Please Help Me Fix My Goofy Problem
javarockx at yahoo.com
Mon Jul 19 13:49:29 EDT 2004
I have a goofy problem I cannot seem to fix. I was
tasked with migrating all mail from an MS Exchange 5.5
server to Postfix. I am using SuSE Linux OpenExchange
Server 4.1 which is running Postfix 1.1.12-34.
Cyrus-imapd-2.1.9-92 is also used for IMAP.
To actually perform the migration I used imapsync from
All worked well. Status indicators such as read,
unread, forwareded, etc were all maintained.
Attachments migrated successfully as well.
Here is my problem. The received date does not always
display correctly, even though it seems to be correct
in the message headers.
When using a web mail client such as Cyrus, the
"Received Date" is always correct when looking at
either a mailbox's inbox, or when actually viewing the
This also works correctly when using a mail client
such as Mozilla Mail or Thunderbird on Windoz or
It does not work when using Outlook or Outlook
Express. When using either of these mail clients, the
"recieved date" never seems to match the message
headers, but rather shows when the actual mail message
Here is an example. Note, I put bogus user/domain
names in the example. According to the message
headers, the Received Date should be 5/13/04 12:40PM
not 7/18/04 which is when the message was migrated. If
I double click the message in Outlook or Outlook
Express it shows the correct date as "Sent Date".
Outlook Express Inbox Item shows:
>From Subject Received Size
Joe Bow RE: Sun 7/18/2004 3:02 PM 76KB
But the message header is as follows:
Received: from richexch03.from-company.com
(exchange01.from-company.com [255.255.255.255]) by
exmail.to-company.com with SMTP (Microsoft Exchange
Internet Mail Service Version 5.5.2650.21) id
KLQTWWLS; Thu, 13 May 2004 12:29:36 -0400
Received: by richexch03.from-company.com with Internet
Mail Service (5.5.2657.72) id <KZ52QXHH>; Thu, 13 May
2004 12:41:59 -0400
<891F958D45AFCC419E8BB759712466350D6781D9 at richexch01.from-company.com>
From: "Blow, Joe" <jblow at from-company.com>
To: 'Jane Doe' <jdoe at to-company.com>
Date: Thu, 13 May 2004 12:40:03 -0400
X-Mailer: Internet Mail Service (5.5.2657.72)
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