Anyone migrating from lotus to cyrus

Joakim Ryden jryden at
Wed Jul 16 02:58:13 EDT 2003

En viss Ramprasad A Padmanabhan skrev:
> Great to hear that you too are using Mail::IMAPClient. Just a question
> When I used the migrate function to migrate the folders ( from a WU-imap
> server to a cyrus server ) I found that My script would sometimes just
> hang. This would happen whenever the mails included some spechial
> charachters and '\0' chars
> So I did the laborius way of getting the mail list and copying all mails
> one by one and timing out if a mail took too long. This way I also got
> rid of the bug that would set an incorrect date on the destination
> server. The date problem occurred only for Outlook Express clients.
> BTW I am using Mail::IMAPClient ver 2.2.7
> Now When I am trying to migrate from a lotus server I am having more
> problems of mails timing out
> Besides there is an excellent pascal script for IMAP copy at
> But that too does not copy all mails
> I was looking if there was a utlility that could directly read the
> ".nsf" files from a lotus server and convert to mails in cyrus
> Did you not face these problems at all, Can you just me mail me your
> script If you dont mind.

Check out this tool:

I have used it for Exchange, cyrus, courier and whole bunch of other IMAP
migrations. It has never given me any problems at all.


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