The Boston Diaries

The ongoing saga of a programmer who doesn't live in Boston, nor does he even like Boston, but yet named his weblog/journal “The Boston Diaries.”

Go figure.

Wednesday, January 12, 2005

Oh, so that's why the mail server blew up

Backing Up and Restoring Your Mail Queue

The bad news about backing up and restoring your mail queue in /var/qmail/queue is that it's nearly impossible.

qmail by John R. Levine

So, looks what what we were attempting to do for “Project White Elephant” can't work.

So far, I think the desk is winning.

Update later today

Woo hoo! [doing the happy dance] The client has finally agreed to scrap the current setup and go with something more sane, which means no more control panel! And no qmail.

Update Tuesday, February 8th, 2005

Boo hoo! [wanting to commit sepiku] The client requires the use of a control panel. Or rather, the admin hired to maintain the machines once they're set up requires a control panel.


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