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igor at ipass.net
Fri Jun 27 15:28:30 EDT 2003
On Fri, 27 Jun 2003, joe ritter wrote:
> interesting how does mailutil work exactly? Is it a
> conversion utility for moving away from UW Imap then?
> Thanks again.
Well, not really, but it can be used for this purpose. You can use it to
move mailboxes to UW imap server as well. It really allows you
transfer/copy/move mailboxes between differnet imap servers as well as
different mbox formats.
> --- Igor Brezac <igor at ipass.net> wrote:
> > On Fri, 27 Jun 2003, joe ritter wrote:
> > > Hello,
> > > I am tasked with moving 10K users away from
> > > /var/mail/$username UW Imap to Cyrus. I bought the
> > > book Managing IMAP and there is a chapter however
> > the
> > > scripts still refer to the TCL based cyradm. I was
> > > wondering if anyone could share any batch creating
> > and
> > > batch setup scripts with me and or any other tips
> > on
> > > this procedure. Thanks in advance.
> > I hacked mailutil
> > (ftp://ftp.cac.washington.edu/imap/imap.tar.Z) not
> > to
> > prompt for the cyrus admin password. Backup your
> > old mailspool. Create
> > mailboxes on cyrus. Then,
> > cd /var/mail
> > for m in *
> > do
> > mailutil append /var/mail/$m
> > done
> > For this to work your cyrus server needs to support
> > PLAIN+TLS mech
> > Unfortunately CRAM-MD5 does not support proxy auth
> > and UW libs do not
> > support DIGEST-MD5.
> > Hope this help.
> > --
> > Igor
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