CTL_CYRUSDB(8) System Manager's Manual CTL_CYRUSDB(8)
ctl_cyrusdb - perform operations common to all Cyrus databases
ctl_cyrusdb [ -C config-file ] -r [ -x ]
ctl_cyrusdb [ -C config-file ] -c
Ctl_cyrusdb is used to perform various administrative operations on the Cyrus databases.
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 reservations
(and any associated mailbox files).
-x Used with -r to recover the database only. (Prevents database cleanup).
-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.
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