OT: Backup MX

Green, Rodney rgreen at trayerproducts.com
Wed Sep 13 14:14:47 IST 2006

Green, Rodney wrote:
> Hello,
> We recently had a day of downtime for our Internet connection. We 
> don't have a backup MX to queue mail while our  mail server is 
> unreachable.
> My question is this. If I were to get a DSL connection setup and 
> connect a backup DNS server and backup MX server, would there be a way
> for users to access incoming mail that is queued on the backup MX? How 
> is something like this normally handled? We rely on e-mail here and
> need some sort of backup plan if our main connection goes down.
> Thanks for any suggestions.
> Rod

Just to add a little more information.. I'm using postfix as our MTA and 
of course MailScanner.

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