Dsync problems

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Thu Nov 26 20:50:38 UTC 2015

> On 08 Nov 2015, at 23:23, Frank de Bot (lists) <lists at searchy.net> wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm setting up a migration between 2 dovecot servers 2.1.12 to 2.2.19 .
> I've ran into some issues with dsync.
> I use the following command for syncing:
> doveadm -o mail_fsync=never -o imapc_host=%remote% -o
> imapc_master_user=master -o imapc_password=%masterpw% -o
> imapc_features="rfc822.size fetch-headers" -o mail_prefetch_count=20 -o
> imapc_user=%user% backup -1 -R -u %user% imapc:

-1 parameter is ignored with backup.

> I execute a full sync first and when the mailserver are being migrated
> it only would have to do incremental. The first is run is without problems.
> But I find the following problem:
> - Flags on current mails aren't updated. If I set message to unread, the
> sync won't pick them up.

See if adding -f parameter helps.

> - On the origin dovecot server I had removed some messages and purged
> the inbox. Those message are now in the Trash and are created again and
> again when I sync

I don't understand what this means. On origin the mails were moved to Trash? And what do you mean created again and again?

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