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I want to keep the autogenerated sitemap.xml on a different server.

Will google follow 301 redirect while trying to fetch sitemap.xml?

https://example.com/sitemap.xml --301--> https://static.anotherexample.com/sitemap.xml

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I am not sure if Google will follow the 301 (It probably will). However, the safer choice is to add the new link of the sitemap.xml in your robot.txt like this:

User-agent: *
Allow: /

Sitemap: http://www.example.com/sitemap.xml

You can read more about it here: https://support.google.com/webmasters/answer/6062596?hl=en

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