Using a SAN/GPFS with cyrus

Nils Vogels nivo at
Wed Jan 21 16:25:28 EST 2004

Prentice Bisbal wrote:

> For redundancy, I was thinking of creating the IMAP folder dir and 
> spool dir on the SAN and then having two mailservers setup identically 
> using cyrus. If the primary server  goes down for any reason, the 
> secondary would automatically begin receiving/delivering mail based on 
> the MX records in DNS.

Please bear in mind, that the MX priority in DNS is not honored by all 
mailsystems, so it could happen that your secondary server has traffic 
while your first server also has traffic, possibly delivering to the 
same mailbox at the same time.



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