Recovering Mail

David Frey dpfrey at
Thu Dec 4 21:29:10 EST 2003

 > 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 

David Frey

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