smtp load balancer???

Joshua Hirsh joshua.hirsh at PARTNERSOLUTIONS.CA
Wed Dec 7 19:45:27 GMT 2005

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> I am considering adding an SMTP load balancer in front of my 
> MS servers.
> Any suggestions?

Hi Denis,

 Have you tried setting up multiple A records for one MX, instead of two equal value records? 

For example:	IN	MX	5
smtpe1		IN	A
smtpe1		IN	A

 It might be cheaper instead of buying a device to actually balance it out, but I don't have any data on how well this balances out the requests as compared to how you have it setup now (two equal value MX records).



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