How to backup cyrus-imapd without stopping service

Daniel O'Connor doconnor at
Thu Jun 22 23:53:13 EDT 2006

On Friday 23 June 2006 12:17, Seiichirou Hiraoka wrote:
> So I want to know the better (or recommend) way to backup
> Cyrus-IMAPD /var/imap files to other host without stop
> service.

AFAIK the only way to do it properly is to use snapshots on the file system, 
and then use rsync or tar or whatever. If you use rsync the database will be 
inconsistent with itself or other files.

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