Cyrus-imapd can't find my mail
Adam Tauno Williams
awilliam at whitemice.org
Mon Sep 15 06:27:30 EDT 2014
On Fri, 2014-09-12 at 14:03 -0700, John Oliver wrote:
> I'm pretty certain this is because it just doesn't know where to look,
> but I'm not sure how to tell it :-(
> I was using http://www.linuxmail.info/postfix-dovecot-ldap-centos-5/ as
> a guide, but needed to switch to cyrus-imapd I think cyrus doesn't know
> how to look in /var/vmail/ as the vmail user.
"cyrus doesn't know how to look in /var/vmail/ as the vmail user"
Neither does a dolphin know how to fly; that documentation is not about
Try reconstructing the mailbox after you put message files back.
sudo -u cyrus /usr/lib/cyrus-imapd/reconstruct -r -k -f user.fred
Paths may vary based upon distribution and packages.
Use the Cyrus documentation available @
<http://cyrusimap.org/docs/cyrus-imapd/> and/or take a look at the Cyrus
chapter in my `book` @
Comments on documentation are appreciated. Writing documentation is
hard - feedback helps; sometimes if you understand something your
explanation has holes only the less advanced reader can point out.
Adam Tauno Williams <mailto:awilliam at whitemice.org> GPG D95ED383
Systems Administrator, Python Developer, LPI / NCLA
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