[Dovecot] temporary disable account
lampacz at gmail.com
Tue Apr 8 19:39:38 EEST 2008
seem to be problem of vpopmail. There is only solution to set sticky
bit on whole domain but no for user (maybe it's possible but i don't
2008/4/8, Timo Sirainen <tss at iki.fi>:
> On Tue, 2008-04-08 at 06:48 +0200, Lampa wrote:
> > Hello,
> > is there some way how to disable temporarily account or access to
> > files.
> If you just disable a user's access, you also need to kill any existing
> processes the user might have.
> > I need to backup with tar, but there is problem when tar is
> > reading and some file changed (with --ignore-failed-read it continues
> > but archive is not created and without --ignore-failed-read it fails).
> Really? I'm pretty sure I've successfully created tars where files have
> changed during it and without any special options. And if you're using
> maildir there shouldn't be any mailbox corruption since only metadata
> files change.
> You could anyway lock mailboxes one at a time. With maildir creating
> dovecot-uidlist.lock file (but that also means creating the .lock safely
> so that if it exists, wait until it's gone).
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