[Dovecot] Mail migration to dovecot with doveadm backup

Charles Marcus CMarcus at Media-Brokers.com
Mon Jun 25 14:39:35 EEST 2012

On 2012-06-24 11:57 AM, Reinhard Vicinus <r.vicinus at metaways.de> wrote:
> i try to migrate mails from a non dovecot imap server to a dovecot imap
> server with doveadm backup as described there:

What version of dovecot (doveconf -n output_?

> http://wiki2.dovecot.org/Migration/Dsync
> i first tried (local-mailbox port 18143 is the non dovecot imap server):
> /usr/bin/doveadm -o imapc_user=user at example.org -o imapc_password=imappw
> -o imapc_host=local-mailbox -o imapc_features=rfc822.size -o
> imapc_port=18143 -o mailbox_list_index=no -v -D backup -R -f -u
> user at example.org -m Sent imapc:
> and got the following error:
> dsync(user at example.org): Fatal: dsync backup: Looks like you're trying
> to run backup in wrong direction. Source is empty and destination is not.


Best regards,

Charles Marcus
I.T. Director
Media Brokers International, Inc.
678.514.6200 x224 | 678.514.6299 fax

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