Very annoying IMAP problem (cyrus + Outlook)
brong at fastmail.fm
Mon Sep 1 18:48:10 EDT 2008
On Mon, Sep 01, 2008 at 03:37:19PM -0400, Wesley Craig wrote:
> On 01 Sep 2008, at 14:50, Denis BUCHER wrote:
> > What should I do next to solve my problem ?
> There are actually a couple of places cyrus might give the fatal
> error "word too long". The prot routines should be recording the
> interactions before passing the data up to the imap layer where the
> parsing error occurs. Are there any long lines in your telemetry?
> The bad line should directly proceed "* BYE Fatal error: word too
> long" in the telemetry (if I'm reading imapd's fatal() routine
> AFAIK, there's nothing to be done other than adjusting the MAXWORD
> and/or MAXQUOTED limits. That means upgrading or recompiling the old
> version that you're on.
This is what we apply at FastMail:
- MAXQUOTED = 32768,
- MAXWORD = 32768,
+ MAXQUOTED = 524288,
+ MAXWORD = 524288,
Our smallest IMAP server has 6Gb of memory, so we really don't need
baby-sized buffers :)
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