Conversion from UW to Cyrus _and_ keeping IMAP flags?

Alan Thew Alan.Thew at
Wed Mar 16 09:48:35 EST 2005

On Wed, 16 Mar 2005 07:40 , Craig White <craigwhite at> said:

> On Wed, 2005-03-16 at 13:59 +0000, Alan Thew wrote:
>> Has anyone tried using a batch process (for speed) _and_ managed to keep
>> the flags?
>> I've not found anything on the web/wiki that indicates this. If I had the
>> flag data, how would I get this to Cyrus?
> ----
> imapsync works nice
> problem with batch is that you would have to feed it names/passwords for
> accounts on both servers
My understanding is that imapsync and other imap->imap tools take a long 
time (we have > 15,000 users with large amounts of mail). The batch 
methods I refered to are the type of tools on the Wiki and in the 
"Managing IMAP" book, which normally throw the imap flag data away...


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