sending mail to 2 locations

Drew Marshall drew at THEMARSHALLS.CO.UK
Sun Feb 1 11:03:17 GMT 2004

Harondel J. Sibble wrote:

>Is there an easy way in postfix or in MS to send mail to 2 locations?
>Situation, isp currently hosts dns and email accounts for client. We have an
>internal mailserver with an MS box as the mail relay for the internal server.
>We want to test with a few of the accounts that currently exist with the isp,
>so the we have the following transport map on the MS box
>username1 at smtp:[192.168.x.x]
>username2 at smtp:[192.168.x.x]
>       smtp:isp mailserver (primary mx for domain)
>The plan is to switch the primary MX to the MS box and have isp as secondary
>and the MS box will forward the test accounts to the internal server and any
>other mail with go to the isp.  Telneting into the MS box, this all works
>fine. Now however I am wondering how to have the MS box send mail for the 2
>test accounts to both the internal server and isp mailserver.
Just make an alias map some thing like:

testuser1:   test1 test1 at ispdomain
testuser2:   test2 test2 at ispdomain


$ newaliases

Should do the trick

>The reason we are going this way is that we want to keep all the current mail
>running as it is while still be able to test and use the internal mailserver
>until we are satisfied that it is ready for production use.  Can anyone
>suggest a better method of accomplishing the same goal?
>Harondel J. Sibble
>Sibble Computer Consulting
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