Corrupted transaction log and redownloading
aki.tuomi at open-xchange.com
Mon Feb 25 18:57:49 EET 2019
> On 25 February 2019 18:49 azurit--- via dovecot <dovecot at dovecot.org> wrote:
> today we had to hard-reboot one of our dovecot proxy backends and
> after boot up, lot's of accounts were showing this error and appeard
> Error: Corrupted transaction log file ...
> After deleting the indexes (not uid file, problem wasn't in deleting
> indexes, i'm doing this often), e-mails showed up ok but e-mail
> clinets started to download them again.
> Why this happened and how to prevent it (other than 'not
> hard-rebooting')? I know that reboot could cause corruption of uid
> files in some cases but this time it looks like this was caused by
> corrupted indexes - how index corruption can cause redownloading and
> Thanks for any info.
dovecot should fix corrupted transaction log file, but it usually requires another log in from the user, and sometimes
doveadm force-resync -u victim "*"
# or if you have INBOX/ namespace prefix
doveadm force-resync -u victim "INBOX/*"
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