Load balancing outgoing mail relay

freebsd freebsd at gorlani.net
Wed Jan 17 11:00:41 UTC 2007

 I have a simple question but googling does not lead to a valid/usable 
I need to load balance OUTGOING emails. I have serveral smart hosts. I need 
my internal SMTP server to send mail using ALL of the smart hosts together, 
making some kind of load balancing (no need for wheighted one).
Someone pointed out to use a name for the smart host, and have DNS to 
resolve that name to the IP of all the relays (multiple A records) but this 
turned out in doing failover, not load balancing.
Anyone has a *working* idea for solving this apparently simple problem?

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