Thanks Tom. It worked. As soon as I removed yyy.com from virtualdomains mail started going directly to the live yyy.com server. Again thanks everyone for all your help.
Andrew > On May 25, 2006, at 9:20 AM, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: >> i have an RHEL-Qmail-Vpopmail-Installation with 2 virtural domains >> (xxx.com and yyy.com). Domain xxx.com is in daily use. yyy.com is only >> there for fallback if the real yyy.com mailserver dies. > > Reiterating what others have said... > > If your server is just a backup MX server for yyy.com, 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 yyy.com. > > 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 yyy.com from /var/qmail/control/virtualdomains. You can > then keep the ~vpopmail/domains/yyy.com directory in-tact, possibly > updating it from the main server via rsync. When the old server kicks > the bucket, add yyy.com 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: http://vpopmail.sf.net/ > QmailAdmin - web interface for Vpopmail: http://qmailadmin.sf.net/ > >