[Mimedefang] Help with SA within MD

Mark G. Thomas Mark at Misty.com
Fri Jun 15 13:31:41 EDT 2007


On Fri, Jun 15, 2007 at 12:51:33PM -0400, Jason Bertoch wrote:
> On Friday, June 15, 2007 11:44 AM scuba at centroin.com.br wrote:
> > 
> >  	The host that does not have the problem, is running FBSD 6.1 and
> > Perl 5.8.8, that's the basic difference.
> > 
> There were a number of posts on the SA mailing list regarding rule issues
> (especially SARE rules) when running perl 5.8.5 and SA 3.2.0.  At this point, I
> believe the affected rules have been rewritten.  Getting the latest updates with
> sa-update should take care of the stock rules.  The SARE site, among others, has
> recently been under a DDoS attack so you may not have the latest updates there
> but the dostech channel is still available.

At least in my case, the incompatible rules were an intial contributor to
the performance problem, but even after I removed the couple SARE rules which 
were generating the floods of logged error messages, I still had massive 
performance problems with 3.2.0, relative to 3.1.8 which was fine.


Mark G. Thomas (Mark at Misty.com)
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