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Domino 5 scheduled compact only compacts mail.box

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We are running a Domino 5 environment and one of our servers fails to run the compact task in the evening.  I have tried scheduling it at a different time and with different parameters (-S 5 and -B).  The notes log will show the compact task launching and compacting mail.box but nothing else.  Any clues on what might be wrong would be greatly appreciated.
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Mail.box can be a source of many problems. You could try the following:
1) compact mail.box manually (server off, then open a DOS-box and run "ncompact" or "compact" on a Linux box)
2) stop the server, rename mail.box to mail.box.old or so, then restart the server; Domino will create a new mail.box database

If your server has to handle many mails, you can improve performance considerably when you enable multiple mail.box files (see the server document)
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Thanks very much for the help.  I stopped server and renamed mail.box and let system create new one.  Compact starting running as scheduled that night.  
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Ah! There might be sent or received mails in the old mail.box database, better check that.
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