[Dovecot] removing uid, index and cache files

Charles Marcus CMarcus at Media-Brokers.com
Thu Nov 13 17:14:51 EET 2008



output of dovecot -n?

On 11/13/2008 10:02 AM, Lars Uhlmann wrote:
> Since a couple of days we're facing a problem with dovecot/MUA and
> multiple appeareances of single mails. The mail is physical existant
> only once but outlook shows it twice or more times. Then after some
> minutes these multiple "virtual" mails just disappear. Because this
> happens with different MUAs (Outlook and Thunderbid) I assume dovecot
> causes the problem.
> All mail are received by »getmail« from outside via POP3 and delivered
> to the users local Maildir. This was working without problems for over
> a year now.
> Is it save to remove to following files (will dovecot rebuild them) from
> every users Maildir?
>  dovecot.index
>  dovecot.index.cache
>  dovecot.index.log
>  dovecot.index.log.2
>  dovecot-uidlist
> Thahks in advance,
> Lars


Best regards,


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