moving a mailserver

Doran Barton fozz at
Thu Nov 9 18:37:37 MST 2006

Ryan Byrd wrote:
> Choice 2:
> 1-set up a new mail server in the new building
> 2- add an MX record with an MX record of 20
> 3- set up a store and forward config to forward the email to the original
> email server

Ask someone who operates a mail server to act as your secondary MX 
(weight of 20, for example). Their server will hold your mail until your 
server is back online at which time it will pass it on.

fozz at is Doran L. Barton, president, Iodynamics LLC
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