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Re: Changing servers



On Wed, Mar 21, 2001 at 08:34:56AM +0000, Steve wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> I'm about to change a busy server (currently running under
> RedHat) to a debian server. I'm trying to figure out a 
> way that will cause least mail delays to our customers
> whilst the dns records propagate (The IP's are going to
> change for the mail server).

In addition to the allready mentioned changing of TTL's for the domain
you can also do a regular portforward (of the sendmail port) from the old
machine to the new machine untill DNS has updated.

> Also, I haven't come up with an easy solution for pop
> mail.

Same solution...

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