Subject: Re: recommendations for virus/worm scanning software?
To: Jukka Marin <email@example.com>
From: Michael Wolfson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 09/24/2003 23:53:27
On Wednesday, September 24, 2003, at 11:37 PM, Jukka Marin wrote:
> What's the data path?
> network -> sendmail -> mail.local -> procmail -> spamassassin
> ->procmail ->
Essentially, though I use postfix and that calls procmail directly.
procmail calls spamassassin which returns the message with its analysis
inserted into the headers. procmail finishes the delivery process.
> or...? Is it possible to configure sendmail to feed the messages
> to spamd (is that what it's for?) and then to procmail and file?
Idunno. Try milter? AFAICT, postfix can't. Some of the other MTAs
might, like exim.
> If you need to lauch lots of processes including perl for every
> I bet you need lots of CPU.. :-I
I wouldn't mind the delay (only about 30 seconds), but it just consumes
too much RAM. Each spamassassin process uses about 16 MB on a 68k