problems with secondary mail server

Antony Stone Antony at SOFT-SOLUTIONS.CO.UK
Wed Oct 15 14:51:41 IST 2003

On Wednesday 15 October 2003 2:47 pm, Matus wrote:

> On Wednesday 15 of October 2003 15:20, you wrote:
> > On Wed, 15 Oct 2003 12:38:20 +0200, you wrote:
> > >1. one reason is that I'm concerned about configuration file
> > >synchronization .. - i know i can make it on system level but still ;-)
> > > - so if it is another solution for making that i want to try it before
> > > i make it
> >
> > We have three servers. In the relevant directories with configuration
> > files there is a Makefile that copies the changed files to the other two
> > systems. Offcourse I only update those files on one of the systems.
> yes, but human factor ... someone change config for client on one server
> and he forget to change it on another and client start complaining and ...
> maybe you know that ;-) i want to make it idiot protected as much as
> possible ;-)

No, the point Peter was making was that nobody touches the config on two of
the machines - all changes are made to one of the servers, and then
automatically propagated to the other two, precisely in order to avoid the
problem you mention.




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