Dave,

What is the problem with big-dirs while migrating the users?
If you can tell us the reason of the disabling big-dirs,
We can try to find out a solution without disabling big-dirs.
I guess it is related with the script?



Sunday, October 8, 2006, 11:29:56 PM, you wrote:

> OK, fair point.  So let me ask this please.

> If I migrate with big-dirs DISABLED, then I recompile to enable big-dirs
> AND I move some accounts into subfolders "a", "b", "c", etc while making
> appropriate adjustments in vpopmail table, is that an appropriate way to
> control this risk?

> THANKS!



> Ismail YENIGUL wrote:
>> Dave,
>>
>> Please note that creating 7000 sub directories in a single directory will
>> effect your performance negatively.
>>
>>
>> Friday, October 6, 2006, 11:50:26 PM, you wrote:
>>
>>   
>>> Rick Macdougall wrote:
>>>     
>>>> Dave Richardson wrote:
>>>>       
>>>>> I'm using a script to add thousands of user accounts as part of a 
>>>>> migration for a single domain.  It's a perl script making repeated 
>>>>> calls to
>>>>> /home/vpopmail/bin/vadduser -e "dsfgskjghaekjrgkr" [EMAIL PROTECTED]
>>>>>
>>>>> The scripting is working fine, I see the accounts correctly in 
>>>>> MySQL's vpopmail table.
>>>>>
>>>>> However, I'm seeing vadduser create a hierarchy of folders after 
>>>>> about the first 80-100 users are added.  Using subfolders A-z,0-9.
>>>>>
>>>>> I only have about 7,000 users to manage and would rather NOT subtree 
>>>>> (whatever the term is) this user hierarchy.
>>>>>
>>>>> What logic controls when vadduser decides to subtree the folders for 
>>>>> a particular domain?
>>>>>
>>>>> Or, should I just let my script run out all the migrations, create 
>>>>> the user/Maildirs wherever, and then start moving them to the root of 
>>>>> the domain folder?  That leaves some nasty work in SQL to clean up 
>>>>> the home folder field!
>>>>>         
>>>> Hi,
>>>>
>>>> Configure vpopmail with --disable-users-big-dir.
>>>>
>>>> --disable-users-big-dir    Disable hashing of user directories.
>>>>
>>>> Regards,
>>>>
>>>> Rick
>>>>
>>>>       
>>> Thanks Rick and Jon!
>>>     
>>
>>
>>
>>   



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