Clustering MS

Glenn Steen glenn.steen at GMAIL.COM
Tue Aug 30 13:38:58 IST 2005

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On 30/08/05, James Gray <james at> wrote:
> On Tuesday 30 August 2005 19:58, Raymond Dijkxhoorn wrote:
> > > Simplistically you could keep the plaintext config files in sync with
> > > any tool ... like rsync...
> >
> > Sure, but there is a product doing that, the things you mentioned. If you
> > have the cashflow to make 2 datacenters you most likely can send some
> > towards Julian by supporting the product. You can also do some rsync trics
> > but most likely you have to figure that out ytourself.
> It's weird - we have two data centres (Boston MA, USA and Sydney AUST), two
> MailScanner gateways and I was only pondering today that I really should pull
> my finger out and write a combined script that "rsync's" all the configs then
> restarts stuff that's changed so I only have to modify the files on one
> machine.....
> Anyone interested to see my scripting 5ki15 when it's all done?

Should fit well in the wiki, no?

> We run independent bayes databases on each server - they get enough of the
> same sort of mail to be "close enough".  If we ever wanted shared a database
> I'd put in some sort of funky mysql replication...or something along those
> lines anyway (never looked into it in much detail).
> Cheers
> James
> --
> Until Eve arrived, this was a man's world.
>   -- Richard Armour
Are you sure Eve sisn't take the position "You had it on loan for a
few minutes, 's all! You no-good oaf!" on this one?-)

-- Glenn
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