Migrate mail data from Dovecot to Dovecot
aki.tuomi at open-xchange.com
Tue Feb 19 10:39:56 EET 2019
> On 19 February 2019 10:38 Odhiambo Washington via dovecot <dovecot at dovecot.org> wrote:
> I have built a new server (FreeBSD-12) running dovecot-2.3.4.
> My old server (FreeBSD-9.3) is running dovecot-2.3.4 as well.
> The configurations are 1:1 identical.
> The are about 250 users on this server, all virtual. They are mostly POP3 users, but they do "leave a copy of message on the server"
> for set various number of days.
> Now, to migrate the mail data, can I simply rsync the mail directories between the old and the new server? Would that create a pitfall??
> What is the recommended method?
> Best regards,
> Odhiambo WASHINGTON,
> +254 7 3200 0004/+254 7 2274 3223
> "Oh, the cruft.",grep ^[^#] :-)
If you are using maildir, rsync should work.
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