Two cyrus processes, one mail spool

Ciro Iriarte cyruspy at
Thu Sep 17 10:36:03 EDT 2009

2009/9/17 Simon Matter <simon.matter at>:
>> Hi, is it safe to run two cyrus processes on the same filesystem/mail
>> spool to provide scalability and HA?, in example, two servers
>> accessing one clustered filesystem or NFS directory?.
> Hi, NFS no, that doesn't seem to work even on NFSv4. At least no one has
> confirmed it to work IIRC.
> With a clustered filesystem it should work, but make sure you don't run
> Berkeley DB backends, run it with skiplist instead.
> Regards,
> Simon

BDB is the default, isn't it?, how would skiplist affect
functionality/speed?, is that just a configuration parameter o cyrus
hast to be built/compiled again to support it?.


Ciro Iriarte

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