[TriLUG] home mail servers (was Re: OT: flame on)
Tue, 30 Jul 2002 08:37:05 -0400
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I have a postfix server running on my machine, and use a friend for a
secondary MX. If my server is down, does anyone know how long the mail
will me queued on Dux before being bounced back to the sender?
On Tue, Jul 30, 2002 at 08:10:04AM -0400, Lisa Lorenzin wrote:
> andy wrote:
> > I'd like to understand a little more as to why. I'm freeing up for tim=
> > shortly and I'm planning to set my own mail server up so that I can hav=
> > email thats at least as reliable as the postal service again=20
> in pursuit of reliability - one thing i'd suggest, from experience, is
> that you find someone (or several someones) to do secondary MX for you.
> service interruptions happen; they're a lot less frustrating when you at=
> least have the consolation of knowing that your mail is queuing up for=20
> you. it also helps to find a secondary on a different internet service=
> than you are, so a single failure doesn't take you both down..
Nathan J. Conrad (919) 929-6413 http://bungled.net
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