global corporate scenario that is largely not possible to do.

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