[Mimedefang] Message size limits to pass to SA

Kris Deugau kdeugau at webhart.net
Wed Nov 19 16:44:04 EST 2003

> On Mon, 17 Nov 2003, Charles Gardner wrote:
> > I have a low volume scanning gateway for myself and a few other
> > domains. I've had a couple messages get through the gateway by
> > having embedded images that push their sizes up.  I've customized my
> > filter, but I left the default 100k cutoff for SA in place.  Now,
> > I'm contemplating pushing that up to 1MB.

"David F. Skoll" replied:
> Don't.


> I've never seen a spam more than 30kB, unless it was spam in an image,
> and SA wouldn't catch that anyway.

I've seen a few Asian spams that were ~250K, with several fairly large
attached images.  I've since set up procmail filters to file most of
those separately from the rest of my spam anyway.

<erno> hm. I've lost a machine.. literally _lost_. it responds to
ping, it works completely, I just can't figure out where in my
apartment it is.

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