Restored mailboxes causes replication to bail

David Carter dpc22 at
Thu Mar 23 04:09:13 EST 2006

On Thu, 23 Mar 2006, Roland Pope wrote:

> When I try to replicate a user which has such a 'Recovered' mailbox, the 
> replication client bails out because it seems to treat the 
> '' mailbox as the INBOX and trys to do a 
> rename (which fails).

It sounds you have ended up with two mailboxes with the same UniqueID.

This will confuse the replication code which tracks mailboxes by UniqueID 
rather than by name in order to implement rename. If you delete the 
cyrus.header file and run reconstruct it should generate a new UniqueID.

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