Barracuda Networks is at it again: Any Suggestions as to an Alternative?

Phil Regnauld regnauld at
Sat Apr 9 09:38:50 UTC 2011

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 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.

	As to amavisd:

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

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