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Re: [SLUG] Secondary MX record - To have or not
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- Subject: Re: [SLUG] Secondary MX record - To have or not
- From: Ben Buxton <bb@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Fri, 20 Jun 2003 16:29:06 +1000
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Oscar Plameras <oscarp@xxxxxxxxxxx> uttered the following thing:
> Better if you have more depending on the number
> of mail clients.
> >From my experience optimum is,
> up to 500 users- 2 MX
> up to 1000 users- 3 MX
> up to 3000 users- 4 MX
> up to 8000 users- 5 MX
> up to 15000 users- 6 MX
> up to 60000 users- 10 MX
This is of course highly dependent on the software and hardware
combination. I've seen two MX records for ~10k users, and
10 MX records for 600k users.
I also see _one_ MX for 700k users (though this is facilitated
by a hardware load-balancer).
Ben Buxton - Random Network Person