[linux-elitists] DJB ruckus du jour

Aaron T Porter atporter@primate.net
Wed Nov 13 16:16:57 PST 2002


On Wed, Nov 13, 2002 at 07:10:03PM -0500, Derek Vadala wrote:
> Secondary DNS/MX also prevents the generic deferred delivery messages that
> often get generated by the boatload when a primary mx (and usually by
> correlation DNS go down). So you don't have dozens, or hundreds, of users
> resending email and making suport phone calls because they failed to
> understand the cryptic "no action is required, your message will get
> delivered eventually" bounces from their transports.

	Not only that, but if you've got some control over your
secondaries, in the event of a catastrophic failure, you can have them
re-route your mail, update zones from a different NS, etc. Make things
fairly transparent from a users standpoint.



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