MTA - where to send mail in a MURDER env

Rob Siemborski rjs3 at
Thu Jul 8 13:59:17 EDT 2004

On Thu, 8 Jul 2004, ML mail wrote:

> I am currently setting up a MURDER environement with one frontend server 
> and one backend server to start with. The MTA (Sendmail) for incoming 
> mails (MX) will be running on the frontend server. Now my question: 
> where should the MTA send the incoming mails ? Should the MTA send it to 
> the frontend server via LMTPProxy or should it send it to the backend 
> via LMTP ?

You need to send it to an lmtpproxyd, but there's no reason to put that on 
a frontend -- we run our lmtpproxyd's on the same hosts as our MTAs (via 
unix socket).


Rob Siemborski * Andrew Systems Group * Cyert Hall 207 * 412-268-7456
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