Archive server OT

Alex Broens ms-list at
Fri May 13 10:31:06 IST 2011

On 2011-05-13 11:20, Lyndon Labuschagne wrote:
>> I am guessing you are trying to build an email continuity system where your customers can still read their email
>> via a webmail interface while their mail server is down.
>> Depending on what MTA you are using, you can use SMTP multiplexing to deliver both to the webmail system and
>> to the customers mail server.
>> The MTA will deliver to the webmail system a copy of each message that gets processed by the MTA, in even of the
>> remote customer server being down the messages will get queued and delivered normally when the system gets
>> back up.
>> For postfix and sendmail there are milters that can do this, for exim you will have to setup routers to do this.
>> Hope that helps
>> - Andrew
> Thanks Andrew,
> Thats pretty much spot on, we make use of Postfix, I will look into this ASAP,
> Off to google to go find info on SMTP multiplexing


This is an SMTP multiplexer, which takes the input from an SMTP client 
connection and copies it to one or more SMTP servers. Intended as means 
to debug and test different mail server configurations using a 
production mail server's live data stream.

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