Increased File System Activity on the Index File System (Doc ID 1640996.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 21, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Communications Messaging Server - Version 7.0.5 to 7.0.5 [Release 7.0.0]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Observing an increased IO load on the file system containing the Messaging Server index files - the store.partition.<partition-name>.path.

Also see discussion of separate paths in Best Practices for Oracle Communications Messaging Server and Oracle Solaris ZFS.

This can cause slow IMAP response times, delayed message delivery, and "mailbox is busy" error messages.  See: Mailbox is busy messages in mail.log_current (Doc ID 1267404.1).

Changes

Upgraded from Messaging Server 6.3 to 7.0.x (any 7.x prior to 7.0.5.31).

Cause

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