creating mailboxes

Ken Murchison ken at
Thu Oct 6 09:17:44 EDT 2005

Derek T. Yarnell wrote:

> Craig White wrote:
>> ----
>> reconstruct only reconstructs folders with the cyrus.cache,
>> cyrus.header, cyrus.index files in the directory. I'm not sure if you
>> can just touch those files to create them or copy them from another
>> directory (which will surely lead to errors), but if they aren't
>> present, they won't reconstruct.
>> Craig
> Thanks that works fine so i have to create the mailboxes first through a 
> cyradm call.
> Next question I have is has anyone done any work with keeping the seen 
> state using the formail method? Or is this just out of the question? Has 
> everyone who has needed to migrate mail and saved the seen state of the 
> mail just done it through imap transfer from the old imap server into 
> cyrus?

The whole process would be a lot easier if you use mailutil from the UW 
distro.  It will do everything the "correct" way, which is via IMAP, not 
via the filesystem and will also maintain flags.

Kenneth Murchison     Oceana Matrix Ltd.
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