LinuxQuestions.org
Welcome to the most active Linux Forum on the web.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Networking
User Name
Password
Linux - Networking This forum is for any issue related to networks or networking.
Routing, network cards, OSI, etc. Anything is fair game.

Notices



Reply
 
Search this Thread
Old 07-30-2004, 11:47 AM   #1
bleunuit
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: May 2004
Posts: 18

Rep: Reputation: 0
spamassassin w/ procmail vs. spamassassin w/sendmail


I'm successfullly running spamassassin on my companies mail server. This machine is slow, only has 256 meg of memory, and is a p3, but its our mail server and thats just what we use.

I'm currently using procmail in conjunction with spamassassin to filter out spam mail. This is setup per user with a .procmailrc file in each user directory so each time an email message comes to a user, a spamassassin process is invoked. As you can imagine, this can put quite a load on the old crappy mailserver. My question is, if I used spamassassin in conjunction with sendmail, as opposed to procmail, would it be less intesive for the machine, or wouldn't it matter?

thanks
-bleunuit
 
Old 08-01-2004, 08:12 AM   #2
stoffell
Member
 
Registered: Apr 2003
Location: belgium
Distribution: debian
Posts: 72

Rep: Reputation: 15
dspam

hi there,

I recommend, besides using sa, also having a look at the way you could implement dspam. It's a magnificent anti-spam filter and it has some great features you just might want to have a look at.

Besides that, it's also very fast so in my opinion it might even be an advantage..
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Spamassassin and procmail zamri Linux - Networking 2 07-16-2005 07:40 AM
fetchmail procmail spamassassin VincentB Linux - Software 4 08-24-2004 02:35 PM
Procmail and spamassassin question Liberator Linux - Software 5 08-13-2004 04:24 PM
Problems with Procmail + Spamassassin timread Linux - Software 2 01-15-2004 10:11 AM
Procmail not working with sendmail/spamassassin xichimos Linux - Networking 0 09-14-2003 02:01 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:04 PM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
identi.ca: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration