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Re: Distributed Qmail Configuration

Thanks alot. I will research this for best implementation. I am hoping to
create a mail server pool for failover. My only dilemma is DNS resolution of
mail server addresses.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Jeff Norman" <jnorman@fx0.net>
To: "Gene Grimm" <elessar@noi.net>
Cc: <debian-isp@lists.debian.org>
Sent: Thursday, December 13, 2001 1:40 PM
Subject: Re: Distributed Qmail Configuration

> On Thu, 2001-12-13 at 07:43, Gene Grimm wrote:
> > Is there any information available anywhere about configuring Qmail for
> > distributed mail delivery with one Qmail system receiving as the Mail
> > eXchanger and relaying selective domains to specified remote Qmail POP
> > servers?
> >
> If I understand correctly, I think what you want is an artificial smtp
> route. Add to /var/qmail/control/smtproutes:
> domain.com:pop.domain.com
> This will relay mail destined for domain.com to the pop.domain.com
> server. The qmail program at pop.domain.com should be setup to handle
> the domain.com email locally (and subsequently allow pop3 access to it).
> Don't forget to add domain.com to the /var/qmail/control/rcpthosts file
> on pop.domain.com!
> Specific information on the smtproutes control file can be found in the
> qmail-remote man page. Another good general qmail info source is
> qmail.org if you haven't found it already.
> Jeff

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