is used to perform various administrative operations on the Cyrus
reads its configuration options out of the
file unless specified otherwise by -C.
option is used to determine the default location of the Cyrus databases.
Read configuration options from config-file.
Recover the databases after an application or system failure. Also performs
database cleanup like removing mailbox reservations (and any associated
Used with -r to recover the database only. (Prevents database cleanup).
Checkpoint and archive the databases. Changes to the database which
are part of committed transactions are written to disk. Also, a
hot backup of the databases is made and inactive log files are