[Dovecot] IMAP subfolders and MDBOX
f.bonnet at esiee.fr
Thu Feb 10 11:38:05 EET 2011
On 02/10/2011 12:04 AM, Timo Sirainen wrote:
> On Wed, 2011-02-09 at 07:12 +0100, Frank Bonnet wrote:
>> We actually use MBOX format on our mailhub but this
>> does not permit to create IMAP subfolders.
> It does, although it's less obvious how to do that with most clients.
>> My problem is to choose the format that will permit
>> imap subfolders creation.
> Even mbox supports it, although the filesystem becomes a bit ugly:
>> Maildir is not my favorite format and I wonder about
>> Does it permit imap subfolders creation ?
>> It is possible to convert from MBOX to MDBOX in one shot ?
> You can run dsync one user at a time, and of course you can run it for
> as many users as you want. I'd suggest switching a few users first to
> make sure everything will work nicely.
>> Is it stable / mature enoug for a production server ( 4000 users ) ?
> I hope so. :)
dsync has worked well in converting all my imap folders
which are accessibles from Tbird
but it does not convert my INBOX ... which seems empty
the command was
dsync -u bonnetf mirror mbox:/user/bonnetf/mail:INBOX=/var/mail/bonnetf
What did I missed ?
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