4xusers imap processes?

Mike Eggleston mikeegg1 at mac.com
Wed Dec 19 17:56:27 EST 2007

I run a small shop and have around ~18 users. Checking just now I have
70 imap processes. Is there an idle value I need to set so these process
don't hang around? All users use sieve, all users but two use imap. The
two remaining use pop.

-------------------------------- /etc/cyrus.conf (part)
	# add or remove based on preferences
	imap          cmd="imapd" listen="imap" prefork=10
	imaps         cmd="imapd -s" listen="imaps" prefork=5
	pop3          cmd="pop3d" listen="pop3" prefork=2
	pop3s         cmd="pop3d -s" listen="pop3s" prefork=2
	sieve         cmd="timsieved" listen="sieve" prefork=10

	# these are only necessary if receiving/exporting usenet via NNTP
	#  nntp         cmd="nntpd" listen="nntp" prefork=3
	#  nntps                cmd="nntpd -s" listen="nntps" prefork=1

	# at least one LMTP is required for delivery
	#  lmtp         cmd="lmtpd" listen="localhost:lmtp" prefork=1
	lmtpunix      cmd="lmtpd" listen="/var/lib/imap/socket/lmtp" prefork=10

	# this is only necessary if using notifications
	#  notify       cmd="notifyd" listen="/var/lib/imap/socket/notify" proto="udp" prefork=1

-------------------------------- /etc/cyrus.conf (part)


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