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Re: smtp out

From: Eero Volotinen <eero.volotinen_at_nospam>
Date: Wed Oct 06 2010 - 20:03:12 GMT

2010/10/6 Jeroen Geilman <>:
> On 10/04/2010 10:30 PM, K bharathan wrote:
>> hi all
>> i'd like to put a smarthost using postfix; what are the min.precautions i
>> shud put in? i've heard controls on outgoing mails are not that easily
>> effective unlike the controls on incoming mails; also i plan to use SA and
>> Amavis; appreciate valuable suggestions on this
>> ty
>> -bharathan
> You want to run spamassassin and amavisd-new on relayed mail ?
> I think you need a bigger box...
> Seriously, everything depends on who is allowed to use the box as a relay,
> and under what conditions.

Also remember that encryption (ssl) also eats some cpu time.

Anyway.. cpu speed is nowdays very cheap..

-- Eero