cyr_expire signaled to death by 11

Per olof Ljungmark peo at
Fri Sep 26 02:41:31 EDT 2008

Bron Gondwana wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 25, 2008 at 10:34:30AM -0400, Wesley Craig wrote:
>> On 25 Sep 2008, at 10:04, Per olof Ljungmark wrote:
>>> No idea why, comments anyone? A limitation of some sort when  
>>> expunging a
>>> lot of messages?
>>> cyr_expire [96599]: Expunged 3005 messages from user.myuser.Trash
>>> cyr_expire[96599]: expunged 4907 out of 109443 messages from 143  
>>> mailboxes
>>> master[833]: process 96599 exited, signaled to death by 11
>> It would be great to see a traceback.
> Also your imapd.conf.  In particular: is delayed delete enabled?  It
> looks like cyr_expire has finished expunging messages, and is either
> cleaning up delayed delete mailboxes, or purging the deliver.db.  The
> traceback will tell for sure.

I am sorry but no traces available this time. Will make preparations so
if it happens again there will be one.

And yes, delayed delete is enabled.


servername: ourserver
configdirectory: /var/imap
defaultdomain: defaultdomain.tld
virtdomains: off
altnamespace: on
unixhierarchysep: 1
singleinstancestore: 0
reject8bit: no
quotawarn: 95
quotawarnkb: 20000
lmtp_over_quota_perm_failure: 1
lmtp_strict_quota: 0
lmtp_downcase_rcpt: yes
timeout: 60
imapidlepoll: 60

# Delayed expunge, see also cyrus.conf
expunge_mode: delayed
delete_mode: delayed
deletedprefix: DELETED

poptimeout: 15
popminpoll: 0

# We are using LDAP:
username_tolower: on

### Sync section ####
sync_authname: <authname>
sync_host: <IP>
sync_password: a password
sync_repeat_interval: 5
sync_log: 1
sync_machineid: 1
sync_shutdown_file: /var/imap/shutdown-sync
sync_batch_size: 1000
guid_mode: sha1
### End sync directives ###

partition-default: /var/spool/imap

admins: <admins>
autocreatequota: 500000
createonpost: on
autocreateinboxfolders: Sent|Trash|Drafts|Templates
autosubscribeinboxfolders: Sent|Trash

sieveusehomedir: false
sievedir: /var/imap/sieve
sieve_maxscriptsize: 64
sieve_maxscripts: 8
sieve_tls_cert_file: disabled
sieve_tls_key_file: disabled

sendmail: /usr/sbin/sendmail
postmaster: postmaster

duplicatesuppression: 0

# Note: Cyrus does *NOT* have BDB support compiled in!
annotation_db: skiplist
mboxlist_db: skiplist
seenstate_db: skiplist
subscription_db: flat
tlscache_db: skiplist
ptscache_db: skiplist
duplicate_db: skiplist
statatuscache_db: skiplist
statuscache: 1

sasl_mech_list: plain
sasl_pwcheck_method: saslauthd
sasl_ldap_servers: localhost
saslauthd_path: /var/state/saslauthd/mux
sasl_log_level: 10

allowplaintext: 1
allowplainwithouttls: yes
allowanonymouslogin:  no

tls_require_cert: 0
tls_cert_file: certfile
tls_key_file: keyfile
tls_ca_file: cafile

notifysocket: /var/imap/socket/notify


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