Re: Mail/News

Mark E. Berly ( (no email) )
Tue, 06 May 1997 17:49:22 -0400


>Hrrmm...the only issue I have with NTMail is the setup of Virtual Domains.
>It didn't want to work (go figure) ...Also, it required a seprate IP for
>each VD which isn't cool when you consider that each web site also requires
>an IP.
- If the mail and the web services are running on the same machine then you
can use one IP for both mail and web services (they use different port
numbers) and there won't be any problems. If you host them on separate
machines then a simple DNS configuration to point the mail (MX records) to
the proper IP is the only real setup required. Anyway just thought I would
throw in my 2 cents.

>The other question, I am using MS News Server now, any other suggestions
>(Some people seem to have problems downloading a list of news groups)
- I have run DNEWS for 18 months plus and have never had any serious
problems out of it (mainly misconfiguration on my end). I run a sucking
feed and for that purpose I would say DNEWS is excellent in price and

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