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bswinnerton 2nd November 2008 03:36

Slow mail speeds
 
Hi everyone,

I've been watching the running processes when mail comes into my server. It involves a bit of spamassassin and clamd. Are there any configuration edits or easy ways to speed it up?

Thanks

falko 2nd November 2008 16:10

How long does it take to deliver an email?
How's the load average on your system?

bswinnerton 2nd November 2008 16:47

Don't get me wrong, the speeds aren't that bad. But I still feel like it is longer than it should take. My load average is quite low because we don't have too many emails coming through. However I believe if we were to get biraged by spam or had a lot more users, emails would simply take too long to get through.

It takes about 30 seconds from when the email enters the server to appear in my mailbox. And about a good 15-20 seconds I would say is spamassassin. I was just wondering if this is normal, or if there were any tweaks you could make to it.

thias 2nd November 2008 18:00

Hi!

sounds as if SA just needs some seconds to complete network tests.
I'd this is pretty normal.

Thias

bswinnerton 3rd November 2008 03:50

Alright, I'll take your word for it. I have heard that spamd is a little bit faster. Is it compatible with ISPConfig?

falko 3rd November 2008 16:19

Yes. http://www.howtoforge.com/forums/sho...pamd+ispconfig

chipsafts 3rd November 2008 18:59

Quote:

Originally Posted by bswinnerton (Post 153151)
Alright, I'll take your word for it. I have heard that spamd is a little bit faster. Is it compatible with ISPConfig?

spamd is definitely faster.

bswinnerton 3rd November 2008 19:37

I can't seem to find spamassassin.rc.master in the same place with the latest ISPConfig. Is it somewhere new?

falko 4th November 2008 15:12

No, it's in /root/ispconfig/isp/conf/.


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