Question about bulk mailbox transfers between backends

Andrew Morgan morgan at
Thu Apr 16 12:36:57 EDT 2009

On Thu, 16 Apr 2009, Kendrick Hernandez wrote:

> Hi folks,
> We're currently running a Cyrus 2.3.8 murder and are looking to bulk move
> several hundred mailboxes from one backend server to another (running either
> 2.3.8 or 2.3.14).
> We've done successful tests of single transfers using cyradm's xfer command, but
> I'm wondering if anyone's already written a script for this, before we set out
> to re-invent the wheel?
> I've been searching the list archives and I've come across some threads
> suggesting the use of imapsync, but I'm unfamiliar with that utility. Any
> suggestions?

I have some sample scripts you can use at:

Check out, plus the various scripts it 


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