Cyrus Imapd Experiences

Simon Matter simon.matter at
Thu May 20 11:37:31 EDT 2004

> Thanks.  How can I determine what the current database types are for the
> various functions?  I am running 2.2.4 w/ no changes to the defaults.

Okay, that's fine. From what I know you can only look up the defaults in
the sources. However, until you configure pther db's in imapd.conf, you
are always using the defaults which should be fine. IIRC the mailboxes db
is skiplist that way, which is the most import db.


> Here is my imapd.conf file:
> configdirectory: /imapdb/cyrus/imap
> partition-default: /imapdb/cyrus/spool/imap
> admins: cyrus
> sievedir: /var/lib/imap/sieve
> sendmail: /usr/sbin/sendmail
> hashimapspool: true
> sasl_pwcheck_method: saslauthd
> sasl_mech_list: PLAIN LOGIN
> altnamespace: yes
> unixhierarchysep: yes
> Thanks.
> AJ
> Quoting Simon Matter :
>> I recommend you are using skiplist where it isthe default now with
> 2.2.x.
>> BDB can lead you to horror stories as aquick search on this ML may
> reveal
>> to you.
>> Simon

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