On Sun, 12 Dec 1999, Jason C. Leach wrote:
We are going to have another system act as a email backup for us, and we
will in tern do the same for them. I think it has something to do with
the MX system.
I'd just point out that on backup MX server never set in /etc/sendmail.cw
name of tjose machines for which you act as a backup. Otherwise all
e-mails which were accepted by your backup machine will be delivered
locally (by LDA ;-)) and that means the machine will start complaining
that user doesn not exit and send Mail-Daemon messages back to senders.
I wrote a paragraph mostly for myself at
There might be something of interrest for you, specially those MX
strategies and filter rules on router for example.
Martin Mokrejs - PGP 5.0i key at: finger://mail.natur.cuni.cz/mmokrejs
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