Problem while deleting mailbox on a private spool on NFS

Derrick J Brashear shadow at
Fri Mar 18 07:01:15 EST 2005

On Tue, 15 Mar 2005, Christophe Boyanique wrote:

> When I delete a mailbox (via cyradm for example), 
> the mailbox directory is not deleted on the server 
> with the NFS spool; but the content of the mailbox 
> is deleted (including the cyrus.header, cache et 
> index).

I suspect if you watch nfs network traffic you see a failed attempt to 
delete the directory, the problem is likely that the nfs server for some 
reason believes a file in the directory is still existant or possibly even 
open and so is unwilling to delete. Is anything in your log?

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