Does anyone knew how to setup an offsite mail server with sendmail?
> > Does anyone knew how to setup an offsite mail server with sendmail?
> For what purpose?
A backup MX you mean. Go to sendmail.org and read the virtual domainsQuote:> Backup my main email server in case of it down. The offsite email server can
> receive all the email that send to my domain and then forward to the main
> email server while it back to online...
> > > Does anyone knew how to setup an offsite mail server with sendmail?
> > For what purpose?
The FAQ has an entry how to setup backup MX servers.
Please read that part instead.
Subject: Q4.14 -- How do I queue mail for another domain?
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The FAQ: http://www.sendmail.org/faq/ Before you ask.
> > A backup MX you mean. Go to sendmail.org and read the virtual domains
> > howto.
> Why? Virtual domains and backup MX servers are independent concepts.
But AFAIK it is not widely used.
That's right. However, the virtual domains howto does have a goodQuote:> Why? Virtual domains and backup MX servers are independent concepts.
Suresh Ramasubramanian + Wallopus Malletus Indigenensis
EMail Sturmbannfuhrer, Lower Middle Class Unix Sysadmin
I am looking for a way to set up our sendmail server to accept mail for
a server that is down at another location. And then once that server is
back online, I want all the mail that we qued forwarded to the correct