4xusers imap processes?

Mike Eggleston mikeegg1 at mac.com
Thu Dec 20 08:11:28 EST 2007

On Thu, 20 Dec 2007, Sebastian Hagedorn might have said:

> -- Kenneth Marshall <ktm at rice.edu> is rumored to have mumbled on 19. 
> Dezember 2007 17:09:35 -0600 regarding Re: 4xusers imap processes?:
> >Many mail clients keep open multiple IMAP connections. If they
> >are staying around, I would leave them alone. Clients get upset
> >when their connections go away on them, and then they just open
> >a new one so the problem remains.
> OTOH, cyrus-imapd prior to 2.3.11 had a bug where SSL-based processes could 
> hang around indefinitely. Use lsof and strace (or whatever your platform 
> offers) to determine whether they are actually still alive.

I have cyrus-imapd 2.3.1 on Fedora Core 5. I also had a seen file corruption
incident recently. Could the two be related somehow?


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