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From: Eric Wong <>
To: Konstantin Ryabitsev <>
Subject: Re: Is it safe to round-robin the nntp server?
Date: Wed, 1 Sep 2021 20:54:13 +0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20210901205413.GA11375@dcvr> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20210901203022.lmyudbbouxzt5rfr@meerkat.local>

Konstantin Ryabitsev <> wrote:
> Hello:
> With now 3 different nodes with failover, I'm curious if it's
> safe to point the NNTP server at that as well. I'm assuming that article
> numbers are going to be the same across all three systems, but I wanted to
> double-check that it's the case. I.e., if node1 goes down and DNS shifts to
> point at node2, will that mess up nntp access, or is that okay? What about
> imap?

Likely, it depends on how picky NNTP clients are.  The one thing
that could differ is the "created_at" field in msgmap.sqlite3.

created_at probably affects IMAP more (UIDVALIDITY), though; and
I know some IMAP synchronization tools get picky about that.

  reply	other threads:[~2021-09-01 20:54 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-09-01 20:30 Is it safe to round-robin the nntp server? Konstantin Ryabitsev
2021-09-01 20:54 ` Eric Wong [this message]
2021-09-01 20:56   ` Konstantin Ryabitsev
2021-09-01 21:03     ` Eric Wong
2021-10-12 12:28       ` Eric Wong

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