[Dovecot] migrate machines and upgrade
dbrooks at mdah.state.ms.us
Fri Oct 8 22:58:11 EEST 2010
On Friday, October 08, 2010 02:52 PM CDT, Jakob Curdes <jc at info-systems.de> wrote:
> Am 08.10.2010 21:15, schrieb Donny Brooks:
> > Gotcha, so should I stay with the 1.2.xx branch and just use the mail_convert plugin? The only issue I have with that one is that I can't do it gradually and it pegs the server for all it has when a user is converted. Is there a better way to migrate from mbox to Maildir and also from old machine to new? That is my end goal, migrate to new machine and to Maildir. Anything else is not really a huge deal.
> From what I have seen and experienced I would install a 2.0.x, x>=5,
> perhaps waiting until a matching rpm is provided by somebody.
> The 2.0 series is a huge improvement, but as always with new software,
> with the first versions a bunch of problems is being uncovered.
> As for the migration, have you had a look at imapsync? With that tool I
> migrated lots of mailboxes user-wise from one imap server to another.
> HTH, Jakob Curdes
*insert Homer Simpson sound...* D'OH!
I totally forgot about imapsync. I played with it a few months back but totally forgot about it. Thanks for reminding me!
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