[Dovecot] Missing folders
tss at iki.fi
Fri Oct 16 02:54:21 EEST 2009
On Thu, 2009-10-15 at 08:04 +0100, John Moorhouse wrote:
> I've recently had a oops with the system I was running dovecot on so
> have had to move it to a new machine, I've been able to retrieve the
> mbox files from the old machine, built the new machine and over wrote
> the new mbox files with the old one in maildir, connecting to the server
> via imap woeks but I can only see the mail in the inbox from the old
> mbox files, emails in sub directories (the sub directories arn't there),
> is there some command I need to run to get it to pass the mbox file to
> find the folders or it there another file I need to transfer form the
> old machine.
If you only copied mails from /var/mail/* then those are only INBOXes.
The others are probably in users' ~/mail/ directory.
> (I'm assuming that all the emails for a user, including those in
> subfolders are within the single mbox file, particularly as I'm is very
They're not. There's one mbox file per folder.
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