NFS client over private network
f.bonnet at esiee.fr
Mon Dec 3 09:23:26 UTC 2012
On 12/03/2012 10:11 AM, Olivier Nicole wrote:
>> I have some trouble on a mail server running 9.0-RELEASE-p3
>> Last week I set up a NFS mounted partition containing 1 Tb of IMAP folders
>> the NFS mount is done through a private network link on a dedicated giga
>> ethernet link with the following config :
>> 10.0.0.1/24 <--> 10.0.0.2/24
>> mailhub NFS NetAPP 3210 server
>> I use MBOX format on this server ( Postfix + Dovecot 2 )
> There is something somewhere saying "don't use mbox format on NFS".
> It's simply wont work. It may work, but someday you'll face some
> Time to change for maildir format :)
> Bon courage.
A mbox --> maildir convertion on this server
will take ~24 hours ... I cannot stop it so long for now
( I have to wait until holidays ... )
>> Since I used this configuration a lock problem occured on some INBOXes
>> here is an example of the problem.
>> Nov 30 23:59:26 mail postfix/local: 3YCr470N6MzYmp0:
>> to=<xxx at esiee.fr>, orig_to=<xxxx at esiee.fr>, relay=local, delay=1527,
>> delays=1470/39/0/19, dsn=4.2.0, status=deferred (cannot update mailbox
>> /var/mail/xxx for user xxx. unable to lock for exclusive access: Resource
>> temporarily unavailable)
>> I don't think Postfix or Dovecot are responsible because when I do not use
>> the "private" NFS link this does not happen ... I mean when the partition is
>> mounted with public IP addess.
>> Thanks for any info if you have some ...
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