[Dovecot] removing uid, index and cache files
tss at iki.fi
Thu Nov 13 19:13:27 EET 2008
On Thu, 2008-11-13 at 17:36 +0100, Lars Uhlmann wrote:
> > > 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
These are safe to remove always.
> > > dovecot-uidlist
Removing this will cause clients to redownload all messages again, which
is especially bad if you have POP3 users.
> > version?
> It's an older version i know. But it was working a long time without
Sounds like you're having trouble now. I think there's a better chance
of getting this fixed by upgrading rather than deleting dovecot* files.
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