Can murder be used for IMAP server migration?
mills at cc.umanitoba.ca
Tue Jan 2 13:31:33 EST 2007
My current e-mail server has both SMTP and IMAP running on the same
machine. I'm building a new IMAP server on a different machine that
will ultimately have ten times the capacity. I'm looking for a way to
migrate mailboxes from the old server to the new one without shutting
down the whole service for an extended period of time.
Can I use the old server as both a front end and one of the back ends
for a murder configuration, with the new server as the second back end?
Will that allow me to migrate mailboxes at my convenience? How do I
prevent a port conflict between the IMAP server and the proxy on the
Do I have to run the same Cyrus version on both machines? Currently,
the old server runs cyrus-imapd-2.1.14 and the new one runs
Is there anything that won't work in this configuration?
-Gary Mills- -Unix Support- -U of M Academic Computing and Networking-
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