Old replication logs

Wesley Craig wes at umich.edu
Thu Aug 9 14:18:28 EDT 2007

On 09 Aug 2007, at 07:08, Janne Peltonen wrote:
> Now,
> is it safe to delete the log?

Not really.

> What about the transactions that are in
> the log, is there a way to replay them later?

Run sync_client in one-shot mode.

> What if the system has
> been up and running for a while after the crash / forced shutdown?

It's not a problem.  The sync protocol is (more or less) idempotent.

> Is
> there a way to extract the mailboxes that have entries in the old
> logfile, to call sync_client by hand to make sure that all the  
> mailboxes
> are up to date? Or would that be needed?

Shouldn't be needed, but you can run sync_client with either users or  
mailboxes on the command line.  If you're not sure that you're  
primary and replica are truly in sync, running through the list of  
suspect users is a good idea.


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