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Re: Barracuda Networks is at it again: Any Suggestions as to an Alternative?
From: Gabriel Marais <unix () 64bit co za>
Date: Mon, 11 Apr 2011 12:10:28 +0200

On 2011/04/09 11:38 AM, Phil Regnauld wrote:
Tim Chown (tjc) writes:

I don't know quite how high a performance you need. If it's just email
spam/viruses you are concerned with, you can run MailScanner for free,
see http://www.mailscanner.info. It's been around for 10 years now and
used by a lot of big organisations, many of which are listed on the
web site. Written by a colleague here at University of Southampton,
hence the plug. If you install and run it yourself, there's a good
community mail list for support and tips.

        ... or just run amavisd.  MailScanner used to do Bad Things with the
        Postfix queue, but since then I think they have fixed that, but I will
        admit to not having any experience with it.

I have 6 MailScanner servers in production running with Postfix, not had any 'real' issues in the last few years.



        As to amavisd:

        http://www.ijs.si/software/amavisd/

        Have been using it on 1 million mails / day with satisfaction






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