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Relay queue behavior

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  • Yang Zhang
    After a relay serving as a backup MX enqueues a message because the primary is down, and then the relay is reloaded with a different configuration such that it
    Message 1 of 2 , Sep 30, 2010
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      After a relay serving as a backup MX enqueues a message because the
      primary is down, and then the relay is reloaded with a different
      configuration such that it no longer is relaying mail, will Postfix
      still continue to attempt forwarding the already-queued messages?
      --
      Yang Zhang
      http://yz.mit.edu/
    • Victor Duchovni
      ... Yes, of course. Mail comes in, and then it goes out. The two activities are largely decoupled. -- Viktor.
      Message 2 of 2 , Sep 30, 2010
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        On Thu, Sep 30, 2010 at 03:55:50PM -0700, Yang Zhang wrote:

        > After a relay serving as a backup MX enqueues a message because the
        > primary is down, and then the relay is reloaded with a different
        > configuration such that it no longer is relaying mail, will Postfix
        > still continue to attempt forwarding the already-queued messages?

        Yes, of course. Mail comes in, and then it goes out. The two activities
        are largely decoupled.

        --
        Viktor.
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