[Dovecot] Maildir format migration

Charles Marcus CMarcus at Media-Brokers.com
Thu May 17 14:58:51 EEST 2007

>> I am planning to use dovecot IMAP on my server. Currently it is
>> running UW-IMAP server with Maildir format storing users' mail. I've
>> found that dovecot uses different Maildir format from UW-IMAP. Is
>> there any configuration option for adapting dovecot to use format used
>> by UW-IMAP?

> I just finished conversion from UW-IMAP mbox to Dovecot Maildir using 
> only Dovecot's "convert" plug-in.

His UW-IMAP is already storing in maldir, not mbox - that plugin - while 
excellent! - is for converting from mbox to maildir...

And after re-reading this - he said that UW's maildir format is 
'different' from dovecot - but this apparently is not true...



Best regards,


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