IMAP not seeing old mail present on filesystem

Chris Pepper pepper at
Mon Oct 4 11:17:59 EDT 2010

On 10/4/10 10:23 AM, Patrick Goetz wrote:
> 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.

	Old system is not bootable, unfortunately.

	FYI: I have 943 directories & 298,409 mail files, so manually fixing things isn't feasible.

	Thanks for all the suggestions!


Chris Pepper:                <>

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