cyrdump: restoring the dump

Rob Siemborski rjs3 at
Wed Jun 25 10:57:12 EDT 2003

On Wed, 25 Jun 2003, Alexandros Vellis wrote:

> My goal is to backup some pretty large mailboxes and then restore them
> to a brand new, clean Cyrus installation, and the cyrdump output seems
> ideal to this, as it has all the useful metadata.

You should just be able to take the mailbox files verbatim.  They aren't

Note that you will lose seen state, as that data is kept separate from the
mailboxes (this is the case with cyrdump as well).


Rob Siemborski * Andrew Systems Group * Cyert Hall 207 * 412-268-7456
Research Systems Programmer * /usr/contributed Gatekeeper

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