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?
>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?