cyr_expire: deliver.db inconsistent pre-checkpoint bailing out

Patrick Boutilier boutilpj at
Sat Dec 6 12:44:01 EST 2014

Been a while but we just used to delete deliver.db when it went bad and just let Cyrus recreate it.

On December 6, 2014 1:07:06 PM AST, Vincent Fox <vbfox at> wrote:
>We are running quite old Cyrus 2.3.8 (near retirement) and last couple
>of nights it started kicking up this error during nightly expire run.
>  cyr_expire[3409]: [ID 386572 local6.error] db 
>/var/cyrus/imap/deliver.db, inconsistent pre-checkpoint, bailing out
>Any guidance on best course of action?  We do have nightly snapshots of
>entire filesystem, so I could roll back to deliver.db from 3 or 4 days
>Or would that create consistency issues with other databases only
>things worse.  Or could I stop Cyrus and only reconstruct deliver.db?
>The server has thousands of users and 500gig+ of files so I don't
>the idea of long downtime for full reconstruct.
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