[Dovecot] Dovecot Director behaviour when two or more fail

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Tue Jul 31 21:54:33 EEST 2012

On 29.7.2012, at 7.30, Dominic Malolepszy wrote:

> On the Dovecot wiki here http://wiki2.dovecot.org/Director it says the following:
> "The directors are going to connect to each others in a ring. For example if you have servers called A, B and C, director will create connections A->B, B->C and C->A"
> I am curious what happens in a scenario when two or more directors fail and potentially break a ring in half, do the active directors detect this and reform a new ring?

Directors always attempt to create the ring as fully as they can, doesn't matter how many servers die.

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