[Dovecot] importing outlook express messages to dovecot imap server
stan at hardwarefreak.com
Sat Jun 26 06:24:34 EEST 2010
Charles Marcus put forth on 6/25/2010 7:25 AM:
> On 2010-06-25 3:19 AM, Stan Hoeppner wrote:
>> It's interesting that you weren't able/willing to track down the
>> source of the problem. It's also interesting how you mention "single
>> drag and drop". In my experience, you can't drag/drop _folders_ in
>> Thunderbird at all. All the migrations I've done this way required
>> creating new folders on the IMAP server (Dovecot), group selecting
>> all of the mail in the respective source folder, and selecting "copy"
>> or "move" to the destination folder. I couldn't find a way to
>> drag/drop a folder of group of folders. Care to share your secret?
> No secret - TB used to not like dragging entire folders at all, but
> slowly got better - and with 3.0, it got much better.
> I just tested some (moving about 4GB Sent folder to a gmail account)
> with 3.1rc2, and it moved everything perfectly, although it took a few
> There were no sub folders though... I'll test that next...
Ahh, ok. I think the last time I did such a migration was in the 2.x days,
which actually wasn't all that long ago. Last fall maybe? Oct/Nov 2009?
Somewhere around there IIRC.
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