Migrating from UW-Imap to Cyrus

Michael Menge Michael.Menge at zdv.uni-tuebingen.de
Thu Feb 16 09:03:40 EST 2006

Nicolas KOWALSKI wrote:
> Michael Menge <Michael.Menge at zdv.uni-tuebingen.de> writes:
> Hello,
>>Is ther a way to make imapsync run faster ore are there faster
> I migrated from uw-imapd to Cyrus with the "mailutil" tool coming with
> the uw-imapd distribution. As long as your uw mailboxes do not contain
> "garbage" (messages with bad headers, nuls or bare newlines), it will
> run fast; if there is garbage, it will just stop. For the subscription
> lists, I used imapsync, and modified it to just sync subscriptions
> after migrating the data.
> In my case, on one moderately big server (1GB RAM, Xeon 2,4Ghz, SCSI
> U-160 disks), it took 6H for migrating about 15GB of data, in ~4000
> mailboxes, containg ~400000 messages in total.
mailutil seems to be fast, but at the moment it don't copy the flags.
which option do i need for this?

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