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From: Wietse Venema (wietseporcupine.org)
Date: Mon Apr 16 2007 - 09:34:02 CDT
> I have a problem that someone may help. I run a
> amavis+postfix+clamav email system in a debian linux. Amavis is eating
> up all the CPU and even though there are days the queue starts to pile
> up. So i decided to run spamassasin in another computer to help
> decrease the time delay of my queue. My idea was, i mount the
> directory /var/spool/postfix/active on the other computer and run
> spamassasssin ( spamc -c < .... ) via script to erase emails that get
> a high value for SPAM using this other CPU. But to my surprise emails
> kept in active directory hava a format that triggers spamassassin for
> spam almost all the times. How can i convert those emails in
> /var/spool/postfix/active directory to a format that i can scan for
> spam with spamassassin? Inbox format is ok. But i hve no idea how to
> do that.
> Thanks in advance for your kindness,
You MUST NOT manipulate Postfix queue files with non-Postfix software.
If load/performance is a concern, set up multiple MX hosts instead.