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Re: [SLUG] own domainname with non-permanent connection?



Quoting Matt Hyne <mhyne@nospam.cisco.com>:

> Another option is to config sendmail to fetch you mail using the ETRN
> (??) command - that way, the mail will be stored on a secondary server
> and you initiate the transfer to the primary when you are up - and list
> mail (non TO: addressed mail) will work too.

As I (perhaps wrongly) understand it to use ETRN your host has to be configured 
as primary MX host.  This raises the issue I mention below.

> 
> MAtt
> 
> (comments are mine - not Cisco's)
> 
> At Saturday, 23/06/2001 11:04 PM (+1000), Graeme Robinson wrote:

> >There is the chance, though small, that if your server is down for some
> reason that your last IP will be allocated to another network user who
> runs a mail server - if mail goes to that IP before you can get your
> server online again it will bounce or even be lost - not an acceptable
> risk for business mail IMO.   I'm lobbying Telstra for a fixed IP but in
> the meantime another ISP hosts my domain and my mailserver is configured
> for pop collection and multidrop distribution of my domain mail.  It
> works pretty well but I've heard multidrop can get into trouble when
> delivering listmail.
> >
> >
> >
> >
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