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Re: This might be a stupid question but...



On Tue, 30 May 2000, Henri J. Schlereth wrote:

> 
> Sorry, but the MX records merely give weighted deliver preferences,
> if the user is not on the first mail server it gets bounced. The second
> mail server only kicks in if the first is unreachable. Sounds like
> someone needs to buy some books like DNS&BIND 3rd Edition (O'Reily)
> and/or if use Sendmail the "bat" book (also O'Reilly)
> 
> Henri
> 
> 

I figured that BIND wasn't quite so smart but i wanted to make
certain.  So really the only way to make certain of delivery, if you
have a setup like this, is to create aliases on both hosts...sucky.

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