[Gllug] Handling a new twist by spammers

rich at annexia.org rich at annexia.org
Mon Dec 9 15:02:14 UTC 2002

On Mon, Dec 09, 2002 at 02:43:57PM +0000, Xander D Harkness wrote:
> What I have done is to implement callout on the secondary mailservers, 
> these then check with the primary that mail can be delivered and will 
> only accept the mail once it has checked that it can forward it.
> This does cause a greater load and for heavily stressed mailservers it 
> is inappropriate.

Doesn't this kind of defeat the point of a second mailserver - ie.
somewhere to deliver mail to when your primaries are down?


Richard Jones, Red Hat Inc. (London, UK) http://www.redhat.com/software/ccm
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