Re: File system mirroring for SMTP/POP Servers
Thanks James, I am taking a look at Unison a File Syncronizer, DRDB I think
is more oriented towards machines in the same lan, the machines I am trying
to replicate are on different networks, although with high band width it is
not reasonable to replicate hard disk. :)
Thanks any way :).
On Wed, 2005-05-11 at 19:22 +0200, Mario Lopez wrote:
> I am seeking for a solution for having several SMTP/POP servers on
> different network locations, the problem is the following, we actually
> one SMTP/POP server with MX backup to another server, ok this solution is
> ok for some scenarios but when the main SMTP/POP server goes down (it does
> not happen to much fortunately) the email is not lost but no one can
> they email, and this tends to annoy people, is there any possibilty of
> having some kind of mirrored file system over the network so when one of
> the servers goes down the DNS would point them to the other IP (using the
> round robin dns feature or whatever) and people could download email?.
You might like to consider DRBD: http://www.drbd.org/
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