Subject: Re: sendmail removal and getting migration advice right
To: Manuel Bouyer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Geert Hendrickx <ghen@NetBSD.org>
Date: 06/16/2006 00:31:12
On Thu, Jun 15, 2006 at 09:44:54PM +0200, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 15, 2006 at 09:40:59PM +0200, Martin Husemann wrote:
> > On Thu, Jun 15, 2006 at 09:30:36PM +0200, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
> > > That's annoying. Can mini-sendmail be told to try several different relays
> > > before giving up ?
> > Yes, just put multiple -s options in mailer.conf:
> > sendmail /usr/pkg/sbin/mini_sendmail -smail -smail2 -smail3
> Cool, so we can easily setup one or 2 fallback smtp servers on the network
> to handle this. Should be good enouth for most cases ...
Not if your own network link is down, which is more likely than your
ISP's mailservers being down. You should always have *some* background
process to periodically check your mail queue (even if it were run from