Problem while deleting mailbox on a private spool on NFS
mloftis at wgops.com
Fri Mar 18 07:39:46 EST 2005
--On Tuesday, March 15, 2005 6:55 PM +0100 Christophe Boyanique
<tof at raceme.org> wrote:
> hello all,
> I have two Cyrus IMAP server strictly identical. One with a local spool
> and another one with a private spool on a NFS server.
Don't use Cyrus over NFS. It's not safe. You *WILL* end up with corrupt
There might be some NFS Client+Server combinations that are safe, but since
you've a Linux client I'm guessing your NFS server is also Linux, a known
not-safe configuration. The reason is file locking doesn't' really work on
> The Cyrus IMAP server are version 2.1.17-3 on Debian Sarge.
> When I delete a mailbox (via cyradm for example), the mailbox directory
> is not deleted on the server with the NFS spool; but the content of the
> mailbox is deleted (including the cyrus.header, cache et index).
> On the server with the local spool, the mailbox folder is correctly
> Is this a known problem ?
Undocumented Features quote of the moment...
"It's not the one bullet with your name on it that you
have to worry about; it's the twenty thousand-odd rounds
--Murphy's Laws of Combat
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