backup replication: sync_try_imap

Nic Bernstein nic at
Wed Sep 5 07:43:55 EDT 2018

On 09/04/2018 09:56 PM, ellie timoney wrote:
> Can you please point out where in the docs csync is described as deprecated/outdated?  Those docs are probably bad and need reviewing!

The reference to deprecated operation in 
/docsrc/imap/reference/admin/sop/replication.rst, (line 172 in my checkout):
> 2. If using the deprecated sync_server scheme, add the following line
>    to the ``/etc/services`` file. Note that the port number is
>    arbitrary as long as its not being used by any other services on the
>    network.
>     ::
>         csync     2005/tcp
> 3. If using the deprecated sync_server scheme, add a line similar to
>    the following in the SERVICES section of :cyrusman:`cyrus.conf(5)`:
>     ::
>         syncserver       cmd="/usr/cyrus/bin/sync_server" listen="csync"
This is in the general discussion on configuration of a replica server.  
I think this is correct for a typical replica, just not for a backup 
server, whose configuration is discussed elsewhere, 


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