Cyrus takes long time to restart

Rob Siemborski rjs3 at
Sat Jun 21 11:00:37 EDT 2003

On Sat, 21 Jun 2003, Ramprasad A Padmanabhan wrote:

> I am running cyrus 2.0.16 on redhat 7.2 linux
> There are 2000+ mailboxes on the server and almost everyone uses POP to
> download the mails
> The problem is whenever cyrus is restarted it takes too long to start
> almost 3 minutes.
> Is there some pruning that needs to be done with cyrus database. And
> since 95% of my users are using POP does that make any change to the
> configuration

Yes, the recovery of the cyrusdb files still needs to be done.

Depending on what backends you are using, you may be able to solve this by
increasing checkpoint frequency or pruning the database more often.


Rob Siemborski * Andrew Systems Group * Cyert Hall 207 * 412-268-7456
Research Systems Programmer * /usr/contributed Gatekeeper

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