[Dovecot] Server Migration Attempt - new messages DELETED after secondary rsyncs

Reindl Harald h.reindl at thelounge.net
Fri Dec 27 16:12:20 EET 2013

Am 27.12.2013 14:41, schrieb Charles Marcus:
> Thunderbird (24.2) is set up to access the new account for testing
> Problem: after rsync, ls shows new messages (11 for the 27th), but when Thunderbird accesses the maildir again
> after another rsync, MOST (but not all) of the new messages are deleted (only one for the 27th remains)

why the hell do you do a *second* rsync?
rsync in case of mailservers is for *the first one and only* 1:1 migration

"man imapsync" for futher sane options using IMAP and not mangle files

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