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Old 04-16-2008, 01:39 AM   #1
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Postfix mailserver through DNS for Load Balancing


hi,

i have two mailservers and i need to configure the mailservers in load balancing manner by using DNS.
so any one plz guide me how to configure the multiple mailservers in load balancing manner by using DNS.
if you have any link or document plz share.
 
Old 04-16-2008, 01:46 AM   #2
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You mean 1 server as "production" mailserver and the other as a mail backup in case of unavailability of the first one?
Or you mean both servers acting as a cluster?
 
Old 04-16-2008, 03:48 AM   #3
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ya one is production mailserver and the other is for backup.
just give me the link or guide to configure this setup.
 
Old 04-16-2008, 04:34 AM   #4
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Don't you just need 2 MX records, one pointing to each server and using the same value for load balancing or different values for main/backup?

A simple google got this pretty quickly http://wiki.apache.org/james/SmartOrSecondaryHost

http://www.google.com/linux?hl=en&q=...ng&btnG=Search
 
  


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