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Article: 1558
From: Grant Taylor
Date: 2007-04-17 16:23:00 -0400
Subject: Re: milter-spamc: Multiple spamd servers?

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On 04/17/07 09:50, Martin Lathoud wrote:
> What if the connection string is using a multiple A record hostname? Is 
> the lookup being made each time? And could milter-spamc retry the 
> alternate IP if the first one fails to connect?

Usually, the hostname is resolved at (re)initialization time and never 
again.  I think having it resolve the hostname for every connection 
would be an excessive bandwidth hog unless the DNS server is on 
localhost,  even then this would be a bit excessive.



Grant. . . .

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