IMAP not seeing old mail present on filesystem

Patrick Goetz pgoetz at
Mon Oct 4 10:23:35 EDT 2010

On 10/04/2010 08:37 AM, Chris Pepper wrote:
> 	No, users see the folders, just not old messages. For most (all?)
> INBOXes but my own, new messages started arriving as 1. and continued
> from there. Users can see the new mail, but not the old. This makes me
> think it's not an internal permissions problem, because they see the
> mailboxes and (some) mail in them. All file permissions I checked appear
> correct
> 	"reconstruct -rfx" doesn't help. Is there anything else to try?

I wasn't clear about whether the old install was completely gone or 
could still be booted.  If you can still start cyrus on the old server, 
you could try imapsync to transfer mail to the new one.

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