At 12:36 PM 4/5/2007, Jonathan Horne wrote:
currently, my email server is just a single box, accepting and sending emails
from and to the internet. spamassassin and sendmail, and so far, it works
i would like to change it up, so that i have a pair of servers doing MX
internet, which then passes to an internal server for delivery. if i do
could remove spamassassin from the internal server, and run it on just the 2
external. all those configurations is really not my issue here... what im
really pondering is how would external servers that are seperate from
target mailboxes are, know which addressess are acceptable and which to
does anyone have any setups that are similar to this, and could advise me or
point me in the right direction?
Generally you want to filter and bounce mail at the point of origin, so
your mail server that first accepts the mail. As long as you have the
bandwidth on that server you would spam check, virus check there, bouncing
any bad ones. Then forward to your internal server only clean mail for
However unless you have terribly underpowered servers, or a lot of email
(like >50,000 messages a day) running on two servers should not be necessary.
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