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I have some low-end PCs,they include 486 and 586,and I want to use these PCs to build up an E-mail Server:these PCs can cooperate with each other and work as one single server.
But I do not find a good solution.Can you give me a good idea or point me a good way?
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by:sjmoore
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I don't quite understand the purpose of your idea.  An e-mail server is not such a complex piece of code.  I fail to
visualize how, or why you would want to partition it's functionality.  I can see that if the load on the server was too big you would want to replicate all or some of the
server's functions onto another host, but you would still need a controller of some sort, which would kinda defeat the purpose, wouldn't it?
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tree123 earned 600 total points
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use sendmail on the fastest machine... get your isp to point the MX settings of the domain you are going to use to the IP address of the machine and it should go. linux and unix almost always have sendmail built with the kernal. sendmail.org and sendmail.com for more info.
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