At 10:42 09/10/2002 +0200, you wrote Which directories did you mount as NFS? Are you using CDB files or an SQL backend for authentication?
-- Steve >Hi, > >I'm trying to share maildir directories with NFS from a backend file >server to distribute load on a couple frontend pop/smtp boxes. In my first >tests, everything works ok at the moment with vpopmail, qmail-pop3d and >courier-imapd managing remotely exported mailboxes, but I get a >nfs-related locking error when trying to add/edit user accounts, changinng >passwords, quotas, etc. > >vpopmail tools complaint with non-NFS related error messages, but when >running them thru strace, I find a timeout while trying to lock vusers cdb >files. NFS client boxes are linux, server is a netapp.com filer, nfs mount >options are the defaults (got error when trying to switch to tcp-based >nfs), and lockd service is enabled. > >I know this is not directly related to vpopmail, but what nfs settings are >appropiate for this purpose? > >Thnx >