MailScanner/sendmail load balancing
alex at nkpanama.com
Sat Nov 11 14:41:03 GMT 2006
Daniel Maher wrote:
> In our environment, we have a small cluster of incoming mail servers, each running Postfix & MailScanner. We balance these via DNS, in the same way that Google, Yahoo, and many other email players do: our MX points to a single hostname (mail01), which in turn has A-records for each of the machines in the cluster.
> ubisoft.com. 300 IN MX 10 mail01.ubisoft.com.
> mail01.ubisoft.com. 3600 IN A 22.214.171.124
> mail01.ubisoft.com. 3600 IN A 126.96.36.199
> mail01.ubisoft.com. 3600 IN A 188.8.131.52
> Done and done - it works like a charm, and it is fantastically easy to set up and maintain.
Do you also cluster the message stores? POP/IMAP?
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