reconstruct while system is running?

Michael Loftis mloftis at
Wed Jul 26 12:02:26 EDT 2006

--On July 26, 2006 7:23:38 AM +0200 "Heiling, Steffen" <cyr-l at> 

> Zitat von Michael Loftis <mloftis at>:
>> I'm not sure if your entire plan is safe, however, reconstruct is safe.
>>  An individual mailbox or folder just gets locked during the actual
>> reconstruct.  Note that it'll increase your I/O load by a pretty large
>> amount during the reconstruct.
> Why isn't my plan safe? Currently there are 2 servers running. Same
> setup, and every night all stuff besides cyrus gets rsynced, and all  the
> cyrus stuff I sync with replication. Both servers are running and  when I
> login to the same accounts on both I'm seeing identical  mailboxes (also
> seen-state).
> Is there a better/safer plan to migrate?

I never said that it *wasn't* I just said I didn't know if it was.  The two 
are not the same.  I've not used the newer sync replication so I don't know 
any of the gotchas or anything like that.

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