Proper shutdown of cyrus IMAP server.
rjs3 at andrew.cmu.edu
Tue Feb 3 09:50:10 EST 2004
On Tue, 3 Feb 2004, Earl R Shannon wrote:
> We've recently experienced problems with some of the cyrus index files
> in user account getting suffixed with .NEW and not going away. Their
> presence indicates a problem with the account. We are currently guessing
> that the files are being left as a result of the server being shutdown
> and they don't get cleaned up properly.
They'll get "cleaned up" the next time a process does a transaction on the
mailbox. Their presense just indicates that the server shut down (or,
yes, crashed) halfway through a mailbox update.
So, unless you see other evidence of a problem, I wouldn't worry too much.
Rob Siemborski * Andrew Systems Group * Cyert Hall 207 * 412-268-7456
Research Systems Programmer * /usr/contributed Gatekeeper
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