"Restart Every" option in MailScanner.conf?

Joost Waversveld joost at WAVERSVELD.NL
Fri Dec 30 16:30:32 GMT 2005

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> instead? It will share the load and still take all the load if one fails.
> It's as easy as assigning an MX record in DNS pointing to both your boxes
> with the same "cost".

This is not true!!! If you assign an MX record with the same cost, then 
the DNS will randomly return one ip. If that IP fails, it will NOT try 
the other, but another MX record with an higher cost or fail.

If you want an fallback, then you must assign different costs', but 
then one server will carry the load, except for a small percentage of 
SPAM messages :D


Joost Waversveld

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