Replication question - cross replication?

Gary Mills mills at
Fri Jun 15 08:41:15 EDT 2007

On Fri, Jun 15, 2007 at 08:56:53AM +0100, David Carter wrote:
> On Thu, 14 Jun 2007, Nels Lindquist wrote:
> > I'm setting up a high-availability mail server setup with two boxes that
> > will essentially be mirrors of each other.
> >
> > If both are configured for local delivery, can I have them replicate
> > each other if I utilize UUIDs?
> No. IMAP is not well suited to active-active replication. Replication in 
> Cyrus is strictly active-passive.

The way to do this is with a cluster filesystem mounted on both boxes.
It's not an easy way to go.

-Gary Mills-    -Unix Support-    -U of M Academic Computing and Networking-

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