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236221Re: Backup Mail Server

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  • Wietse Venema
    Apr 1, 2008
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      mouss:
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      > ramesh srinivas wrote:
      > > Hi,
      > >
      > > Recently i have configured backup Mail server. tested
      > > by disconnecting primary mail server, mails are qued
      > > in backup mail server, so its working fine.
      > >
      > > Invalid mails which are rejected by primary mail
      > > server are queuing in backup mail server, backup mail
      > > server pushes to primary mail server.
      > >
      > > How to discard this invalid mails from secondary mail
      > > server queue. ( i have entered valid mail id in access
      > > file, still im finding lot of invalid mails in queue).
      > >
      > > Any suggestion to fix this issue is appreciable.
      > >
      > >
      >
      > You must validate recipients on the backup server (either copy the list
      > of users or use sql/ldap to access this list).
      >
      > If you can't, then remove the backup server. discarding mail is not
      > acceptable (bouncing is worst). People do mistype addresses sometimes.

      See: "Configuring Postfix as primary or backup MX host for a remote site:
      http://www.postfix.org/STANDARD_CONFIGURATION_README.html#backup

      Wietse
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