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Re: Backup Mail Server

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  • mouss
    ... 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
    Message 1 of 3 , Apr 1, 2008
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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.
    • Wietse Venema
      mouss: [ Charset ISO-8859-1 unsupported, converting... ] ... See: Configuring Postfix as primary or backup MX host for a remote site:
      Message 2 of 3 , Apr 1, 2008
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        mouss:
        [ Charset ISO-8859-1 unsupported, converting... ]
        > 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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