How to clean up database garbages?

Simon Brown sbrown at
Wed Aug 16 14:48:41 EDT 2006

On 8/16/06 8:37 AM, "Kai Wang" <kwang at> wrote:

> 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?

Yes, AFAIK, that would be sufficient.

Simon Brown
Network Support Analyst
First Collateral Services
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