Question about MUPDATE master mailboxes list

Rob Siemborski rjs3 at
Tue Feb 17 12:18:05 EST 2004

On Tue, 17 Feb 2004, Etienne Goyer wrote:

> I was under the impression that the mailbox list kept on the MUPDATE
> master was volatile, that is it was recreated from scratch at each
> start-up with the mailbox list coming from the backends.

It should be able to be reconstructed at startup of the backends.  That
said, I'd advise against *relying* on this behavior.

> I think I found out the hard way that this is *not* the case.  Is this
> correct ?

It shouldn't be, provided you are running ctl_mboxlist -m at startup of
the backends.

The recommended way to bring up a *new* murder is to just turn on the
backends pointing at a virgin mupdate server.


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

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