William Anderson wrote: >---- Original Message ---- >From: "Madhu Menon" <webguru at vsnl.net> >To: <thelist at lists.evolt.org> >Cc: <theforum at lists.evolt.org>; <thechat at lists.evolt.org> >Sent: Thursday, August 01, 2002 8:33 PM >Subject: [Theforum] ADMIN: Downtime will disrupt meo email accounts > >>Hi gang. >> >>As you all probably know, evolt.org will have some downtime while our >>servers are moved to a new facility (check the evolt.org home page for >>details in case you missed Martin's earlier email). >> >>Another effect of this move is that the members.evolt.org server will >>be unable to handle incoming emails or forward them elsewhere. So if >>you actively use your members.evolt.org email account, now would be a >>good time to make alternate arrangements. Otherwise, all emails to >>you will bounce for about a week. >> > >Um, can we confirm here that we're NOT leaving port 25 open on any system >over the weekend until leo/meo/eo is all up and running in its new location >and DNS has been configured correctly? If this IS the case, NO mail will >bounce - it will be queued. > >If so, let me know, I have a clarification mail ready to go. > I have stopped sendmail on the server I am going to put the temp page on. Port 25 is down now. We can change the DNS for it tomorrow, send a test email or two, and if they don't get queued, we we can block the port with portsentry. I am still waiting on the emp page we are going to use. Ron D.