Update from Cyrus 1.5.19 to 2.1.16

Christoph Moench-Tegeder cmt at burggraben.net
Mon May 24 08:32:31 EDT 2004

## Paul van der Vlis (paul at vandervlis.nl):

> I am trying to do an update from Cyrus 1.5.19 to Cyrus 2.1.16.
> My problem is, that with Cyrus 2.1.16 I cannot read mailboxes which were 
> created with 1.5.19. The client says: "Mailbox does not excist", or 
> something like that. Creating a new mailbox and then read it, is no problem.
> I think the mail-database is a little different, and needs a conversion. 
> Does somebody know how?

ctl_mboxlist -u < mailboxes
ctl_cyrusdb -c
There is more in the docs. Read them!
Upgrading from 1.5 to 2.2 took half a day and some 500-odd kB scripts
for about 75GB of mail, not including time needed for copying the data
from our old HPs to the new PCs.

> I am trying Cyrus 2.1.16 from http://people.debian.org/~hmh/ , it's a 
> 2.1 backport for Debian stable. Are here more people who are using this 
> backport?

Me, on another installation.
Works, if you don't need virtdomains.


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