I've got my temp folder in a ram drive 2.5 gigs ramdrive. And it helps a lot
(we have 17 filters that each needs to view and possibly alter each
And while your right a slight decrease in speed due to having to copy a
file. It would will be dwarfed by the speed of both the lan and nfs in
he's/her's case. As it going to a nas device which in and of it self is
going to be a bottleneck (poor back plans, nics, os, caching systems, etc).
Ps. Also for anyone running dovecot moving your indexes to a ramdrive, also
does wonders. And having it rebuilt the indexing on a reboot for us is a
On Sep 8, 2011 8:00 AM, "Bart Mortelmans" <b...@bim.be> wrote:
> I'm not sure why this doesn't work, but for the performance, It might
> also not be a good idea to have the domains folder and the spool folder
> in different locations. I do think XMail does "move" files between those
> folders, which isn't the same as copying a file and then deleting the
> original file. If both folders are on the same partition, moving a file
> doesn't require actually copying its contents, it simply is linked to a
> different location. If you're moving a file from one partition to an
> other, this however does result in making a copy and then deleting the
> original. So if most mails on your mailserver end up in a mailbox, then
> it would be better to have spool and domains folder on the same partition.
> In the light of this: I would be interested to know when XMail "moves"
> files and when it makes a copy. I have for example read that setting the
> temp-folder in memory would be a good thing to do. But if files are
> "moved" in and out of the temp folder instead of being copied there,
> this might not be such a good idea. Does anybody have an insight on this?
> Bart Mortelmans
> Op 08/09/11 13:26, Rittikorn L schreef:
>> If I mount MailRoot folder to storage it can work normally.
>> but it include spool folder, I don't want process spool folder at storage
>> because storage it low performance, May be if run in real environment
>> will lose connection.
>> someone has any idea?
>> Rittikorn L.
>> On 08/09/11 15:43, Rittikorn L wrote:
>>> I would like to move XMail mailbox data to storage.
>>> I mount nfs only domains folder to storage and copy all user folders
>>> to storage.
>>> mail client can connect to server and got old Email normally
>>> after that I check send Email to local users but no any Email
>>> receive, Email still remain in spool folder,
>>> but if I send Email to outside it can send normally,
>>> Help me please...
>>> Rittikorn L.
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