Thanks Tom. It worked. As soon as I removed from virtualdomains
mail started going directly to the live server. Again thanks
everyone for all your help.


> On May 25, 2006, at 9:20 AM, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:
>> i have an RHEL-Qmail-Vpopmail-Installation with 2 virtural domains
>> ( and Domain is in daily use. is only
>> there for fallback if the real mailserver dies.
> Reiterating what others have said...
> If your server is just a backup MX server for, it should only
> appear in rcpthosts or morercpthosts.  If there's another server with a
> lower MX number, your server will queue the mail and try to deliver it
> to
> If your server is really a backup server in case the real server is
> destroyed (vs. just falling off the net for a few hours), then you'll
> have to remove from /var/qmail/control/virtualdomains.  You can
> then keep the ~vpopmail/domains/ directory in-tact, possibly
> updating it from the main server via rsync.  When the old server kicks
> the bucket, add back into virtualdomains, update the DNS
> records so you're now the primary DNS server, and you're off and
> running.
> --
> Tom Collins  -  [EMAIL PROTECTED]
> Vpopmail - virtual domains for qmail:
> QmailAdmin - web interface for Vpopmail:

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