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After Creating New Messaging Partition, mboxutil Reports "Unknown/invalid partition" When Moving Users To It (Doc ID 1437180.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 15, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle Communications Messaging Server - Version 6.3 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


After adding a new mail partition and restarting the Messaging Service, mboxutil reports an error when attempting to move users to this new partition :

# ./mboxutil -r user/user9/INBOX user/user9/INBOX part-two
rename user/user9/INBOX to user/user9/INBOX
Error: Unknown/invalid partition

Steps taken :

The new partition is also owned and writable by the user running the messaging services.

What makes the new partition unknown or invalid ?


Creating a new messaging partition.


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