> I just added pop and smtp services to my load balancers, and
> I wanted to
> know if there was a way to tie the two connections together
> somehow. I
> use pop-before-smtp to allow my users to send mail, but
> sometimes they
> reconnect to a different server for smtp than the one they
> pop-ed into.
> Most of the time it's OK because they have pop-ed to both of the
> servers in the cluster but every now and then I have a user
> with an issue.
> Is there a way to have it keep track of the IP and always send those
> SMTP and POP connections to the same real server?
> Can anyone think of a way to accomplish this?
> I use ldirectord for my virtual server management.
You can use port 0 with a higher persistance for this setup. If you want
have a healthchecker you could setup one called "mail" that checks for POP,
then SMTP. Send a diff to Horms :).