Mailing List Message #92856
From: Paul Chauvet <>
Subject: Re: .mbox file index not being created
Date: Fri, 05 Oct 2007 11:04:04 -0400
To: CommuniGate Pro Discussions <>
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I've definitely accessed the folder as the test users where I have the
mboxes.  The folders are all over 190MB so they are very very much above
the 10MB threshold.

Something else is keeping it from working.

Paul Chauvet
UNIX/Linux Systems Administrator
State University of New York at New Paltz

On Fri, 2007-10-05 at 10:44 -0400, wrote:
> I belive that the trick needs at least 2 things:
> - The Mailbox (not the account size) has to be larger than 10MB (or
> setted threshold), also 10MB could be a very large mailbox if is a
> mailing list/small messages folder, 10MB worth of space can be 3000
> messages or more. ( IE: my Linux Kernel devel archive with over 50K
> messages are a 250MB of mailbox).
> - Second, the mailbox, has to accessed by the user...
> If you are impacient, lower the creation threshold, I use 3M and works very good.
> I hope it helps
> Christian Ellsworth Capo
> -----Mensaje original-----
> De: CommuniGate Pro Discussions [] En nombre de Paul Chauvet
> Enviado el: Viernes, 05 de Octubre de 2007 10:04
> Para: CommuniGate Pro Discussions
> Asunto: .mbox file index not being created
> Hello all,
> Since we initially setup our CGP server we've always used maildir
> mailboxes, mostly for incremental backup purposes.
> We have some users though with very large mailboxes which I'm going to
> switch over to .mbox format.  The conversion is not the problem.  The
> problem is that the .bdx index file is not being created.
> I currently have the Settings->General-Other page with "TextMailbox
> Manager" set to index mailboxes larger than 10MB.
> Is there some other setting which has to be set to get the index files
> to be created?
> We're running CGP 5.1.8 on Solaris 10 (x86).
> Thanks in advance for any advice you can give.

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