tuning cyrus?

Mike Eggleston mikeegg1 at mac.com
Mon Aug 27 11:14:54 EDT 2007

On Mon, 27 Aug 2007, Nik Conwell might have said:

> This is typically an Outlook problem.  The client runs various  
> filters, and possibly has perf issues on local disk (look for disk  
> light activity on the PC) as it's updating its caches.
> Turn on Cyrus logging for the particular user (in the server config  
> log subdir do mkdir username and make sure the cyrus acct has write  
> access).  Check the timestamps at the beginning of each request.   
> Typically you'll see that Outlook requests headers (FETCH) and then  
> it will idle for 5, 10, perhaps 30 seconds, then it will request more  
> stuff.
> The "solution" to all of this is to leave Outlook running all the time.

I have proposed the user using a different client, but there are 'features'
present in Outlook the user wants.

Where is the server logging sub-directory? I do not see one in
/var/lib/cyrus-imapd (those are all binaries) nor do I see one in /var/log.


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