[ILUG] Routing question - I think :-)
nickm at go2.ie
Tue Apr 20 13:27:00 IST 2004
Niall O Broin wrote:
> We have two servers which are hosted in a colo facility. One (A) is currently
> the primary mail server for a number of domains. I want to make the other (B)
> the secondary server for these domains. Both servers have two LAN
> connections, the second being used for an RFC1918 private network. I would
> like to figure out a way of getting traffic to go from server A to server B
> over the private LAN so that email which lands on B (which will be mostly
> spam, sadly) and is thence forwarded to A travels over the private LAN (where
> bandwidth is not chargeable). Is there any way of doing this, given that the
> public addresses of A are not bound to the private network's NIC?
You need to force B to always relay to the IP of A on the private LAN.
In postfix you could do this with an entry in the transport table:
There's probably a way to do this globally too.
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