Migrating Cyrus IMAP users to a new host

Rob Siemborski rjs3 at andrew.cmu.edu
Tue May 27 16:39:21 EDT 2003

On Tue, 27 May 2003, Tom Carroll wrote:

> I performed the method as you suggested.  Only one problem: the Berkeley
> db incompatibilities (db3 to db4).  This forced me to use reconstruct to
> update the indexes.  Some state information was lost that aggravated the
> users (users maintain > 700 MB in their inboxes), but
> beyond that, everything appears fine.  Mind you, my upgrade was minor:
> 2.1.9 to 2.1.12.

It shouldn't have.  The index files aren't kept in cyrusdb format.

It may have forced you to rebuild the mailbox list (doesn't Berkeley DB
provide an upgrade utility for this sort of thing?)


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

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