brennan at columbia.edu
Thu Oct 2 09:18:14 EDT 2008
--On Thursday, October 2, 2008 9:10 -0400 Valentino Sawney
<vsawney at fit.edu> wrote:
> Periodically some clients get this error "Mailbox is locked by POP server
> " whenever they try to connect to our frontend mail servers.
> I am currently running the cyrus murder cluster in production with two
> frontend servers and two backend servers. The error above pops up on the
> backend servers whenever the connection is forwarded to backend .
> Are there any known fixes for this.
That's normal, since the POP protocol requires the mailbox be locked
for the duration of a POP session. People who run two POP clients at
once will see the error message sometimes.
Of course if POP sessions don't quit when the client quits, that's
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