A couple of questions

Andrew G. Hammond drew-vnkfHpbZfesgsBAKwltoeQ at public.gmane.org
Thu Dec 11 01:24:16 UTC 2003

Assuming the guy actually cares about getting his email, it would be a 
Bad Idea to run an email server off a dynamic IP. There are plenty of 
other ISPs which offer statis IPs, switch him to one of those. Then you 
can start thinking about putting in a server.


Sidney Shapiro wrote:

> Hi all,
> I have a client thinking of setting up a mail server in his office, as 
> well as a backup system.  I set up something similar to this for 
> another client using RH, and a lot of help. His hosting is currently 
> with Blue Genesis, and his in office internet connection is through 
> Sympatico. Since he does not have a static IP, would it be difficult 
> to set up a mail server for him? I figure if I change the zone file 
> for mail to a dynamic DNS program on the server, he will be able to 
> use pop/smtp connects through the server. How would that work since 
> the domain and the mail are going to different places? Also, as far as 
> backup goes, can I do an rsync to a whole bunch of Windows machines 
> (XP, NT, 2000, 98, 95, ME) and then do comparative backups at intervals?
> Any help is really appreciated,
> Sid

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