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22nd Jul 2003 | 17:08
mood: pissed offpissed off
music: Hybrid

So you're migrating away from an email domain, and have got to the final turn-it-off stage. Do you tell the central mail hub admins? Do you make sure all your users know? Do you make sure there are no references to it left in the routing for the replacement domain? Do you even know what the thousand messages a day going to that domain are?


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Nicolai The Hand Grenade of Courteous Debate

from: _nicolai_
date: 22nd Jul 2003 17:29 (UTC)

Lack of planning on their part does not constitute an emergency on your part.
I recommend a long lunch in a place where mobile phones mysteriously do not work...

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Tony Finch

from: fanf
date: 23rd Jul 2003 14:24 (UTC)

Good advice. Anyway, I've killed off some remnants of the domain, and I know who to CC: when one of their users complains about email not working.

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from: ewx
date: 22nd Jul 2003 17:41 (UTC)

I've noticed a lot of cases of backwardly-implemented migration in my time... l-(

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glitterboy - the dark lord of washing

from: glitterboy1
date: 22nd Jul 2003 18:54 (UTC)

Of course you don't tell anyone: why would you? That's what telepathy and osmosis are for.

:-( *sympathy*

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from: bellinghwoman
date: 23rd Jul 2003 21:12 (UTC)

Welcome to Academentia :-)

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