NAMEctl_cyrusdb - perform operations common to all Cyrus databases
SYNOPSISctl_cyrusdb [ -C config-file ] -r [ -x ]
ctl_cyrusdb [ -C config-file ] -c
Ctl_cyrusdb is used to perform various administrative operations on the
Ctl_cyrusdb reads its configuration options out of the imapd.conf(5)
file unless specified otherwise by -C. The configdirectory option is
used to determine the default location of the Cyrus databases.
Read configuration options from config-file.
-r Recover the databases after an application or system failure.
Also performs database cleanup like removing mailbox reserva‐
tions (and any associated mailbox files).
All mailbox files are also checked to make sure the file format
matches the configured database type in imapd.conf. If not, the
file is automatically converted using the same logic as
-x Used with -r to recover the database only. (Prevents database
-c Checkpoint and archive the databases. Changes to the database
which are part of committed transactions are written to disk.
Also, a hot backup of the databases is made and inactive log
files are removed.
SEE ALSOimapd.conf(5), cyrus-master(8)CMU Project Cyrus CTL_CYRUSDB(8)