> -----Original Message----- > From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] > [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Behalf Of Kenny Dail > Sent: Sunday, April 29, 2007 8:18 PM > To: firstname.lastname@example.org > Subject: Re: Greylisting -- Was: Anti Spam > > > > > I'm monitoring systems at the ISP I work at. No, it is not life or > > > death > > > if a feed goes down for 3 hours and a bunch of people cannot download > > > their daily freebsd-questions mailing list fix. At least, I don't > > > think > > > so. But they do. And as their money that buys the ISP's product puts > > > the bread on my table, I have to do what they want. And they want > > > instant > > > response if there is a problem in the ISP's systems. That won't > > > happen if > > > the monitoring system's e-mails that get sent out when there is a > > > problem > > > lie around in a mail queue for an hour waiting for a greylist at the > > > cell company to let the messages through. > I understand where you are coming from on this, of course email is not > the right medium to use for notifying of email failures.
Obviously. > We built an SMS > gateway. That is one way to do it, there are others. In our case, since we have a number of mailservers, we simply pair them up to monitor each other specifically for mail failures. Ted _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"