Cyrus IMAPd 2.3.16 Released

Frédéric MERCIER mercier.frederic at
Mon Dec 21 17:32:03 EST 2009


I have update my Cyrus installation from 2.3.15 to 2.3.16.

I know have this following error :

  IOERROR: opening /var/imap/user_deny.db: No such file or directory

How can I correct this ?
Modify imap configuration file ?
Create the user_deny.db, if yes how ?

Le 21/12/2009 22:39, Ken Murchison a écrit :
> Simon Matter wrote:
>>> I am pleased to announce the release of Cyrus IMAPd 2.3.16.  This
>>> release should be considered production quality.  Major changes in the
>>> release are the following:
>>> - Added 'user_deny.db' to be able to selectively deny users access to
>>>     Cyrus services.
>> While upgrading my rpms I wanted to see where the db is so I can handle it
>> in the package. But I can't find it and even stracing didn't show that the
>> file was searched for. Do we have to enable it at compile time or are
>> there other options beside userdeny_db to configure it?
>> Thanks for any hint.
> Its in configdir, along with the rest of the dbs.  Its not created by
> default, since its not required for normal operation.
> Actually, its not the most efficient implementation right now, since it
> does an open/read/close per login.  I need to rework it so that it does
> the open at service init time, leaves the db open for reading for the
> each process reuse, and closes it at service shutdown time.  This will
> take a little work, because we plan on using a remote MySQL database at
> CMU, so the actual read function will also have to reconnect if necessary.

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