How to clean up database garbages?
kwang at ucalgary.ca
Wed Aug 16 11:37:32 EDT 2006
I did 'ctl_mboxlist -d > mboxlist.txt' and found all the mailbox names
in mboxlist.txt are valid. The old mailbox names only appear in the
/usr/lib/cyrus-imapd/quota command output. In this case, I guess, I just
need to do the last two steps ('rm /var/lib/imap/user/?/*username*' and
'rm /var/lib/imap/quota/?/*username*') and can do them while services
are still on, . Am I right?
Simon Brown wrote:
> 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
> better method?
>>> - 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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