From: Ken Murchison (no email)
Date: Thu Jun 23 2005 - 08:55:13 EDT
> Hi all,
> When an IMAP or a POP client check every minute if there is a new mail awaiting,
> does cyrus-imapd always look in the spool directory in the cyrus.* file ? or
> does it looks in the DB files in the config directory ? What file is updated
> when a new mail is stored ?
The cyrus.index file of the mailbox is opened and the header is read to
check for new messages.
When a new message is stored, the cyrus.index and cyrus.cache files are
updated, and possibly the corresponding quota file is updated.
> I am just wondering putting the spool directory on a NFS server and I don't want
> it overloaded by aggressive clients.
Bad idea. Search the list archives for the reasons why.
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