[Sysadmins] IOL email down?

Nick Hilliard nick at netability.ie
Thu Jul 17 15:33:14 IST 2014

On 16/07/2014 19:23, Declan Kelly wrote:
> Or have a backup MX.

No.  Argh, no.

> The old IEUnet had Pipex MX as backup when they moved out of TCD.

yes, I wiped that universally from ieunet's dns with grim satisfaction one day.

Backup MX works fine when you have small amounts of email.  When you have
lots of email, it breaks everyone's MTA in ways which are truly horrible.


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