Cyrus IMAP migration

Henk.Roose at Henk.Roose at
Fri May 20 09:56:09 EDT 2005

Dag-Erling Smørgrav wrote:

> Tarjei Huse <tarjei at> writes:
> > Hmm, how large is the volume here? You might get away with just
> > migration using the imap protocol.
> A few gigabytes spread across ~200 folders.  I could 'du -sk' to give
> you an exact answer, but the Alpha's disks are *really* slow...

You could try rsync (archive mode) from oldbox to newbox. Shutting down
cyrus and after that do another archive-rsync.  When all the data is
on the new machine you can run reconstruct on the entire mailstore,
fix quota's etc.

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