Backing up mailboxes

Patrick Boutilier boutilpj at
Thu Jun 9 21:18:22 EDT 2011

On 06/09/2011 01:48 AM, Diego Ventrice wrote:
> I'm planning a backup strategy for a new server that will handle
> Hundreds of mailboxes. Largest server for me to admin so far
> Would you share your experiences backing up cyrus mailboxes ?
> What tool/s do you use ? how many backups a day do you run ?

We backup all the files on the server using TSM, incrementals nightly.

Server using delayed delete and delayed expunge.

Also use cyrus replication to a second server.

And we backup mailboxes.db to a text file once a day.

> Any tips will be really appreciated.
> Thanks a lot
> D.
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