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Re: Localized mail servers, global scope
On Wed, 22 Jun 2005, Andrew Staples wrote: > > A global company (the group) is headquartered in Scandinavia. 25+ companies > comprise the group around the world, each company with its own mailserver > and mailserver software. The group encourages the companies to act in a > decentralized manner, except in some things...the group wants to consolidate > email addresses across the group, i.e.. [email protected], regardless of > where the mail account lives, yet still give local control over the email > server. You need a table of name -> location mappings which each mail server can use to route email. You could distribute the table using whatever technology you like, e.g. LDAP. Google for Schlumberger Exim LDAP for a complicated example, though it can be done much more simply. Tony. -- f.a.n.finch <[email protected]> http://dotat.at/ BISCAY: WEST 5 OR 6 BECOMING VARIABLE 3 OR 4. SHOWERS AT FIRST. MODERATE OR GOOD.