Migration of cyrus mailboxes : almost working but... !

Denis BUCHER dbucherml at hsolutions.ch
Sun Dec 6 11:51:18 EST 2009

Dear Craig,

Craig White a écrit :
>> We will soon migrate from one server to another. To migrate users I
>> simply tried to copy files from one server to the other, and then I did a :
>>> /usr/sbin/cyrreconstruct -r user.test2009
>> But the problem is that all emails are marked as unread !
>> Does someone knows how to copy+use (maybe without rebuild ?) a mailbox
>> using this method ?
> you need to also copy the 'users' sub/seen files which on my Red
> Hat/CentOS installations are located in /var/lib/imap/user directory
> Craig

Ok thanks a lot, that's great, it works now perfectly !

For all that could read this thread later, paths are :
SuSE Linux : /var/spool/imap and /var/lib/imap
Debian : /var/spool/cyrus and /var/lib/cyrus


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