LMTP during dsync migration

Jogi Hofmüller jogi at mur.at
Thu Jul 31 11:30:19 UTC 2014

Hi Jiri, all,

Am 2014-07-31 12:33, schrieb Jiri Bourek:

> As far as I know you can do the warm - cold with dsync too. First you do
> backup on live (i.e. accessible for both imap and delivery) mailbox.
> This takes a long time on big mailbox, but that should not be an issue
> since the mailbox can be used normally.

That's exactly what I was trying to describe in one of my previous
emails (subject: incremental mailbox syncs for quick migration).  Great
to hear that this solution seems viable :)

> When it's done, you disable the mailbox (again, both imap and delivery)
> and repeat the backup, which should be relatively fast now. When that's
> done, enable mailbox on new storage and you're done.

Right, just as I thought.

> I don't think it's possible to have the mailbox available all the time
> during migration. Well, it's possible, but it seems like recipe for
> trouble.

Agreed.  Just trying to keep the downtime as short as possible.

j.hofmüller                                http://thesix.mur.at/

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