[Dovecot] Rebuild folder listing?
Roderick A. Anderson
raanders at acm.org
Sat Feb 7 05:58:08 EET 2009
I don't know what to call what I'm trying to do so I'll explain the
I had a total complete crash of the Linux-Vserver system that was
hosting a Postfix+Dovecot guest with a three domains and 1-5 accounts
per domain. Lots of mail though.
Before it completely melted down I as able to get to the data (messages)
and save them and the configuration files for both Dovecot and Postfix.
I now have a replacement system up and running and have copied the
directories onto it. I can log in to the accounts but I don't see the
folders (I use Thunderbird as a MUA). Attempts to "subscribe" and
"refresh" the list give me no results. No list of folders.
What should I do?
I'm thinking I could delete the dovecot files:
and while I'm at it possibly dovecot-keywords.
Then access the account(s) and Dovecot will rebuild them with the
Am I heading anywhere near the right direction?
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