Mail not visible after restore from backup.

Michel Blanc mblanc at
Mon Sep 15 10:19:08 EDT 2014

On 15/09/2014 15:56, Nic Bernstein wrote:
> Are you sure you've running a version of reconstruct which matches your
> installation?  I ask because the man page for reconstruct from 2.3.16
> shows both -r and -f as permissible:
>     −r      
>     Recursively reconstruct all sub-mailboxes of the mailboxes or
>     mailbox prefixes given as arguments.
>     −f    
>     Examine the filesystem underneath mailbox, adding all directories
>     with a cyrus.header found there as new mailboxes. Useful for
>     restoring mailboxes from backups.

AFAIK, if the Sent folder was deleted, you need to use the -f flag to
rebuild the mailbox.


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