[Mimedefang] Connect to clamav/clamd and/or SA on other host
montiburns at googlemail.com
Mon Jun 23 13:34:07 EDT 2008
Michiel Brandenburg schrieb:
> C.M. Burns wrote:
>> is there any possibility to use spamassassin and clamv daemons that
>> run on another host as mimedefang?
> Yes this is possible. For spamassassin we are using
> Mail::SpamAssassin::Client ( remember to use IO::Capture::Stdout
> capturing around the process function as when something goes wrong it
> will print to stdout messing up mimedefang's client/server
> communication ).
> For clamav we are scanning localhost only. Clamav (unlike
> spamassassin) does not play wel with load balancers. I'm currently
> looking into a clam-milter implementation so that clamd can be
> balanced but have not implemented this in our production servers.
thanks for the info! meanwhile I implemented the spamd/spamc patch from
the mimedefang home, and it works like a charm!
at the moment 3 mailservers with mimedefang use a central spamd server
and so far no problems.
what exactly should be the problem in using a central clamd installation?
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