ctl_cyrusdb: impact of increasing "period"

Ken Murchison ken at oceana.com
Sun Aug 29 08:08:07 EDT 2004

Marc G. Fournier wrote:

> I'm still having issues with ctl_cyrusdb 'hanging', as I've reported 
> before ... running Cyrus-IMAPd 2.2.8 with DB3 ...
> Right now, cyrus.conf is set to run it every 30 minutes:
> checkpoint    cmd="ctl_cyrusdb -c" period=30
> What sort of impact would there be in changing that to be less frequent? 
> Say, once or twice a day instead?

The biggest impact would be a slower Cyrus startup (ctl_cyrusdb -r). 
The more frequent the checkpoints, the quicker the recovery.

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