Restore mail from backup

Hamish lists at
Mon Apr 11 09:35:48 EDT 2005

On Monday 11 April 2005 14:07, Dave McMurtrie wrote:
> Hamish wrote:
> > Hello everyone
> > I am having trouble restoring files from a backup, I have made the backup
> > just with rsync, so i have the contents of the
> > spool/domain/ in the backup. It seems that the
> > user's mailbox has been deleted, so what I aim to do is create a new user
> > with the same name, copy the files from the backup, then run reconstruct
> > (please tell me if this is wrong)
> > I copy the files across, but in cyradm when `running reconstruct
> > user/myuser at`
> > gives Operating System Error.
> > Could someone point me in the right direction?
> > Thanks,
> > H
> The restored files are owned by root instead of your cyrus user?

Thanks for the suggestion, but no they are owned by the cyrus user (I am using 
a kolab server, so the user is kolab-r). I have found that I cannot 
reconstruct even a new mailbox, is this normal?
How can I turn up logging to see what is happening?
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