Re: Memory footprint of a mail server
> Thomas Goirand <firstname.lastname@example.org> :
>Today, running Lenny, top shows us some crazy results:
>clamav: 156 MB
>amavisd-new: 80 MB per process (running 3 processes is the minimum)
>spamd: 105 MB per process (same remark)
>That makes the total amount of RAM needed to run these 3 up to
>something like 700 MB, which makes it a hard fit for smaller end VPSes.
We use on each openVZ VE: clamav + spamassasin. VEs are 2GB RAM.
So yes, your observations are right.
But I think that's the way it goes.
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