Using xfer to migrate mailboxes to a new server

Simon Fraser srf at
Tue Feb 16 06:35:44 EST 2010

On Tue, 2010-02-16 at 11:29 +0000, David Mayo wrote:

> >> localhost.localdomain> xfer user.elver
> >> xfermailbox: Server(s) unavailable to complete operation
> > 
> > There should be a bit more information in the log, too. While debugging
> > the authentication and permissions I found the error messages put into
> > syslog were more helpful than the program output. 
> Some additional things to look out for:
> - You must run this command on the existing back-end
> - The mailbox *must* have a quota set

I don't have quotas set, and it worked.  Is this only a requirement for
moving to 2.3.x? 


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