storing mail across several cyrus partitions

Sebastian Hagedorn Hagedorn at
Thu Aug 30 06:23:06 EDT 2007


--On 30. August 2007 15:31:31 +0700 Artem Bokhan <artist at> wrote:

> Can anybody estimate amount of work needed to make messages of a single
> user (mailbox) could be stored across several cyrus partitions? Is it
> easy to realize or some fundamental work is needed? Can anybody give
> comments?

I don't think that can be done. It seems to violate fundamental Cyrus 

> I would like to make extendable (by size) user mailboxes, but I don't
> want to move accounts over partitions when disk space becomes low,
> instead I want to attach new storages and store new mail there.

Why? Moving mailboxes from one partition to another works well. I've 
written a Perl cron job that does it whenever one partition gets over 90% 
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