[oclug]Mail server on dynamic IP DSL line
bart-oclug at jukie.net
Wed Nov 13 14:36:10 EST 2002
* Olaf Baumann <olaf.baumann at pobox.com> [021113 14:27]:
> I've got a question about secondary MX records. I understand mail is
> routed to the secondary (next higher number) if there is a failure
> transfering to the primary. I'm using pop to pull my email from my
> server. My question is this: If email gets sent to the secondary, does
> it get transfered to the primary at a later time, or would I have to pop
> from the secondary server?
I imagine this would depend on the configuration, however, generally the
secondary will cache the messages until the primary comes back on-line.
The secondary, in general, will not present the messages it has cached
via pop -- bug then again, this is dependent on the configuration.
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