[Dovecot] Complete migration from Cyrus on remote server

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Wed Dec 4 00:33:31 EET 2013

On 3.12.2013, at 23.55, Oscar del Rio <delrio at mie.utoronto.ca> wrote:

> On 12/ 3/13 02:17 PM, Timo Sirainen wrote:
>> On 3.12.2013, at 16.01, Alan McGinlay - SICS <alanm at sics.se> wrote:
>>> * I have looked at dsync but the docs state that the mailbox should not
>>> be accessed during sync, this is not possible for me (it doesn't say why
>>> this is the case however)
>> dsync is intended for these kinds of migrations. I’m not sure where you read that mailbox shouldn’t be accessed during it?
> http://wiki2.dovecot.org/Migration/Dsync
> "The source IMAP/POP3 mailboxes shouldn't be modified while dsync is running.”

I’m not sure why I wrote that. Maybe it didn’t work as well in earlier versions. I removed the text now from the page.

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