[Dovecot] incremental backups of maildir via rsync

Robert Schetterer robert at schetterer.org
Mon Jul 16 09:46:36 EEST 2012

Am 16.07.2012 07:20, schrieb Harald Dunkel:
> Hi folks,
> I would like to do incremental backups of the users' maildir
> directories to a dedicated backup host (using "rsync -SHa"
> and rsnapshot).
> Problem is: Dovecot bloats the incremental backup by changing
> the file names again and again.
> Is there some way to tell Dovecot to keep meta information
> separate from the file names?
> Any helpful comment would be highly appreciated.
> Harri

dsync backup ,may the better the solution in your case

Best Regards
MfG Robert Schetterer

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