Re: Mail routing

Adam Greene ( (no email) )
Mon, 24 Aug 1998 10:08:16 -0400

Off the top of my head, I would recommend copying all the user information
on host1 and host2 to the new mail server. Then, very quickly change the A
Record and MX Record that currently point to host1 and host2 to records
which point to the new mail server instead.

Adam Greene
Webjogger Internet Services

-----Original Message-----
From: Robert W. Downard <>
To: <>
Date: Sunday, August 23, 1998 4:09 PM
Subject: Mail routing

>I am installing a new mail server and want it to receive mail destined
>for its host name and the host names of our two existing mail servers.
>I now have and Users receive mail
>addressed to or I am
>installing a new server, I will not be shutting down
> or, but I want all mail addressed to
>these machines to go to I need to migrate users to the
>new mail server, but not require them to change their email addresses
>right away.
>What is the best way to accomplish this?
>Robert W. Downard
>Networking & Systems Spec. email:
>St. Norbert College Phone: (920) 403-3971
>100 Grant Street Fax: (920) 403-4084
>De Pere, WI 54115-2099