mail transfer to gmail?

Bing Du bdu at
Mon Dec 12 15:44:48 EST 2005

>> We use cyrus-imapd-2.2.10.  A user asked to transfer his mail to gmail
>> in
>> a batch mode.  Anybody have ever done things like that?  Is it even
>> possible?  If this is not an appropriate list for such a question, I'd
>> appreciate any pointers.
> They can do that with their imap client.  Select-all, and then (depending
> on the client,"bounce" or "redirect") should be able to forward the entire
> message, attachments and all, and preserve all existing headers (and gain
> a few new ones).

SquirrelMail is the client.  Not sure if it has the features you
mentioned.  I've also posted the same question to the SquirrelMail users

> You can possibly also do the same for him, using fetchmail; use "smtphost"
> and "smtpname" as appropriate (documented in the fetchmail man pages).

I'll have a look.

Thanks much for the help,


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