Recovering Mail

Robert Scussel rscuss at
Fri Dec 5 10:01:37 EST 2003

There are a couple of ways to do this.

One is via cyradm:

	cyradm --user cyrus --server localhost
	cm user.dfrey.Sent

Then copy the mails themselves into the directory and run

	reconstruct -r user.dfrey.Sent


David Frey wrote:
>  > David Frey wrote:
>  >
>  >> I have a backup of /var/spool/cyrus/mail from when I was running
>  >> cyrus-imapd 1.5.19-15 in Debian.  I upgraded to 2.1.15-10, but had to
>  >> downgrade after I realized that the mail storage format had changed.
>  >> I forgot to recover my user.dfrey.Sent folder before going back up to
>  >> 2.1.15.  Is there a way I can use my backup to recover my sent folder
>  >> without downgrading again?
> Robert Scussel wrote:
>> Couldn't you setup the user.dfrey.Sent folder, then recover the actual 
>> messages, putting them into that directory, then run reconstruct?
> I don't really understand what you are saying.  I don't know how to use 
> Cyrus that well yet.  What do you mean by "setup the user.dfrey.Sent 
> folder"?
> David Frey

Robert Scussel
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