xemacs.org DNS and MX status
adrian at xemacs.org
Tue Oct 23 17:41:03 EDT 2007
"Adrian Aichner" <adrian at xemacs.org> writes:
> Hi All, let me summarize what I have gathered so far, interspersed
> with some questions.
> Please send any corrections you may have.
> Simon has wanted to get extundo.com out of the xemacs.org MX bakup
> role for a long time and we should do this now.
Skip Montanaro makes this recommendation on xemacs-beta:
Skip> Two groups from my past come to mind:
Skip> netheaven.com - Don't be put off by their pretty archaic website.
Skip> That's not what they're about. They are extremely competent at
Skip> networking. Contact Dick St. Peters (stpeters at netheaven.com). Tell him
Skip> Skip Montanaro said hi (it's been a long time).
Skip> tummy.com - Also an excellent ISP, though in Colorado Springs. Contact
Skip> Sean Reifschneider (jafo at tummy.com).
Does any of you have anything good or bad to say about netheaven.com
or tummy.com first-hand?
> Also, currently yxa.extundo.com is incurring varying, sometimes
> substantial delay in xemacs.org mail delivery (according to
> "Received:" headers).
> Looking for Backup MX I find:
> My major concern is that back MX services might be tempted to harvest
> mail addresses.
> Hmmh, what about
> Does that article make sense, stating that backup MX is an anachronism
> and could be avoided all together?
> Ah, OK, the bottom line is that backup MX is still a good idea.
> also provides free backup MX IIUC.
> I quote:
>> # Free E-Mail Backup (With optional spam filtering)
>> Scared you're going to miss important emails? If your email server
>> is offline, we will store your email for up to 30 days and re-send
>> it to you when your email server comes back up. You will never miss
>> another email again.
>  I think I will have to manually update it via GUI, which is not my
> preferred UI.
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