Setting up a Gateway

Tal Kelrich tal at MUSICGENOME.COM
Thu Jun 27 19:06:58 IST 2002

perhaps this helps?
On Thu, 2002-06-27 at 20:49, Dan Cooper wrote:
> We have a farily busy mailserver here, looking after quite a few domains but
> I only want to use mailscanner on a small number of them.
> Rather than set MailScanner up on the mailserver itself and use the
> option, is there a way to use another server as a
> gateway? i.e.  the MX records for the domain are changed to point to the
> mail server running MailScanner. Mail scanner scans the email and then sends
> it to the main mailserver?? I have tried doing this via a .forward file on
> the mailscanner system and added the domain to the
> file, but when i send an email to the domain, it simply enters
> Jun 27 18:26:00 storm mailscanner[6618]: Forwarding 1 clean messages, 10300
> bytes
> into the syslog and forwards the mesage to the main mail server.
> I know this seems like a 'why would you want to do that' situation but there
> is a good reason why we may have to go down this road.
> Thanks in advance,
> D.
Tal Kelrich

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