Cluster of MailScanners

John Schmerold john at KATY.COM
Mon Apr 25 17:25:53 IST 2005

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Has anyone tried following approach to configuring a cluster of
MailScanner boxes?
1. Get an account at - They are good guys & don't ask for a
bunch of money
2. Define your mx record to be
3. Setup as many MailScanner boxes as your daily volume dictates (Let's
say you're setting up 2 units)
4. On the hour, run ddclient on box #1, on the 1/2 hour run ddclient on
box #2
           (see for
info regarding ddclient)
It seems to me that this should help the huge spam attacks people are
seeing. Will this work, is there a better way?

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