sync_client stop working suddenly

Ken Murchison murch at
Tue Mar 28 13:29:15 EST 2006

Patrice wrote:
> Hi,
> my sync_client stopped working since yesterday evening.
> I have searched around , but no way to make it work again.
> I tried to stop/start cyrus-imap but it does not help
> my cyrus-imap version is: 2.3.1
> when I do a 'ps' I don't see the 2 'sync_client' I used to have.
> even when I launch it by hand it does not work:
> 'sync_client -C /etc/imapd-master.conf -r'
> and even with verbose I don't see anything.
> ssl certificates are still there and accessible.
> on my replica I see this:
> Mar 28 18:06:16 replica cyrus/master[6804]: process 6862 exited, 
> signaled to death by 7
> what could have happened ?
> Does someone have an idea ?

Is sync_server running on the replica?  sync_client won't start if it 
can't connect to sync_server (something that I need to fix).

Kenneth Murchison
Systems Programmer
Project Cyrus Developer/Maintainer
Carnegie Mellon University

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