cyrus replication and RENAME problem

Rudy Gevaert Rudy.Gevaert at
Mon May 31 06:58:57 EDT 2010

On 05/27/2010 02:46 PM, Markus Rebensburg wrote:
> Hi list,
> we have a cyrus murder cluster with two frontends,two backends and two
> replication servers, all running cyrus version 2.3.14. Each backend has
> two partitions. The two backends are replicated to the replication
> servers using the cyrus replication mechanism (sync_client -r). The
> replication servers have an identical partition scheme.
> Now to our problem:
> When I move a mailbox from one partition to the other partition on the
> same backend without changing the name of this mailbox (example command
> in cyradm: 'rename user.testa user.testa raid1'), nothing happens on the
> replication server but the mailbox is successfully moved on the
> backend.  But when I also change the name of the mailbox while moving it
> (example:  'rename user.testa user.testb raid1') the replication works
> file and the mailbox on the replication server also changes the name and
> the partition.
> I haven't found anything in this mailing list about a possible solution
> to this problem, maybe it is an unknown bug or maybe a 'feature'?
> Can anyone help me?
> Renaming forth and back is a way, but not a really good solution to this
> problem.

Hi Mark,

Have you been able to fix this?  It seems a bug to me.


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