user accounting

Rob Siemborski rjs3 at
Wed Jan 21 11:19:53 EST 2004

On Wed, 21 Jan 2004, Nils Vogels wrote:

> > how do you do user accounting with Cyrus (how much data traffic is
> > caused by a single user account)?
> AFAIK, this is not a feature of Cyrus imapd.

That is correct.

> You might be able to distill the information from the tracer logs, but
> that would mean a full protocol dump to disk of each session, which does
> not help the speed of your mailserver.

Indeed, this is the best option the current code has.

Instrumenting various parts of the code is vaguely interesting, for
example, it would be useful to be able to do statistics on how often
various commands are issued, etc.


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

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