[CentOS] clustered mail server?

Sun May 18 05:17:50 UTC 2008
Rudi Ahlers <Rudi at SoftDux.com>

Karanbir Singh wrote:
> Rudi Ahlers wrote:
>> Well, that's one of the problems I foresee, but also the fact that 
>> each email has a unique message ID, so I don't know if the backup 
>> server will pickup the changed messages ID's or not? I have been 
>> thinking of running a MySQL backed mail server, but have a feeling it 
>> will have a heavy impact on performance
> umm. message-ID's are added at mail origin time ( or the first time 
> they come in contact with a non brain dead mta ).
> me thinks you need to read up a bit on what email is and how it works. 
> the RFC's are a good place to start ( and mostly readable ).
I'm referring to the way qmail stores emails (if each email is a 
different file). AFAIK, this is a known problem with clustered mails 


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