[Dovecot] Migrating from uw-imapd to dovecot
mpaesold at gmx.at
Thu Sep 14 12:45:03 EEST 2006
Anne Hammond schrieb:
> We recently switch from up-imapd to dovecot
> But many users are reporting that they cannot access certain mail folders.
> The log file has:
> imap(dws): Sep 14 00:06:19 Error: File isn't in mbox format:
> The files in the logs are "MBX mail folders", not "ASCII English
> text" as are the folders that can be read under Outlook.
> Can anyone tell me how to fix this? This is a serious problem in switching.
MBX is a special UW-IMAP mailbox format. Dovecot can't read those. You
must use a UW-IMAP tool to convert the MBX file back to a regular MBOX
format. Any UW-IMAP should contain such a tool. Hope that helps.
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