[Dovecot] Migration Question

Daniel Parthey daniel.parthey at informatik.tu-chemnitz.de
Thu Jul 5 01:19:58 EEST 2012

Hi Peter,

Peter Fraser wrote:
> I got a shiny new server and I want to install the latest and greatest of
> everything on it. The old server has dovecot-1.2.17 working
> with postfix-2.8.4,1, dovecot quotas, sieve etc.
> My question is: Would it work of I installed dovecot 2 on this server along
> with everything I want and just copy the /home/virtualmail directory where
> all the user mail directories are? I use the Maildir format by the way.

Please read carefully the following wiki article:

It describes how to convert your old configs using doveconf
and which changes you should pay attention to.


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