Imap slow opening folder

Jules Agee julesa at
Tue May 23 19:20:22 EDT 2006

I would guess the slowdown is somewhere in your authentication process.
Are LDAP lookups fast? What happens when you run this:

# testsaslauthd -u username -p password


Davide Pasquale wrote:
> Hi all!
> I have a setup where Cyrus-Imap 2.1.15, Cyrus-Sasl 2.1.15,  Sendmail
> 8.13  is installed on an  HPUX Itanium server. I use with success
> Saslauthd that authenticate users over an openldap linux RH3 server
> using pam modules.
> All is fine user can login and receive emails from Sendmail with no
> delay but I have only one issue, when users open their imap folders for
> the first time  (using webmail or thunderbird) the response from the
> server is affcted by a delay of over 15 sec also with no messages in the
> folders.  After this  time is elapsed all is extremely fast!
> Can you help me?
> Excuse for my english and thanks.
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Jules Agee
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Pacific Coast Feather Co.
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