reconstruct(8)reconstruct(8)NAMEreconstruct - Reconstructs IMAP mailboxes
/usr/bin/reconstruct [-r] mailbox...
Recursively reconstruct all sub-mailboxes of the mailboxes or mailbox
prefixes given as arguments. Rebuild the mailboxes file. Uses what‐
ever data in the existing mailboxes file it can collect, then scans all
partitions listed in the imapd.conf(4) file for additional mailboxes.
The reconstruct command rebuilds one or more IMAP mailboxes. When
invoked with the -m switch, it rebuilds the master mailboxes file. It
can be used to recover from almost any sort of data corruption.
If the reconstruct command can find existing header and index files, it
attempts to preserve any data in them that is not derivable from the
message files themselves. The state reconstruct attempts to preserve
includes the option names, option state, and internal date. The recon‐
struct command derives all other information from the message files.
The reconstruct command reads its configuration options from the
The reconstruct command does not adjust the quota usage recorded in any
quota root files. After running the reconstruct command, run the
imapquota(8) command with the -f switch in order to fix the quota root
Configuration file for the IMAP server
Commands: cyradm(1), deliver(8), imapd(8), imapquota(8)