Matus UHLAR - fantomas wrote:
> On 08.04.08 10:52, DAve wrote:
>> We recently upgraded to SA 3.2.4 and are experiencing much slower
>> processing. After watching my rule hits for a few days I would like to
>> remove some rules (set score to 0) to gain back some speed.
>> Ami I correct in believing that the below rules will not be run and no
>> lookup will be made if skip_rbl_checks is set to 1? Looking at my
>> dnscache I think this is true.

> if you want to turn those off, simply disable network rules. Many rules have
> different scores when used with network and without it, and simply disabling
> network rules would increase FN (maybe even FP) rate for you.

But I want some network rules, some of the URIBL tests are my golden
bullets, by far the most effective rules we run. Your spam may vary of

> However, if you can afford it, do run those tests. They are much effective
> than most of static rules in SA. They don't take much CPU time, just some
> network traffic and a few seconds more. And they increase efficiency very
> much
>> I would also like to not run the following rules, they hit, but in less
>> than 1% of my spam do they make any difference. The lookups are not
>> worth it, at least not for our mail, not today. That all may change. I
>> am assuming I will need to set each one to zero to stop any lookups?

> those were network too.

Which was why I asked. I read through the rules to see what was doing a
lookup and where it looked up the URI. I do not want to check sorbs or
spamhaus, we do that at the MTA. I do not what to lookup anything via
spamcop, njabl, or bl.whois.



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