Poor IMAP Response Time, ims-ms Channel Queue Buildup, and Server Restarts
Last updated on JANUARY 19, 2018
Applies to:Oracle Communications Messaging Server - Version 5.2.0 to 6.3 [Release 5.2 to 6.3]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
IMAP response time degrades, you may notice an unusual build-up of messages waiting in the ims-ms channel queue if not using LMTP (or in the LMTP channel on the MTA), and the server may be restarted seemingly at random by watcher due to msprobe testing with messages like this in the default log file:
[<date/time>] <hostname> msprobe[<pid>]: General Critical: imapd restart requested
At the same time, in the watcher log file, you would see:
[<date/time>] (Notice) Connecting to watcher ...
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