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[Clamav-users] Memory usage for clamd is huge

From: Ben <jultus_at_nospam>
Date: Sat Mar 29 2008 - 16:34:49 GMT
To: clamav-users@lists.clamav.net


I run clamd on a CentOS server, with freshclam, and clamsmtpd to scan mail. And I use it interfacing with postfix.
However, just clamd alone uses 23 Megabytes when idle!

Can someone post configuration options to limit or lower memory footstamp of clamav all around?
I'm looking for concrete functional ways to noticeably lower its usage, so not things like
'this might lower memory usage'.
Virus scanning is not even that important on this server, my users would never be sending viruses,
it's more an extra way to block spam and stop having to delete viruses from email.

Thanks in advance,

Ben



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