Assistance with doveadm backup...

SH Development listaccount at
Thu Feb 21 06:11:04 EET 2019

I am having trouble locating examples of how to use doveadm backup.  All the examples I see are for sync.  I simply want to create a backup to a network volume of the email server's vmail folders.  The goal here is to have a reasonably current backup should the main drive on the email server go south.

We currently authenticate our users from a mysql database.  User’s mailboxes are stored as domainname/username/Maildir

I assume what I will wind up on the network volume is a duplicate directory structure as the vmail folder on the email server?

Can someone help get me started here?


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