Upgrade and seen status

Michael Menge michael.menge at zdv.uni-tuebingen.de
Mon Apr 11 07:28:02 EDT 2011


Quoting Milos Zupancic <miloszu at gmail.com>:

> First i wanted to test the upgrade on a single user with a moderate amount
> of mail.
> I copied the mail folder, exported mailboxes.db to a text file and remove
> no existent mailboxes and then recreate
> mailboxes.db on the new server.
> I also created user/*/ folders and copied .seen file to the correct folder
> Then i started master and tried it with a mail client.
> All mail is still marked as unread.
> Did I missed a step in the upgrade ?

Do the files and folders have the correct ownership and permissions?
Do you see any errors in the cyrus logs?

> Milos Zupancic
> On Mon, Apr 11, 2011 at 11:35 AM, Michael Menge <
> michael.menge at zdv.uni-tuebingen.de> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Quoting Milos Zupancic <miloszu at gmail.com>:
>>  Hi,
>>> We are planning to upgrade our mail server to the latest version from
>>> 2.3.15.
>>> The problem i'm having is how do i preserve seen status. In 2.3.15 there
>>> is
>>> a .seen file but i was reading that this is now all in .index file.
>>> So when i copied all the mailboxes to a test server the seen status was
>>> not
>>> preserved. (all mail was unread)
>>> Any suggestions on how to handle this ?
>>> Milos Zupancic
>> Before Cyrus 2.4.x the seen status was stored in the userid.seen files
>> in the /<coconfigdirectory>/user directory or subfolders. Did you copy
>> these files?
>> Michael Menge

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