[Dovecot] dovecot transaction log permissions
moseleymark at gmail.com
Thu Jun 3 20:14:55 EEST 2010
On Wed, Jun 2, 2010 at 7:12 PM, Jordan Tardif <jordan at hq.newdream.net> wrote:
> So after some problems with NFS and transaction logs getting corrupted. Im
> tyring out storing them localy. via..
> mail_location: maildir:~/Maildir:INDEX=/var/dovecot/indexes/%u
> the problem is with a large amount of users.. the indexes dir becomes huge
> with this setup. So a change to make this better is...
> mail_location: maildir:~/Maildir:INDEX=/var/dovecot/indexes/%d/%n
> to seperate the users dir's into domains. What seems to happen is dovecot
> creates the index's folder automaticly and its owned by that user.. eg..
> drwx------ 3 10651674 2598184 4096 2010-06-02 19:08 domain.com
> this makes it so no other user of domain.com can get their transaction logs
> created cause the dir is owned by another user at that domain. Is there
> anyway around this? I see there used to be a umask option but that is gone
> in 1.2.x.
Why not split it up a bit more? I use something like this:
That keeps directories from ever getting big, though at the cost of a
lot of inodes.
BTW, that's an impressively large UID and GID :)
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