Alvin Starr alvin at
Fri Sep 25 09:49:10 EDT 2015

If I remember correctly imapsync does not copy all of the underlying 
user context.
Would imapsync copy the calendar information along with things like 

I am thinking of a tool that is fairly simple.
Not the Backula or Amanda of cyrus but more like unix/linux dump and 

Something that would dump a complete cyrus context and do checking on 
the way out into a single file.
then allow a restore with some level of checking into a similar environment.

The ability to go from version N backup to version N+1 restore would 
also sort of be required.

On 09/25/2015 09:13 AM, Niels Dettenbach wrote:
> Am Freitag, 25. September 2015, 09:06:35 schrieb Alvin Starr:
>> That being said it would be nice if cyrus had a dump and restore
>> function where you could dump the whole system context and restore it
>> into another system.(this may exist but I don't know of it off hand.)
> Why not just using imapsync over the whole tree (except sieve scripts anything
> could be done with it afaik) by a cyrus admin access? May be i did not take
> here anything in mind - so clearification would be helpful to me ß)
> A dump tool has to do similiar on a "higher level" (lke IMAP) or must be
> sophisticated enough to allow dump restore into the different setup scenarios.
> many thanks,
> Niels.
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