Slashdot is powered by your submissions, so send in your scoop

 



Forgot your password?
typodupeerror
Check out the new SourceForge HTML5 internet speed test! No Flash necessary and runs on all devices. ×
The Internet

Submission + - Pros and Cons of a Secondary MX?

brad-x writes: "From the article:

"Many sites use multiple MX records in DNS. But i feel like i'm seeing more and more which just have a single MX record. Why choose the one strategy over the other?

Given that MTAs are increasingly complicated these days (with various spam filtering techniques), what are some good arguments for (or against) having multiple MX records for a relatively small domain (1000 users)? Here's a couple notes of my own (which i'm not wedded to: please tell me if you disagree!)""

Real Programmers don't write in FORTRAN. FORTRAN is for pipe stress freaks and crystallography weenies. FORTRAN is for wimp engineers who wear white socks.

Working...