Recovering deleted mailbox

Ted Hatfield ted at
Wed Apr 27 22:53:08 UTC 2022

I've done so with no issues as long as permissions and ownership are 

Ted Hatfield

On Wed, 27 Apr 2022, Sean McBride wrote:

> Hi all,
> I have a user (coworker) that accidentally deleted a mailbox and all its sub-mailboxes.
> I use Maildir format storage.  I have backups.
> Is it enough to put the mailbox folder back where it was?  I'm talking 
> about the folder that contains 'cur', 'new', 'tmp', 'dovecot-uidlist', 
> etc.   Or would this desynchronize or otherwise confuse dovecot?  Or is 
> it preferable to use some doveadm command?  Or...?
> Thanks,
> Sean

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