Setting TCP keepalive for Cyrus daemons

Gary Mills mills at
Thu Feb 18 15:11:50 EST 2010

On Sun, Feb 14, 2010 at 09:30:49AM -0600, Gary Mills wrote:
> I just noticed something else when I went to apply the patch.  I would
> have added the options to cyrus.conf so a typical entry would change
> from:
>   imap  cmd="imapd" listen="imap" proto="tcp4" prefork=0 maxchild=6000
> to:
>   imap  cmd="imapd" listen="imap" proto="tcp4" tcp_keepalive prefork=0 maxchild=6000
> That way you could have a different keepalive setting for each service.
> You've designed it so these settings go into imapd.conf .  Is that going
> to work the same way?

I haven't seen a response on this question.  Is it better to set TCP
options for Cyrus daemons in /etc/imapd.conf or /etc/cyrus.conf?  I'm
willing to test this facility, but I'd like to know where the settings
should be made first.

-Gary Mills-        -Unix Group-        -Computer and Network Services-

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