Replication: does it work in both directions?

Rich Wales richw at
Mon Nov 12 12:37:12 EST 2007

Bron Gondwana wrote:

> It doesn't work like that.  Rolling replication gets events from
> actions on mailboxes (lmtp deliver, imapd updates, etc) and logs
> them - then the sync_client process running in the background
> reads that log file and uses the actions to know what things to
> check and sync with the sync_server on your replica.

OK, that's the answer I needed to hear.  If a mailbox list on the
command line is not compatible with rolling replication, then I'll
simply not have a choice but to set up two Cyrus instances if I
want to spread my users across different IMAP servers.

Rich Wales      ===      Palo Alto, CA, USA      ===     richw at   ===
    "The difference between theory and practice is that, in theory,
theory and practice are identical -- whereas in practice, they aren't."

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