db upgrades in 2.4.x?

Andrew Morgan morgan at orst.edu
Wed Oct 19 11:35:44 EDT 2011

On Wed, 19 Oct 2011, Zachariah Mully wrote:

> On 10/19/2011 06:24 AM, Bron Gondwana wrote:>
>> Just the upgrade should copy the seen data in - but note it needs to be done
>> with the NEW code, you won't get a reindexing just by reconstructing with the
>> old reconstruct.
> You mean using 2.4.12's reconstruct? I am doing that, but it's not
> migrating Seen state. Is (-r) not enough?
>> The mailbox will be reindexed at the moment when it first gets opened.  The
>> rest will be re-indexed by cyr_expire when it runs regularly, if nothing
>> touches them before then.
>>> 	Is it possible to trigger a reindex manually of a single mailbox? How
>>> are others dealing with this?
>> Just open it, it will upgrade.
> My hope was to hold any incoming mail and logins during the migration,
> and then trigger reindexes of the hottest mailboxes on the system before
> allowing connections back to it. Basically, targeting inboxes and sent
> folders, so that the server isn't swamped with indexing as soon as
> everyones damn smartphone logs in. Something like $cyr_reindex user/z*
> user/z*/Sent, then cyr_expire can take care of everything else during a
> nightly run.

You could write a simple Perl/PHP/Whatever script to open the mailbox as a 
Cyrus admin user.


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