[kdepim-users] KMail frequently fails to fetch mail - need to clear akonadi cache

ITSEF Admin itsef-admin at brightsight.com
Wed Nov 6 13:00:37 GMT 2013

On Tuesday 05 November 2013 11:14:45 Paul Sobey wrote:
> On Mon, 4 Nov 2013, ITSEF Admin wrote:
> > Problem 1: In Kontact e35, there was a setting to get KMail to reconnect
> > automatically once the server is back - and that worked just fine.
> > Unfortunately, I cannot seem to find such a setting in the new KMail - is
> > there a way to get Kmail to reconnect automatically like in the old KMail?
> Same (or similar) problem here. Two imap connections, one to an Exchange
> mailbox, one to a Dovevot service. The Exchange one frequently dies (I
> don't think the service is particularly well managed by our provider so it
> may not be a good example of Exchange imap), and the only solution I've
> found is to 'akonadictl restart', which wakes it all back up again. I have
> to do this most mornings and often during the day as well. Some sort of
> auto-restart of the imap client processes would be most welcome.

But your akonadi cache does not need to be cleared, i.e. once you restart 
akonadi, everything is back to normal (incl. mail fetching)?


	Thomas Ribbrock, IT-Team brightsight
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