Sendmail and MX records

Edmund Craske edmund at m00is.net
Wed Jan 21 15:09:18 GMT 2004


> Is there something I can change, the TTL is the same for each 
> of the MX mail servers on bottomline.co.uk so there shouldn't 
> be any time out issues. I did notice that I can ping the 
> second mx server fallback.mail.pipex.net and not the first 
> mailhost.bottomline.co.uk. Would ICMP traffic matter to 
> sendmail ? Not to my knowledge to now anyways ..

When you say TTL, are you talking about the value on the end of
your MX records? That's like a priority and the primary should
be set to a lower value than the secondary one.

Ed





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