Title: RE: Keeping lists in two machines in sync.
Have you looked into using Unison via SSH? http://www.cis.upenn.edu/~bcpierce/unison/
From: Burt Juda [mailto:email@example.com]
Sent: Friday, June 06, 2003 12:26 PM
Subject: Re: Keeping lists in two machines in sync.
Then there is the possibility that a change could be made on each
server. One would be lost during the rsync. You can only do the rsync
in one direction at a time.
What I did in this situation is to run a script on the backup to rewrite
the majordomo list aliases to specifically point to the primary
This would queue up any mail for majordomo or lists 'til the primary
came back online, but there was NO possiblilty of anything getting out
>Is there some reason you shouldn't/couldn't use rsync on *both* sides,
>to synchronize both servers? Use options to only update files that are
>Sujit Choudhury <S.Choudhury@westminster.ac.uk> had this to say,
>>We have two MTA - one the main one and the other the backup one. MX
>>record for the main one is lower than the backup one. However we are
>>running majordomo on both the machines. This causes one small
>>problem. Sometimes the secondary MTA's majordomo files are updated if
>>the request reaches the secondary MTA. I use rsync to maintain any
>>changes in the primary MTA's majordomo files are reflected in the
>>secondary MTA, however have no idea how to keep both of them in sync.
>>Any help would be appreciated.