[ngw] A new record for us -- (no problem, just reporting something interesting)

Gert gert at gwcheck.com
Thu Sep 20 19:55:15 UTC 2012


I was asking the same. She did some programming her self.

Gert

GWCheck.com




On Thu, Sep 20, 2012 at 8:54 PM, Jim Gosney <jgosney at genesco.com> wrote:

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> Which program are you referring to, Lil?
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> Jim Gosney
> * Linux System Engineer
> * Groupwise System Engineer
> * Blackberry Enterprise Server Admin
> * Mobility Server Admin
> * CA-Servicedesk Admin
> Genesco, Inc.
> Nashville, TN
> 615-367-7850
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> >>> "Lilith Calbridge" <lilith at dcccd.edu> 9/20/2012 11:57 AM >>>
> Beats our record, which was over 800,000.  Every time a message went
> out from our student system it was copied to this account for record
> tracking.  Not very efficient.
>
> I had no trouble logging into it but all operations took tremendous
> amounts of time to complete.  I finally got permission to blow away the
> account but didn't want that many purges killing our performance for
> days on end or tying up my workstation while deleting them.  Fortunately
> I have a program that will delete all messages in an account(s)
> independently.  I still had to run it multiple times because it was
> limited to 64K per run.  Still saved me a lot of grief.
>
> Lil
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> >>> Jim Gosney <jgosney at genesco.com> 9/20/2012 11:44 AM >>>
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> We have a mailbox set up to receive messages sent from some of our
> servers.  There was a process put in place on Monday on one of the
> servers that started throwing errors every few seconds.  It wasn't
> caught until today.  When I was told to "go dump all these error
> messages from this mailbox", I logged into the mailbox and found
> 1,672,988 messages in a single folder!  That is a record.  Never seen
> 7
> digits in the little blue brackets.
>
> Problem is, when I tried to go into that folder, it would crash the
> client every time.  So now I'm forced to use gwcheck and subjectpurge
> to
> get rid of the messages.
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> I don't know what the maximum number of messages in a folder is but it
> will absolutely show more in the counter than it will display in the
> message list.
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> Jim Gosney
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> * Groupwise System Engineer
> * Blackberry Enterprise Server Admin
> * Mobility Server Admin
> * CA-Servicedesk Admin
> Genesco, Inc.
> Nashville, TN
> 615-367-7850
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