OS X Cyrus DB corruption fix?

We’ve been battling Cyrus database corruption on OS X Panther for longer than I care to admit. We don’t have an exceptional number of users (something a little north of 500) but some of their mailboxes are quite larger (ie: greater than 2GB). Just restarting the Panther mail services can take over an hour to […]

Mac OS X Server 10.3.9

From the Apple Knowledge Base article: Mail Server Addresses an issue in which the cyrus database may become corrupted. Addresses an issue in which the cyrus server may not respond to configuration changes. I know a lot of people who will be pleased by this.


I haven’t blogged much recently. I’ve been kinda busy. I started a new full-time gig (no Codebase is not dead, just scaled back a little), I started riding my bike (10km both ways… uphill) to my new full-time gig (can we say butt pain?), and we’ve been doing a lot of work around the house […]

Bad, bad mailserver! (redux)

As a follow up to my initial post on the subject, an additional problem that seems to be affecting people with OS X and Cyrus pertains to new log files. Apparently Cyrus roll’s its log file when it exceeds 10MB. For some people the ownership of the new log file is incorrect (root/wheel instead of […]