Sun Java System Messaging Server 6.3 Administration Guide reconstruct Performance

The time it takes reconstruct to perform an operation depends on the following factors:

The reconstruct -r option performs an initial consistency check; this check improves reconstruct performance depending on how many folders must be rebuilt.

The following performance was found with a system with approximately 2400 users, a message store of 85GB, and concurrent POP, IMAP, or SMTP activity on the server:

Note –

A reconstruct operation may take significantly less time if the server is not performing ongoing POP, IMAP, HTTP, or SMTP activity.