"Body-Contains" limit

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Nov 26th, 2009
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I can't find this documented anywhere, but I am thinking there is a maximum number associated with the number of matches that can be counted with the 'body-contains' rule, for example;

body-contains("someword",1000) - works just fine

...but using say a count of 10,000 (a lot, I know!) does not.

[EDIT : I figured this out, 10,000 works fine! Apologies for the hasty post]


Thanks guys!


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Andrew Wurster Thu, 11/26/2009 - 17:42
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i can't find it documented anywhere. but it sounds like a bad idea... content filters (GUI) have form validation to restrict you from entering a value of > 1000 term matches. message filters (CLI) may lack similar data validation but it uses more or less the same scanning capabilities so there must be a resource consumption type reason to limit term matches to 1000. i've only ever seen someone use values from 1 through 10 in that field to be honest.

if you do decide to use that in production - let us know what happens.



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