[Dovecot] Renaming user account / mailbox

Nikolaos Milas nmilas at noa.gr
Thu Feb 2 10:17:24 EET 2012

On 1/2/2012 10:29 μμ, Timo Sirainen wrote:

> Yes, you can just kill the user's existing connections, rename the directory and update the LDAP entry. If you do all of that quickly in a script, it's unlikely that you'll run into trouble.

Thanks Timo,

In fact, I could have the luxury to bring down the mail server (Postfix 
and Dovecot) for a couple of minutes and complete the changes.

There is a mail gateway device queuing for delivery when the mail server 
is down.


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