Re: Sendmail problem - baffled

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On Tue, May 15, 2012 at 3:37 PM, Frank Cox <theatre@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Wed, 16 May 2012 00:31:22 +0300
> Jussi Hirvi wrote:
>
>> BTW, the two servers are virtual machines in one and the same physical box.
>
> What's the point of that?  (Genuine question.)
>
> One server here, one across town,  or even two separate boxes in a single room
> -- sure.  But in the same box?  If the the box is on fire, now you're out both
> your main and your backup server.
>
> I must be missing something; what is it?

I've never been a fan of doing that, but I've recently been seeing it
at a lot of clients. They have 2 older machines each running its own
app. They get a new honking big box with enough HP to run both apps
and they create 2 VMs one for each app.
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