Urgent: Cyrus troube after upgrade

Matthias Wulkow matthias.wulkow at webpluseins.de
Tue Feb 16 09:59:12 EST 2010

Hello Adam,

 > (a) disable selinux

SELinux is disabled already.

 > (b) make sure the cyrus user account is not disabled.

How can I enable/disable a cyrus accounts?
The user(s) are set as system users and identified by sasl. No mysql 

The system was fully working BEFORE the upgrade. Didn't do anything 
except the upgrade (which seems to have broken something).

Thank you for the help,


> On Tue, 2010-02-16 at 15:49 +0100, Matthias Wulkow wrote:
>> Hello,
>> I manually upgraded cyrus 2.3.7 (CentOS 5.4) to cyrus 2.3.16.
>> Note: I created the cyrus 2.3.16 rpm myself with the rpm src from here:
>> http://www.invoca.ch/pub/packages/cyrus-imapd/
>> doing just rpmbuild --rebuild xxx.rpm
>> Now when I want to start cyrus:
>> /etc/init.d/cyrus-imapd start
>> or
>> service cyrus-imapd start
>> I get following error:
>> cyrus-imapd Datenbanken importieren: This account is currently not
>> available.
>> Can somebody tell me what I now can do?

>> The main mailbox there is user.general and I tried:
>> /usr/lib/cyrus-imapd/reconstruct -m
>> /usr/lib/cyrus-imapd/reconstruct -r user.general
>> as Cyrus User.

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