[Dovecot] Migrating from dovecot 2.1 to 2.2

Charles Marcus CMarcus at Media-Brokers.com
Fri Sep 13 19:14:29 EEST 2013

On 2013-09-13 12:07 PM, Micah Anderson <micah at riseup.net> wrote:
> Due to the incompatibilities with the dsync protocol version between 2.1
> and 2.2, I am unable to use dsync to move users to a new machine where
> we have 2.2.5 setup. This wouldn't normally be a problem, as I could
> just rsync the user's mdbox and dovecot would happily do the right
> thing. However, on the new system I've placed the indexes into a faster
> storage medium, where on the older system the indexes were included in
> their mail directory.

You could either simply upgrade the 2.1 server to 2.2 (that looks to me 
to be the simplest/best option), or, I believe I recall reading that you 
can install 2.2 in a separate location, and use the dsync in 2.2 on the 
2.1 server...?


Best regards,


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