imap migration tools

Tarjei Huse tarjei at
Thu Jan 8 10:59:06 EST 2004

You might want to look at imapmigrat over at  I've used that
in the past with ok results.

Quoting Kendrick Vargas <ken at>:

> Hi folks,
> I've just set up a new machine and have everything working almost exactly 
> the way I want. I am at the last stage of migrating off an old system. I 
> often see discussions here about which tools people need to do a proper 
> migration from one server to another, but apparently my search foo is 
> kinda weak.
> Basically I want to do a copy from IMAP to IMAP, both servers being cyrus 
> - one version 2.1 and the other 2.2. From the searches I ran it seems that 
> the general concensus is to use imapcp, however it's homepage seems to 
> think it's experimental software and it hasn't been updated since august. 
> I don't mind unsupported, but experimental kinda frightens me :-)
> In any case, I tried something similar a long time ago and I remember 
> having issues with various mailboxes that simply had a crapload of mail in 
> them. I'm wondering what people's experiences are moving several thousand 
> messages in one mailbox and 1-500 megs worth of mail for any one folder. I 
> don't want the script dieing half way through the transfer.
> Any pointers to other tools that might fit the bill would be appreciated 
> too. Thanks much :-)
> 			-peace
> -- 
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