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From: Konstantin Ryabitsev <>
To: Eric Wong <>
Subject: Re: Is it safe to round-robin the nntp server?
Date: Wed, 1 Sep 2021 16:56:34 -0400	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20210901205634.guu4p7jyty3ec7qe@meerkat.local> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20210901205413.GA11375@dcvr>

On Wed, Sep 01, 2021 at 08:54:13PM +0000, Eric Wong wrote:
> > 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.

Is that value taken from git repos, or generated during indexing? All 3 nodes
replicating from the same set of sources, but they do indeed run the index
hooks at slightly different times.


  reply	other threads:[~2021-09-01 20:56 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
2021-09-01 20:56   ` Konstantin Ryabitsev [this message]
2021-09-01 21:03     ` Eric Wong
2021-10-12 12:28       ` Eric Wong

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