How to clean up database garbages?
sbrown at firstcollateral.com
Tue Aug 15 21:07:27 EDT 2006
On 8/15/06 5:07 PM, "info-cyrus-request at lists.andrew.cmu.edu"
<info-cyrus-request at lists.andrew.cmu.edu> wrote:
> I'm in the process of migrating from uw-imap servers to cyrus servers. I
> cloned my second cyrus server from the first one and forgot to
> initialize the database. My second machine is in production. I found the
> first machine's accounts are on the second one and I can not delete them
> because the mail store is gone. Does anybody know if there is any force
> delete option to clean up this?
The following is how I've done it on an OSX Server. Anyone else have a
>> - su - cyrusimap
>> - ctl_mboxlist -d > ~/mboxlist.txt
>> - cp ~/mboxlist.txt ~/mboxlist.bak
>> - edit ~/mboxlist.txt and remove lines containing this user.
>> - cp /Volumes/GroupWare\ Data/mail_datqbase/mailboxes.db ~
>> - rm /Volumes/GroupWare\ Data/mail_datqbase/mailboxes.db
>> - cat ~/mboxlist.txt | ctl_mboxlist -u
>> - rm -rf /var/spool/imap/username
>> - rm /var/lib/imap/user/?/*username*
>> - rm /var/lib/imap/quota/?/*username*
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