[Dovecot] Safe/preferred way to import old email
simon.buongiorno at gmail.com
Sat Jun 15 00:27:35 EEST 2013
On 14 Jun 2013 23:01, "Reindl Harald" <h.reindl at thelounge.net> wrote:
> Am 14.06.2013 22:10, schrieb Ajai Khattri:
> > One small problem (I should have described better): the old server is
not available but I've have the maildirs
> > rsynced to the new server. So I have the actual message files but I'm
not sure if simply copying them into the new
> > maildirs is a good idea :-)
> > On Friday, June 14, 2013, Reindl Harald wrote:
> > Am 14.06.2013 21:59, schrieb Ajai Khattri:
> > > Ive migrated from a qmail+Courier-IMAP setup to a Postfix+Dovecot
> > > I'm using maildirs in both places.
> > >
> > > Is there a safe/preferred way to bring my old messages over
> > > being marked as new in Dovecot?
> > imapsync
> well, that must answer people which where in the situation of a not
> really prepared migration why you *should not* reply off-list!
So.. you are rsynced courier imap folders to a new server that has dovecot
Hopefully you used the -a flag.
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